Our expert says:
Dear Worried "Reflux" Mom
I can imagine that you must be worried and that the entire family must be totally worn out after all this time with your son being constantly ill. I would take the advice of the one Paediatrician regarding the treatment with Losec (this is a tried and trusted medication for the treatment of gastric reflux) and if this still does not help (and I am holding thumbs that it does!), then take the next step of doing further tests. If your son does suffer from gastric reflux then I also think he should be seen by a dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area). The dietitian will help you with planning your son's food intake to lessen the reflux and to also check if he is getting the nutrients he needs to keep his immune system functioning properly.
Hang in there
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