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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Vomiting = expulsion of stomach ...Read more


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What can I do with my 8 year old child who is vomiting even after taking the medicine from the e.R. To stop vomiting?

What can I do with my 8 year old child who is vomiting even after taking the medicine from the e.R. To stop vomiting?

Diet: So many questions get this answer. Vomiting is not caused by stomach problems, it is evidence of an irritable brainstem and the comjkonest cause by far is "junk" particularly sugar because that easily induces vitamin b1 and/or magnesium deficiency. ...Read more

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My child just vomit... what should I do ?

My child just vomit... what should I do ?

Hard to say: If it happens once, clean them up and monitor the situation. You didn't list an age or other information that would allow more of a response. In the future please provide more information. ...Read more

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Is vomiting ok when my child is teething?

Is vomiting ok when my child is teething?

Fever, vomiting or: Other signs of illness cannot be attributed to teething. Call your pediatrician for advice on management at home & indications that an office visit is needed. ...Read more

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Child stooling and vomiting. How do you treat this?

Child stooling and vomiting.  How do you treat this?

Reply: Hydration in small frequent sips, easy to digest foods like soup, jello, crackers, apple sauce. Persistent vomiting should be evaluated and treated to prevent further dehydration. Hand washing very important. ...Read more

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Child vomitting, really tired, fever. What can it be?

Child vomitting, really tired, fever. What can it be?

Many possibilities: Probably viral. Bed rest, bland liquids to prevent dehydration. If not better quickly or worsening, see pediatrician and have the little person examined. Hope they are better soon. ...Read more

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Child has stomach pains no vomitting or diarhea?

Very little info: There isn't much information provided -so I can only give one bit of medical advice. Severe abdominal pain warrant emergency medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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What do I give a child who is vomiting?

What do I give a child who is vomiting?

Emetrol & Pedialyte: Pedialyte is an excellent way to replace fluids, calories and electrolytes in an easily tolerated form. Protracted vomiting may lead to ketosis which can be rectified with emetrol, available otc. If you doctor approves, start with 5-10 ml every 15 minutes, repeat x 4. Don't eat or drink anything 15 min before or after the emetrol to avoid further vomiting, then resume pedialyte-5-10 ml/10 min. ...Read more

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Vomiting in child past five days no other symtoms?

Vomiting in child past five days no other symtoms?

Call your doctor: Generally you should consult with your pediatrician. This could be many things. For example, in babies, vomiting in an otherwise healthy child could be acid reflux, food allergies, overfeeding, infection or early signs of an anatomical defect.There is also a long list of possibilities in older kids. ...Read more

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Child vomiting can't keep fluids down how long should I wait for iv?

Child vomiting can't keep fluids down how long should I wait for iv?

Depends on variables: The kid that is able to cooperate with you and take well enough to pee every 6 hours can usually be followed at home. Ice chips, popsicles, sips of oral rehydration solution are all helpful.If the kid cannot keep up, wets less than every 8 hours or "looks bad" to you, likely needs an IV and inpatient care. ...Read more

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My child, 22 months old, is vomiting whatever she takes since last 12 hours. What should be given ?

My child, 22 months old, is vomiting whatever she takes  since last 12 hours. What should be given ?

Fluids: The key to treating stomach viruses, or gastroenteritis, is fluids. If there is fever or diarrhea, the fluid loss is greater. You should watch urine output, ability to make tears, and ability to remain alert. If you are worried about any of these items, or need further advice, please contact your pediatrician asap. ...Read more

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How to stop vomiting in a 6 year old child?

Small frequent sips: In acute case of vomiting, small frequent sips of clear liquids such as pedialyte or gatorade can do a trick. If vomiting persists or vomiting is associated with abdominal pain, consult with your child's primary care physician. ...Read more

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Why does my 2 year old child vomit more often than the other children do?

Why does my 2 year old child vomit more often than the other children do?

Abnormal: Don't know about the "other children" but none of them should be vomiting. See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can a child travel by air when they have symptoms of vomiting and diarrhoea?

Technically, yes: It is possible although i would not advise it. It will be very unpleasant for you and anyone who has the misfortune to be seated near you. In possible, wait until the child is better. ...Read more

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In the nursery I work in a child projectile vomited in the same room I was in. I didn't touch the child or the vomit. How likely am I to get ill?

In the nursery I work in a child projectile vomited in the same room I was in. I didn't touch the child or the vomit. How likely am I to get ill?

Lower than the kids: Most adults have experienced enough of these viruses in their life to be immune & lack of contact with the kid/debris would also make your risk minor. ...Read more

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