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14 Feb 2006

On antibiotics and is throwing up
Hi Paed

Luca (12 mths) was diagnosed with a bad ear infection on Thursday and was put on a weeks dosage of Augmentin. It seems to be working slowly but surely, but we're just puzzled as to why he is throwing up so much - it seems to be phlegm mostly.

Is it the antibiotics that's doing it's thing? His tummy is also quite runny and we're giving him Reuteri for it which is helping slightly. Is this all from the antibiotics?

Thanks so much!
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childhood diseases

01 Jan 0001

He may be vomiting and having diarrhoea due to gastro. Please take him back to your doctor for a check.
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