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Vomiting,Age 3 and Younger - Check Your Symptoms

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If your child has any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first:

  • Abdominal pain or an injury: Go to the topic Abdominal Pain, Age 11 and Younger.
  • Vomiting within 24 hours of a head injury: Go to the topic Head Injury, Age 3 and Younger.
  • Vomiting after ingestion of a known or suspected poison: Go to the topic Poisoning.

Does your child have vomiting with symptoms of serious illness?

Do you think your child's vomiting may be caused by an injury?

Has your child vomited after 2 feedings or meals in a row?

Has there been blood or yellow or green liquid (bile) in your child's vomit?

Does your child have vomiting and a fever?

Does your child have vomiting and belly pain?

Does your child have repeated vomiting (he or she has vomited many times and is unable to keep fluids down between vomiting)?

Does your child have vomiting and dehydration?

Has your child had intermittent, ongoing vomiting without other symptoms?

Do you think your child's vomiting may be caused by a medicine?

Is your child having problems with spitting up?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If your child has any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first:

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Last Updated: May 10, 2013
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