Symptoms and treatment of gastritis in a child: how to prevent complications
Gastritis is the most common disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Diseases are subject to all age groups: this diagnosis is made for adults, schoolchildren, newborn babies.
Under this name, various types of violations related to inflammation of the gastric mucosa. The result of inflammation is a partial loss of the digestive tract, a violation of absorption of nutrients, a deterioration in the general condition of a person.
The reasons for the development of gastritis are many. It can appear as a result of infection or under the influence of aggressive environmental factors.
- Infection through saliva. This is a primary infection, in which the bacteria Helicobacter Pylori are transmitted from parents to the baby. Infection with gastritis in children occurs through common dishes, kisses or unwashed hands. Bacteria for a long time does not manifest itself in any way, but when hypersecretion of the stomach provokes inflammation.
Irregular intake of food and rapid eating of large portions also lead to illness: the stomach can not digest large volumes, works at the limit of the possible and, as a result, becomes inflamed.
Gastritis with high acidity has its own specific features:
- pain that occurs every time after eating or exercise;
Acute gastritis is very easy to recognize for a number of reasons:
Depending on the age of the baby, the disease manifests itself in different ways.
Disease in newborns is accompanied by the following symptoms:
At children in the age of 2-6 years appears abdominal pain. Parents need to take a closer look at the baby: if he periodically grabs his hands on the stomach, worries, cries - you need to see a doctor.