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How come children vomit when they have the flu?
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Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
Pediatrics
15 doctors agree
In brief: Many causes
Vomiting is a common symptom in children when they are sick.
Some viruses (typically called stomach viruses), can cause symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Sometimes vomiting occurs after coughing fits or after swallowing mucous. Vomiting is not usually concerning, as long as the child remains well hydrated, is acting normally and the vomiting is not bloody or bile-colored (green).

In brief: Many causes
Vomiting is a common symptom in children when they are sick.
Some viruses (typically called stomach viruses), can cause symptoms of nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Sometimes vomiting occurs after coughing fits or after swallowing mucous. Vomiting is not usually concerning, as long as the child remains well hydrated, is acting normally and the vomiting is not bloody or bile-colored (green).
Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
Dr. Bert Mandelbaum
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessirly
Not every patient with flu expected to vomit.

In brief: Not necessirly
Not every patient with flu expected to vomit.
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
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