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My 4 month old daughter has been fussy all day. She's been

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my 4 month old daughter has been fussy all day. She's been eating well, no fever, normal stools. Out of the blue tonight she started screaming and then vomited white-light yellow vomit all over (projectile) She was fine for about an hour and then started screaming again (no vomit this time). I'm worried about a possible intussusception blockage. She cried and grunts like she has gas but is unable to pass it. She's on 1.5 ML of zantac 2 times a day for reflux.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 12 months ago.


Myself Dr Josh- and I’m happy to help with your question today.

I am sorry to hear about child's health problem.

Well, such symptoms could be related with Intussusception.

It can lead to inflammation and swelling that may eventually block the intestine.

Also, About half of children may have bloody, mucousy stools that look like currant jelly.

Child may become sweaty and lethargic.

Child may cry hard and draws up his legs or bends over when the pain hits.

The sooner the condition is diagnosed, the better. The longer you wait, the more difficult treatment become.

Doctor can advise X-ray studies or possibly ultrasound can confirm the diagnosis.

It is also possible, that she may have viral stomach flu. But it should not be ignored.

Please don't delay and rush her to ER ASAP.

Hope this helped

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