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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Buffs | 2004/10/13

Q.

5 month old throwing up

my friend who is staying with us has a 5 month old son and yesterday he just threw up whatever he ate. She gives him the powdered baby milk and puritee 5 month food. He is drinking fine but he just cant keep the puritee down. any suggestions?

One more thing when can he try cows milk?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Cow's milk should not be introduced before 12 months. Any gastro-enteritis episode may cause vomiting for a day or two. If the child becomes dehydrated or the vomiting persists you need to see your doctor.

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