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4mo baby periodically spits up clear spit up everyday. Normal?

4mo baby periodically spits up clear spit up everyday. Normal?

Spit up can be norma: Most 4 month olds have some degree of spitting up (we call it reflux). If it occurs during or after feeding it may look more like breast milk or formula but stomach contents can be clear too. If it is not constant and not severe and your baby continues to grow normally, than it is likely O.K. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Do all babies throw up after coughing?

Do all babies throw up after coughing?

Yes: We call this "post tussive emesis" - doctor speak for cough induced vomiting. It is very common and is not a cause for alarm. If it persists for more than 3-5 days, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why does my baby throw up after feedings?

Why does my baby throw up after feedings?

Depends...: Throwing up with good weight gain is usually from overfeeding. Throwing up and not gaining weight is a sign of one or more of a large number of possible problems. ...Read more

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My 2 mo pukes up every bottle.On a predigested formula worked for 3 weeks then started puking up stomach acid.On meds n puking everything up again?

My 2 mo pukes up every bottle.On a predigested formula worked for 3 weeks then started puking up stomach acid.On meds n puking everything up again?

Ge reflux: Infants normally spit up some following ingestion of liquids. Severity of reflux is judged by volume, frequency and weight gain. Symptoms include frequent spitting up, irritability, refusal to eat, and lack of normal weight gain. If vomiting several hours after meal, means also slow gastric emptying.Antireflux meds may not help with this. Ugi, nm gastric emptying, ph probe tests may be used to dx. ...Read more

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Why does my baby spit up so often after getting fed?

Why does my baby spit up so often after getting fed?

Reflux: Make sure to burp the baby and do not overfeed another way to prevent is t keep your baby sirloin for a few minutes after is fed. ...Read more

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My daughter is 6 months old and she keeps spitting up her formula after she drinks it, mostly 1-2 hours after. It comes up like spit up but smells like vomit?

My daughter is 6 months old and she keeps spitting up her formula after she drinks it, mostly 1-2 hours after. It comes up like spit up but smells like vomit?

She may be having: something called gastroesophageal reflux,which occurs when the valve between the stomach and the esophagus is a little floppy and allows some formula to come back up.Most babies outgrow this eventually and if she is thriving would not need treatment.If the formula is new to her, it could be a formula intolerance.You should discuss this further with her own pediatrician and have her examined there. ...Read more

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Took zithromax then ate and threw up up did i throw up pills?

Took zithromax then ate and threw up up did i throw up pills?

When was the: zithromax taken in relation to the food? If it was some time before - it might be ok. ...Read more

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Why does my 4-month-old baby spit up after every feeding?

Why does my 4-month-old baby spit up after every feeding?

GER: Gastroesophageal reflux is common in infants until their esophageal sphincter develops, and are prone to increased symptoms after feeds, while laying flat, with pressure on the abdomen and with rapid position changes. Common symptoms include spitting up, nasal congestion, fussiness, gagging/coughing and more. GER usually diminishes around 6 months. ...Read more

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10 month old does not spit up if only given solids but when given water or formula spits up hours after eating?

10 month old does not spit up if only given solids but when given water or formula spits up hours after eating?

Spitting up: Your child has a form of regurgitation. It may be a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux. See your pediatrician or a pediatric gastroenterologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I wake up at night coughing up phlegm. Is there anything wrong?

I wake up at night coughing up phlegm. Is there anything wrong?

Possibilities: Acid reflux and post nasal drainage can both cause nighttime coughing spells. Raising the head of the bed may help some. ...Read more

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12 week old with 99.5 temperature spitting up clear liquid before eating and then spitting up formula after feeding?

12 week old with 99.5 temperature spitting up clear liquid before eating and then spitting up formula after feeding?

Gastric reflux: If your child continues to vomit or split up, it could be gastric reflux or could be a condition called pyloric stenosis (obstruction of the lower part of the stomach). So your child should see a pediatrician to make sure there is no dehydration or reflux or pyloric stenosis. ...Read more

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Im always spitting up mucus?

Im always spitting up mucus?

Some possibilities: Some people spit because they picked up the habit and haven't stopped it. In other cases, there is a medical problem such as post-nasal drip mucus from the nose and sinuses. In more worrisome cases, there is a throat problem or lung problem, such as infection or cancer. It may take visits to one's primary care doctor plus an ENT doctor to figure out if there is a medical problem needing attention. ...Read more

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Why does my baby keep throwing up after feedings? She's on formula.

Why does my baby keep throwing up after feedings? She's on formula.

See below: Is this throwing up (large amounts) or just wet burbs (reflux)? All babies have reflux. I would see your doc for this so to give more information than can be given here. ...Read more

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I wake up in the morning and start to profusely cough until i cough up and spit out phlegm. If i don't spit it put it triggers me to vomit .?

I wake up in the morning and start to profusely cough until i cough up and spit out phlegm. If i don't spit it put it triggers me to vomit .?

Cough needs eval: If you're having daily cough it's important to be eval by your doctor. May be post nasal drainage which is treated with anthistamines. Or even acid reflux which is treated by otc meds like Prevacid or prilosec. Also need to r/o infection. More concerning would be the possibility of asthma if this is chronic. It is not unusual for cough to lead to vomiting reflex. Chest x-ray or pft may help. ...Read more

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My baby was throwing up every formula bottle he ate for three days and now he is coughing until he throws up and has a stuffy nose. No fever?

My baby was throwing up every formula bottle he ate for three days and now he is coughing until he throws up and has a stuffy nose. No fever?

Vomiting : This could be associated to a viral syndrome which is very common. However depending on the baby's age if he is in his first 2 months of life and gets fever that requires immediate ed evaluation. In any case the fact that he has been not tolerating anything for 3 days deserves for him to get evaluated asap. In the meantime trying small sips of pedialyte can prevent dehydration. ...Read more

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My 1 month old spits up a lot. She either does not spit up at all or she spits up 5-10 times which seems like her entire stomach full. Breast fed. ?

My 1 month old spits up a lot. She either does not spit up at all or she spits up 5-10 times which seems like her entire stomach full. Breast fed. ?

Burp, upright: New babies spit alot. The valves that close their stomachs are not well developed, and they are also on liquid diets and eat frequently. Feed slowly, burp frequently and keep upright after feeds. Sometimes altering your diet can be helpful, such as decreasing your dairy products intake. If baby gaining weight and growing well, not to worry. Talk to your ped! congrats on baby! ...Read more

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When i throw up is very yellow,and after im done throwin up n spit some saliva,i see blood in my saliva,what could cos dat?

Wretching: When you throw up stomach contents (yellow gastric juice) and wretch it can cause a small tear or irratation. Drink plenty of fluids to rehydrate and see your doctor. Consider birth controll to prevent future pregnancy and pamper and protect your body. ...Read more

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Toddler keeps throwing up after eating but doesn't act sick?

Vomiting: Your child may have a cyclical vomiting syndrome the cause of which is unknown. Some people suspect that it may be a form of migraine. Treatment is usually with anti vomiting drugs. ...Read more

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Throwing up everything. Took excessive for migrain. Threw that up too. Water too.

Throwing up everything. Took excessive for migrain. Threw that up too. Water too.

?dehydration: Wonder if your migraines have gotten totally out of control, and if so, your vomiting will lead to dehydration making all of this worse. If this does not settle down, head to hospital ER, as you may well need IV fluids and additional attention. ...Read more

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Vomiting (Definition)

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