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Non-stop coughing for a month

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: October 11, 2020 9:05 PM
Anonymous 12 months

A 10 year old boy keep wanting to vomit for a month. He saw a doctor, did a lung x-ray, no problem but one month later symptom still persists. He lost some weight since a month ago and has asthma. What could be some of the problem as the doctor said he’s fine.

Dr Ramzdhan 12 months
General Practitioner

Hi and thank you for asking us here at DoctorOnCall

Through the question and statement you gave on the above section, i completely understand your concern over this matter. For your information, there a few causes that lead to child vomiting, which are:

  • gastroenteritis, a common infection of the gastrointestinal tract and vomiting is accompanied with diarrhea and last a few days
  • food allergy can cause vomiting and accompanied with other signs as itchy skin rash, swelling of the face, eyes, lips and tongue.
  • urinary tract infection, meningitis, pneumonia and middle ear infection
  • appendicitis is the painful swelling of the appendix.

If the child has these following symptoms advise you to seek medical attentionn immediately:

  • dehydrated
  • the vomit is green and contains blood
  • have been vomiting more than 2 days

Boost your children’s immunity and let them explore.

Although this is a general explanation over this matter, i advise you to seek and consult any doctor if the symptom worsen. If you have any more enquiries, you can click on the link ( DoctorOnCall ) and speak to our doctors in private and get the consultation you need on the phone. Thank you.

Give your little ones the medical attention they need. Speak to a pediatrician to discuss your child’s health problems.


Last Updated: Sun Oct 11 2020 21:05:12 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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