Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Tania | 2011/02/10

Q.

Vomitting

Hello Dr

My 19 months old baby was diagnosed with throat infection. She is spitting / vomitting. can throat infection cause this?

Thank you

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Tonsillitis can certainly cause vomiting as you describe in young children. Once the infection is brought under control by the antibiotic your little toddler will stop vomiting. Give her extra fluids to drink especially water and also rooibos if she will drink it.

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