Dumping syndrome has been described in children, but it is very rare. It has only been described in children who have had operations on the lower part of the oesophagus and upper part of the stomach.Your daughter has not had such an operation.
Despite this your daughter's symptoms very closely fit the usual chain of events found in the dumping syndrome.This is very unusual to say the least, but it seems as if your paediatrician is correct in identifying this problem.
It is essential for your daughter to be seen by a paediatric gastroenterologist as soon as possible. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.
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