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Infant spitting up

Also known as Infant regurgitating

Infant spitting up is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of infant spitting up are gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), oral thrush (yeast infection), and noninfectious gastroenteritis. Other possible causes, such as foreign body in the throat, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with infant spitting up often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), rectal examination and ophthalmic examination and evaluation .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with infant spitting up include ranitidine, rotavirus vaccines (rotavirus vaccine), pneumococcal 7-valent conjugate vaccine (prevnar), haemophilus b conjugate vaccine (obsolete), nystatin topical product, hepatitis b vaccine (obsolete), diphth/haemophilus/pertussis/tetanus/polio, chamomile, zinc oxide topical, nizatidine (axid), trimethobenzamide (tigan), cimetidine and simethicone (degas) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for infant spitting up include age < 1 years. On the other hand, age 30-44 years, age 75+ years, age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years, age 1-4 years, age 15-29 years, and age 45-59 years almost never get infant spitting up.

Age

< 1 years
30.9x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
0.0x
15-29 years
0.0x
30-44 years
0.0x
45-59 years
0.0x
60-74 years
0.0x
75+ years
0.0x

Sex

Male
1.4x
Female
0.7x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.5x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
0.8x
Other
1.0x
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