Espumizan for babies: to help cope with gases

October 31, 2011

 Espumizan for newborns
 Espumizan often used in practice neonatologists. This occurs because the newborn child tummy swells often because their gastrointestinal tract has not yet been adapted to work in conditions of extrauterine existence. Espumizan in this case it is very good.

 Espumizan for babies: to help cope with gases

Condition of the gastrointestinal tract of the newborn baby

As is known, the child is born sterile. And immediately it covers begin to be occupied by numerous colonies of bacteria, both useful and harmful - pathogenic and opportunistic. Living microflora and digestive tract of the newborn child. While it is difficult to say what kind of bacteria in the gut is dominated by the child of the first month of life - helpful or harmful. All this disturbs the digestion of food with formation of gas. Well, if the child receives breast milk - it contributes to a more rapid adaptation of the gastrointestinal tract to extrauterine life and inhibits the activity of pathogenic microflora, since it contains biologically active substances that have antibacterial properties and helps digest food.

If the baby is bottle-fed, you do not have these constraints, and has often caused various disorders in the digestive system, which is almost always accompanied by bloating. Parents of young children will remember that in the first months of life the child would scream for hours, if he has bad bubbled tummy.

 Espumizan for babies: to help cope with gases

How does Espumizan on the body of a newborn baby

When intestinal colic neonatologists recommend giving dill water, cooked pharmacy method (such young children better not to give self-made drugs) or Espumizan. Last resort is much more efficient than traditional dill water. But some parents are afraid to give your child this medicine, believing that "the chemistry" always has some side effects.

Fear of side effects Espumizan not worth it, because it is not absorbed in the intestine and enters the bloodstream, and therefore, has no overall impact on the body. Espumizan called defoamer because it not only displays the gases as fine bubbles kills, forcing them to merge into larger and larger. Under the action Espumizan mucus and faeces, which are bulky, znachitlno decrease in volume. A large gas bubbles to freely leave the intestine in a natural way through the rectum.

 Espumizan for babies: to help cope with gases

In some cases, the newborn child is assigned Espumizan

Espumizan administered to newborns as in the periodic phenomena of flatulence and intestinal infections in various of combination therapy. Intestinal infections - a phenomenon quite frequent in newborns, especially those who are bottle-fed. The inflammatory process in the intestine prevents food properly split and promptly absorbed into the bloodstream. Violation of the digestion process is accompanied by the release of large amounts of gas and intestinal colic. Newborn baby is very sensitive to pain, which does not allow him to suckle when he wants to sleep, causing excitement and headaches Headache: Causes and Complications  Headache: Causes and Complications

A big help is Espumizan Espumizan - rapid release of gas  Espumizan - rapid release of gas
   and the development of septic diseases in newborns. In this case the child is assigned to antibiotic therapy, which causes even greater phenomenon dysbiosis, accompanied by bloating after each feeding. The child becomes very restless, not breastfeeding, because breastfeeding when he begins a reflex muscle spasm and intestinal pains, gases which cause irritation of sensory nerve endings located in the mucous membrane of the intestine.

In all these cases, the aid comes Espumizan which extinguishes foam and removes gases from the intestines. This reduces or eliminates entirely abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
   and allows the baby to suck the breast quietly, calm down and sleep.

 Espumizan for babies: to help cope with gases

Side effects associated with taking Espumizan in newborns

Neonatologists often prescribed Espumizan newborns, since it gives virtually no complications, except for allergic reactions. But as the allergic reactions is still quite possible, after the first two methods Espumizan should carefully watch the child explore his skin (if there is a rash on it), watch, does not appear if he had shortness of breath. If you suspect an allergic reaction Allergic reactions: how to understand why you tickle in the throat  Allergic reactions: how to understand why you tickle in the throat
 , You should immediately call an ambulance, since allergic reactions can occur in infants is very difficult.

Another contraindication for appointment Espumizan newborn is suspected intestinal obstruction.

Espumizan newborns should appoint a doctor.

Galina Romanenko

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  • Espumizan

Partial bowel obstruction - treat yourself not worth it

March 23, 2012

 localized ileus
 Partial bowel obstruction occurs when the lumen is not completely closed, and some of the feces can overcome the obstacle. In partial bowel obstruction surgery is not always necessary, the decision must be taken on set of symptoms and causes of the disease.

 Partial bowel obstruction - treat yourself not worth it

Why can occur partial bowel obstruction

Partial bowel obstruction often occurs when adhesive disease Adhesive disease: almost inevitable after surgery  Adhesive disease: almost inevitable after surgery
 When grown up after the inflammatory process, trauma, penetrating injuries of the abdomen or abdominal surgery adhesions compress any portion of the intestine and make it impossible to freely move stool.

Another cause partial obstruction of the bowel are benign and malignant tumors and cysts. The tumor may grow outside of the intestine and gradually squeeze its hinges, and can be located inside, closing the lumen.

In any case, the state deteriorates and partial occlusion becomes full in case peredavlivayutsya blood vessels feeding the intestine.

Partial bowel obstruction is common in children who had undergone surgery on the abdomen.

 Partial bowel obstruction - treat yourself not worth it

As shown

Partial obstruction when adhesions in the abdominal cavity may have a chronic course, and then the patient periodically have abdominal pain, constipation and gas, and sometimes vomiting. These effects are not severe and usually pass on their own or after conservative measures in the surgical ward. So it can last a very long time, for decades.

When the tumor (as growing outside and inside the lumen of the intestine) obstruction phenomenon is increasing gradually. Periodically (for example, overeating) cause abdominal pain, constipation, flatulence, and vomiting. Such attacks on the growth of tumors occur more often.

Periods of partial blockage (obstruction) of the intestinal lumen, is replaced by periods of authorization in the form of diarrhea. Fecal while abundant, liquid with an unpleasant putrid odor.

The peculiarity of the partial obstruction of any origin is that it could at any time go to the full with acute intestinal obstruction due to over eating disorder of the intestinal wall. Clamping vascular adhesions Adhesions - how to get rid of them?  Adhesions - how to get rid of them?
   or tumor leads to necrosis of the intestinal wall and paresis of the intestine. As a result, developed the classic symptoms of acute intestinal obstruction: severe cramping pain, do not cease after the bout, nausea, vomiting (especially strong if the obstacle is located at the beginning of the intestine), constipation and gas.

 Partial bowel obstruction - treat yourself not worth it

Diagnosis and treatment

In addition to the clinical signs of the disease is of great importance and bowel X-ray data of laboratory studies of blood - it in some forms of intestinal obstruction has changed.

Treatment of patients with partial intestinal obstruction should be under the constant supervision of a surgeon. In the hospital performed the periodic inspection and routine inpatient care of patients as well as treatment in case of signs of acute intestinal obstruction full Acute intestinal obstruction: the main thing - time to ask for help  Acute intestinal obstruction: the main thing - time to ask for help

If there are signs of acute intestinal obstruction in any case before the examination the surgeon can not eat or drink any drinks, even water. You can not also take laxatives or painkillers do enema and gastric lavage.

If signs of acute intestinal obstruction, and no patient concerned unspecified abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
   and constipation, after a preliminary examination in the surgical ward it is conducted conservative treatment. To this end, a patient with severe intestinal peristalsis entered antispasmodic medication that relieves spasms of smooth muscles of the intestinal wall. Sometimes the introduction shpy restores promotion stool through the intestines.

There are also sucking the contents of the stomach and upper intestine through a tube and cleansing enemas.

With dynamic intestinal obstruction that develops against the backdrop of his paresis or paralysis, used various means to stimulate the motor activity of the intestine, for example, perirenal novocaine blockade, which relieves pain, causing a bowel movement restored.

If conservative treatment does not help and the patient's condition worsens, then surgery is performed, during which restored the passage of stool through the intestines.

Galina Romanenko

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  • intestines