Baby Vomiting

Baby vomiting is of concern if it is prolonged as it may result in dehydration. Gastroenteritis, infant reflux, pyloric stenosis, food allergy, meningitis, and intussusception are the causes of baby vomiting. Vomiting leads to dehydration which is manifested by fewer wet napkins, dry mouth, and tearless crying. Dehydration can be managed by giving sips of water, frequent breastfeeding in breastfed babies, and lactose-free formula milk in formula-fed babies.

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Why is my 3-year-old toddler unable to digest water and vomits excessively when I try to feed him?

Query: Hello doctor, My toddler is three years old and started vomiting excessively. He cannot even digest water. As soon as he swallows something, he vomits it out. This is the fourth time he vomited today. He is extremely weak, cannot eat or sleep, and suddenly wakes up to vomit whatever I feed him. It i...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I think the child suffers from constipation, so he vomits whenever you try to feed him. I suggest you reduce his intake of bread, milk, chocolates, and chips and increase his intake of water for long-term benefits.  Read Full »

Why is my son having a high fever and throwing up everything he eats?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2 year old son is suffering from fever. The temperature right now is 100.4 degrees. He is vomiting every thing he is eating.  Read Full »

Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is a sore throat, most likely of a viral origin. But, a bacterial cause should be considered if there is a significant pain the throat. The investigations to be done are CBC (complete blood count) and ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate). I suggest the f...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for my ten-year-old niece, who is vomiting after a collision in the head?

Query: Hi doctor, My niece got hit on her head, and she is crying since then. She is having a problem while sleeping, and she vomited after two hours of the collision. The collision was not that strong. Is it something serious or is it just trauma? There is no swelling on the head that I can see. Please h...  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Any head trauma has to be observed for signs and symptoms for about 48 hours. An external injury may or may not be there, but internal injury has to be looked for. Vomiting is a symptom of internal injury, but most kids also vomit due to crying excessively. She needs t...  Read Full »

Does vomiting after every meal by an infant indicate viral gastritis?

Query: Hi doctor, My 18-month-old child has been vomiting on and off after eating for a few days. It started Sunday night after dinner. Then she vomited after nearly every meal Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday, she was dehydrated, so we took her to the emergency department. She had low blood sugar and high k...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is quite possible this was viral gastritis or food poisoning. It is less likely to be bowel obstruction if there was no distension or abdominal pain. Yes, you may either get just gastritis (vomiting) or gastroenteritis (vomiting and loose motions) with a viral bug. O...  Read Full »

Why is my 10-month-old baby not eating food or drinking milk?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby boy’s birth weight was 3.02 kg. He is almost ten months old now, and last month when I checked his weight, it was 7 kg. He is getting tall every month but is very thin and almost looks the same as the day I brought him home. He never took a bottle, even though I tried sever...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. However, few possibilities can cause such symptoms, such as atresia or intestinal infections, so I suggest you check with a child specialist (pediatrician) once. They can evaluate the condition by doing ultrasonograp...  Read Full »

What is the cause of unequal pupil size in infants?

Query: Hi doctor, I am really worried about my 5-month-old daughter. She is crying a lot and vomiting. During crying, giving her breast milk helps for a moment. She is taking Omeprazole and Gaviscon for reflux for three months, but it does not help her. The reflux has been diagnosed after a consultation w...  Read Full »

Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and have looked at the reports provided by you in detail (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). I can definitely understand your concern. 1. Issue of unequal pupil size- This is called anisocoria in medical terms. In ped...  Read Full »

What are the causes of high fever and vomiting in babies?

Query: Hi doctor,I am asking a query for my son. He is ten months old. He is taking mixed feed with breastfeeding and formula milk. He takes Cerelac also. He is experiencing a high fever of 39.9 degree celsius and vomiting for the past two days. He has diaper rashes on sensitive private areas. His poop is ...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi,Welcome to your child is having a high temperature, he needs physical examination immediately. Kindly consult a pediatrician for having a physical examination and do blood investigations like CBC (complete blood count) and CRP (C-reactive protein) to rule out the cause. Physical ex...  Read Full »

When should I be concerned about my child vomiting?

Query: Hi doctor, My two-year-old daughter keeps vomiting once a week literally, the last three Thursdays and counting today. She has no other symptoms and is completely acting normal outside of the vomiting. Each time she throws up once and goes on about her day. I am a little concerned because my husban...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do you force-feed her? Force-feeding is one of the common causes of vomiting. Also, how is her weight gain? Is she good at all other activities? Is there any history of diarrhea? If she has this pathology, she should vomit daily and not weekly. Also, is she on bottle...  Read Full »

Why is my 1-year-old son vomiting and has a fever and cold?

Query: Hi doctor, My one-year-old son is having fever, cold, and vomiting. He has a temperature of 39 degrees.   Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq/com. If the temperature is above 100 degrees Fahrenheit, you can give syrup Crocin 125 mg/5 ml 4 ml (Paracetamol) on an SOS (save our soul) basis every four to six hours. If the temperature stays above 100 degrees Fahrenheit for more than three days or if the temperature...  Read Full »

Are my 4 months old daughter's symptoms typical for her age?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 4 months old. She is constantly puking after eating for a long time. Sometimes she has white foamy puke. She makes weird breathing sounds while eating. She has regular breathing and she has a running nose always. She also gets excess saliva coming out of her mouth. She a...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash Chandra Girdhar Lal Nagar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Constant choking, absence of laughing or crying needs a careful and detailed evaluation. She can have a delayed milestone and it can cause multiple problems. As your baby was normal during delivery or after delivery, a small amount of puking is normal and it can occur d...  Read Full »

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