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#1 cherubcheeks

Posted 22 April 2012 - 09:05 PM

Hi

Can someone please shed some light on reflux please.

My 8 month old vomit's up at least one of his meals each day.   It is so, so rare that we would go a day without a vomit.  

This normally occurs while he is eating or just finished the meal.  Though it can happen when drinking his bottle too.  

When he is sick, it's a proper big vomit - the whole meal, not just a little spit up.

I am at my wits end with this now. This has been going on for months and the nurse I have had weighing him thinks it's OK - just a strong gag reflex, but now I am starting to think it might be something else.  

I am so sick of cleaning up vomit, but apart from that, I am starting to worry about my little boy.    He doesn't have great weight gain, never has really.

The vomiting doesn't seem to worry him too much at all.  I am more upset by it than he is.

Has anyone else experience this and if so what was the outcome.

Thanks



#2 lucky 2

Posted 22 April 2012 - 09:24 PM

Sorry I haven't experienced this but is it time to go to the GP and get a referral to see a Paed.
It may not be urgent but if you are feeling increasing confused about this then it is worth checking out (if you don't mind a bit of a wait and spending a bit of money).
It may be just as the CHN says but for something that is getting to you. you can seek another opinion or further assessment.
All the best.

#3 belindarama

Posted 22 April 2012 - 09:26 PM

I had the same thing with DS2 which I put down to his strong gag reflex. I am the same.

However, it wasn't getting any better and we have done the middle of the night dash to the ED for croup many times. So I took him to a respiratory paed to be checked. He diagnosed reflux. We are trialling losec. It seems to have reduced the frequency of the chucking.




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