Why does the child experience vomiting with bile

Before taking any action in case of vomiting in a child, it is important to find out its cause. To do this, it is better to consult a doctor, and not try to understand the problem yourself.vomiting with bile in a childVomiting with bile in a child is possible with poisoningor diseases of the gallbladder and liver. Photo: Getty The child's vomiting with bile is possible with or without fever. The doctor will pay attention to this during the diagnosis. Vomiting is possible for the following reasons:

  • cholelithiasis;
  • cholecystitis;
  • viral hepatitis;
  • intestinal infections;
  • use of poor-quality food or unsuitable for the age of the child products.

The most common cause is considered to bediseases of the gallbladder and eating foods that do not fit by age. When parents transfer a child to "adult" food, they sometimes do not take into account that the child's enzyme system is not sufficiently developed until the age of 7-9. And when the body receives food that its body is not yet able to digest well enough, there are processes of fermentation and putrefaction. This leads to bouts of vomiting, accompanied by the release of bile - so the body of the child seeks to get rid of the unnecessary contents of the intestine.

What to do if the child has vomiting with bile

In this situation, you need to call a doctor at home. And before his arrival, provide first aid to the child:

  • calm him, speak encouraging and affectionate words;
  • force to drink 2 cups of boiled water and cause him to vomit to rinse the stomach;
  • to reduce intoxication give him activated charcoal or smectic. Dosage of coal - 1 tablet per 10 kg of baby's weight, and 1 packet of smect should be dissolved in 1 tbsp. water;
  • put him in bed on one side, with a high pillow;
  • at too high a temperature, give a child's antipyretic.

Do not give liquid in largequantities and feed the child. Do not wash the stomach with a solution of potassium permanganate. The child should be under the constant supervision of an adult. To prevent vomiting in children, it is important to monitor their diet and timely pass preventive examinations at the pediatrician to exclude infectious diseases. Read further: