RUMINATION SYNDROME

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Hello everyone! I am an elementary school nurse and have been dealing with a little kid diagnosed with Rumination Syndrome a little over a year ago. This has been an ongoing issue for a while now and it is getting in the way of his education. He has been through all diagnostic testing, seen by multiple doctors, and is now seeing a psychologist. NOTHING IS WORKING... He has been doing diaphramatic breathing with diversional activities, which do not work either. He vomits up to 20 times a day. Has anyone dealt with rumination syndrome that could provide some advise or techniques that actually work. Thanks in advance!!

Mollie

LittleCajunRN

23 Posts

Has 1 years experience.

I worked pediatric psych and we had orders to give apple cider vinegar after each meal and snack. It seemed to work.

Mollie4113

2 Posts

Just a tablespoon?? Do you know the reason behind this?? I'm willing to try anything.

LittleCajunRN

23 Posts

Has 1 years experience.

We did 5 ml. It stings and tastes gross when coming back up. It would make them realize they were doing it and discourage it.