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My 5 years old daughter burped and vomited after drinking

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Hi,My 5 years old daughter burped and vomited after drinking milk tonight. She had a tangerine earlier in the evening.Do you think tangerine and then milk produced too much gas and irritated her stomach?History: Her stomach became very sensitive after recovering from gastroenteritis almost 4 weeks ago. Her previous vomiting episodes occurred when her stomach was empty (before breakfasts in the mornings), when she had post nasal drip and also when she needed to burp.

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If this is a one off, then no, I suspect that if the stomach was full and they burped, then they can regurgitate their stomach contents resulting in a vomit.

If the vomiting persists then this suggests it is more likely a viral cause, but as a one off I really wouldn't worry at all.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
She vomits time to time but not continuously after she recovered from gastroenteritis last month. There is always at least a few days to 2 weeks gap in between.

Okay, some children just vomit. If it is a regular occurrence then you should speak with your doctor about a medication to reduce the acidity of the stomach.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Can previous gastroenteritis cause this because vomiting was never a regular occurrence for her before?

Yes, certainly possible. You have nothing to worry about.

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Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you Dr. Baker.
That is my pleasure, take care.