Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Carmen | 2007/05/15


Phlem causing vomiting?

For the last month, my 16 month old little boy has been sick 2 to 3 times a day. He has always battled with phlem on his chest. Our doctor has him on Flomist (cortizone nose spray), which he has been on for the last month, with very little improvement. Last week he gave us a script for Allercet, which we started straight away. As a small baby, he was tested for food allergies, but the results came back negative. Is it normal for a toddler to vomit to this extent or could something else be causing the vomiting? Should we have the allergy testing redone - could something have changed in the meantime. We are really quite desperate!

Expert's Reply



He seems to have a combined problem and may have a continuing reflux as well as a post nasal drip. use regular saline nosed rops twice daily and ask your doctor whether he/she thinks your son has refux still.

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Posted by: Blondie | 2007/05/15

Please check that the little one takes in enough fluid as they dehiadrate very quickly... There's also the Roto-virus (vomiting & Diahree) doing the rounds, my little one was last week in hospital due to vomitting.

God Bless

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