Sharp sudden abdominal pain in children


  • Acute appendetsit
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Acute gastritis

  • First, you need to find out the intensity of the pain and
    possibility of their localization. When severe pain baby prefers
    lie, sometimes uncomfortable, forced posture. He turns to the effort,
    Caution. Pain may be piercing (dagger) as colic, or
    dull aching. By localizing it can be poured or
    mainly concentrated around the belly button, or "pit of the stomach."
    It is important to set the ratio of occurrence of pain to eating.

    Stabbing pain in the abdomen - a dangerous sign. She may be
    manifestation of the disaster in the abdomen - acute appendicitis or
    peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneum). When dagger pain is an urgent need
    cause "first aid"! Prior to her arrival does not give your child any
    drugs. On the stomach can put a plastic bag with ice.

    Such symptoms as persistent abdominal pain does not stop within 2
    hours, abdominal pain when touched, joining them
    vomiting, diarrhea, increased body temperature should seriously alert
    parents. The following diseases require emergency medical care.

    Acute appendetsit

    Sharp sudden abdominal pain in children
    dangerous disease requiring surgical intervention. pain
    suddenly appear, typically in the umbilical area, then grab
    the entire abdomen and only a few hours in some localized
    place, often to the right lower abdomen. The pain is constant, aching in nature
    and rarely severe in young children. It joins pain vomiting
    (Usually after the onset of pain), rapid pulse, sometimes moderate
    temperature increase. The sudden cessation of pain should not
    reassure the parents, because it can be associated with perforation -
    rupture of an inflamed bowel wall.

    Help: immediately call emergency care.

    Acute pancreatitis

    resemble acute appendicitis, but the pain can be severe. In a typical
    case, the child complains of persistent pain in the epigastric region,
    which, unlike acute appendicitis, it gives to the shoulders, shoulder blades, and
    It has herpes character. The pain is accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
    The child usually lies motionless on its side. Belly swollen and tense.
    Connection of jaundice. In severe cases, it may be a shock. Often
    acute pancreatitis develops as a complication of mumps. In this case
    the disease occurs in the third or fourth day after the swelling of the parotid
    salivary glands.

    Help: immediately call emergency care.

    Acute gastritis

    This disease
    characterized by pain and a feeling of heaviness in the epigastric abdominal area ( "under
    spoon ") after a meal. Other symptoms include nausea, vomiting,
    loss of appetite and belching.

    Help: the sudden development of these symptoms should call a doctor in the house.

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