Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Haseena | 2010/11/04

Q.

reflux

Hi.I have 6 week old infant who has been suffering with severe reflux.After every feed he archers his back,spits up and is restless uncomfortable and cries alot.His sleep is regularly disturbed.What should I do?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby will need to start on a medicine such as Losec to reduce the acid in his stomach.It is acid in your baby's stomach which causes him such discomfort when reflux occurs. You should speak to your paediatrician.

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