EGI disorders

1. Constipation. Rectal exam is diagnostic and often therapeutic.

2. Gastroesophageal reflux. May cause excessive crying, as well as frequent regurgitation or vomiting, failure to thrive, hiccups, episodes of stiffening or arching or head tilting associated with feedings (Sandifer syndrome), recurrent wheezing or pneumonia, stridor, and obstructive apnea.

3. Milk-protein allergy. Seen in a minority of colicky infants. Other clues to the diagnosis include vomiting, diarrhea, heme-positive or grossly bloody stools, flatulence, difficulty feeding, failure to thrive, family history of allergy, eczema, or eosinophilia.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
How To Win Your War Against Allergies

How To Win Your War Against Allergies

Not Able To Lead A Happy Life Because Of Excessive Allergies? Want To Badly Get Rid Of Your Allergy Problems, But Are Super Confused And Not Sure Where To Even Start? Don't Worry, Help Is Just Around The Corner Revealed The All-In-One Power Packed Manual Containing Ample Strategies And Little-Known Tips To Get Rid Of Any Allergy Problems That Are Ruining Your Life Learn How You Can Eliminate Allergies Completely Reclaim Your Life Once Again

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment