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What are the symptoms of colic?

What are the symptoms of colic?

Standard Definition: Early on, researchers came up with a standard description to bring some uniformity in assessment & proposed treatments. The rule of 3's describes crying for at least 3 hrs/day;3days/wk in the first 3 months of life. It implys crying when no physical need (feeding) & no medical illness (reflux, ear infection, uti) were detected of thorough evaluation. It often occurred more in the afternoons. ...Read more

Dr. Mandakini Patel
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Colic (Definition)

Is is defined as episodes of crying for more than three hours a day, for more than three days a week, for three weeks in ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of colic?

What are the symptoms of colic?

Crying...: Uncontrollably and repeatedly, often at the same time of day, and for no apparent reason. It can look like there's a lot of pain, even if there isn't. If you have found a reason for it, it's not called colic any more. When you find the reason, you deal with the reason; then the crying stops. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

What are the symptoms of colic and what can be done for it?

Dr. Morris Wessel: An infant with colic as "one who, otherwise healthy and well-fed, had paroxysms of irritability, fussing, or crying lasting for a total of three hours a day and occurring on more than three days in any one week for a period of three weeks.
Do not overfeed
avoid juices the baby
try walking the baby
some babies seem to be soothed by rhythmic, steady movements, like rocking gently or by sounds. Tlc. ...Read more

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Biliary colic, what brought it on and what were your symptoms?

Biliary colic, what brought it on and what were your symptoms?

BILIARY COLIC: Biliary colic are right sided abdominal pain caused by gall bladder stone radiating to the back, it is severe causing you to double up. It is relieved by taking antispasmodic meds. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat cous cous if my 5 week old is prone to gas and colic type symptoms?

Is it okay to eat cous cous if my 5 week old is prone to gas and colic type symptoms?

Eat and enjoy: The colic and gas is not coming from you eating couscous we don't know what causes colic and gas could be caused from breast feeding or formula. ...Read more

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What can I do for colic?

What can I do for colic?

Find the Cause: Colic is uncontrolled fussiness for hours a day. I belive that there is almost always a cause that allows for correction, meaning a happy baby.
It could be formula intolerence, swallowing air, acid reflux or a variety of other problems. Patient, careful examination usually identifies and corrects it. ...Read more

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Is colic calm safe for my baby?

Is colic calm safe for my baby?

Colic: Yes but has little effect. Colic is tough but fortunately short lived. Lasted about 2 weeks with my kids. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Colic?

What is the definition or description of: Colic?

Infantile Colic: Is is defined as episodes of crying for more than three hours a day, for more than three days a week, for three weeks in an otherwise healthy child. ...Read more

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Could my diet be contributing to my baby's colic?

Could my diet be contributing to my baby's colic?

Yes: There are dozens of research papers published since the 80's and 90's, that demonstrate in some women that their diet may affect the baby adversely with colicky behavior. Lactose problems are very common, but a variety of agents have been implicated. Elimination diets are the best way to determine if there is a problem. ...Read more

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What are the best tips for managing and treating colic?

What are the best tips for managing and treating colic?

Stressful Time: This is a very stressful time for your family. Colicky babies demand constant attention. You are sleep deprived already, then on top of that, you have the constant needs of this child. Walking in a sling is super helpful. Consider "baby wearing" as much as possible, not just you but dad and other family members. Never shake the baby, you can always set her down and let her cry, take a break! ...Read more

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Is there a cure for colic?

Is there a cure for colic?

No: Colic, once other things like gerd, or mil
k protein intolerance have been ruled out, occurs between 3 weeks of age to generally about 3 months of age. If it lasts longer than that, then it probably isn't colic. Colic is an immature neurological system problem. Rhythmic soothing like rocking your baby is helpful. ...Read more

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Can infant colic be treated?

Can infant colic be treated?

INFANT COLIC: Infant colic is common among boys lasting for 3 months. There are antispasmodic rx available like Levsin (hyoscyamine) gtts. You just have to ask your peds. ...Read more

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How do I know if my baby has colic?

How do I know if my baby has colic?

See your doctor: Your doctor needs to rule out other diseases first.
Watch
http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=i_wmnnjkmt0
to learn more about colic. ...Read more

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Can u help with 6 week old with colic?

Can u help with 6 week old with colic?

Yes: 1. Read happiest baby on the block by harvey karp dm - learn the 5 s's
2. Consider removing dairy from your diet if bf or try nondairy formula
3. Consider probiotics (check with your pediatrician)
4. Use chamomile tea small amount (1/2 oz) 3x per day if helpful
5. Learn infant massage
6. Breathe. ...Read more

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Are boys more prone to colic than girls?

No: I agree that most infants with colic symptoms have underlying conditions/circumstances that can explain some of the symptoms. However, given the agreed definition, and the studies that have been done using that definition, most studies have found no significant relationship to gender. ...Read more

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What is kidney colic? Maybe I have this?

What is kidney colic? Maybe I have this?

Cramping pain: This is commonly called renal colic. It is usually caused by a kidney stone and is a kind of cramping abdominal pain that tends to come in waves. It many times starts on the low back onone side and radiates into the groin. There may also be some blood in the urine. ...Read more

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If a baby is colic do they have a cough?

If a baby is colic do they have a cough?

Possible: When children have gas pains, they cry a lot and swallow more air. That doesn't cause cough. If they spit up a lot, they can inhale some of the milk from the stomach and this can cause cough. The best treatment is to do extra burping (at least in the middle and the end of a feeding, if not more). If the child is hard to burp, try mylicon drops to make burping better and decrease swallowed air. ...Read more

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Does using a pacifier help or hurt colic?

Neither: Pacifiers can calm children, and therefore may allow them to more easily quiet during bouts of colic. They do not actually have any effect on the colic itself. ...Read more

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Can my 6 week old just now be getting colic?

Can my 6 week old just now be getting colic?

Yes: Colic in its simplest form is gas in sections of the bowel that have bowel spasm around them. It can make an infant miserable. ...Read more

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What is colic in a baby? And what causes it?

What is colic in a baby? And what causes it?

Colic: Colic is a word used for a fussy baby, however the interpretation of fussiness is different for each individual. By definition it is a screaming crying baby for at least six hours a day. There are certainly multiple causes including the things mom may be eating. But gerd can cause fussiness and multiple other things that potentially can be corrected. Talk with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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How safe is 'colic calm' for my one month old?

How safe is 'colic calm' for my one month old?

Not sure: I'm not familiar with this product, can you list ingredients? Have you tried swaddling? White noise (radio static, vacuum noise)? Car rides often help, but you can't drive around all day. Reproduce the noise and vibration of a car by putting baby in car seat, and resting it on top of a running washer or dryer. Keep one hand on carseat-to prevent any falls. ...Read more

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What can I do to manage my 2-month-old's colic?

What can I do to manage my 2-month-old's colic?

5 S's: The best way to manage colic is to attempt to soothe your baby; to do so I recommend the 5 s's, by dr. Karp, a pediatrician. 1) swaddle your baby, 2) allow baby to suck (breast or pacifier), 3) side or stomach position for the baby, 4) shhhhing sound, 5) sway with your baby- they enjoy the movement. However nothing is proven to take away colic except for time. ...Read more

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What do you do for a colic baby at 3 months old?

What do you do for a colic baby at 3 months old?

Carrying: This is a very stressful time for your family. Colicky babies demand constant attention. You are sleep deprived already, then on top of that, you have the constant needs of this child. Walking in a sling is super helpful. Consider "baby wearing" as much as possible, not just you but dad and other family members. Never shake the baby, you can always set her down and let her cry, take a break! ...Read more

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What can I give to my 5 weeks old infant for colics?

Colic: Medications can be given but the question is will they work? Simethacone or Ovol drops can be tried. Gripe water has no proven benefit. General measures of comfort are the 1st line of treatment. All the best. This disappears with gut maturity in 3-4 months. ...Read more

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How do I deal with my three month old son with colic?

Patience: He will outgrow it. In the meantime- get him off dairy. If you are breastfeeding then stop all dairy yourself. You can get him adjusted by a chiropractor as that can help. Start him on probiotics...Some colic is due to poor gut flora balance. You can try cocyntal, camilia, pulsatilla or chamomille (homeopathic remedies). You can have him see a chinese medicine practitioner. They all help. ...Read more

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If my baby has colic, should I try switching formulas?

If my baby has colic, should I try switching formulas?

Yes: If a baby is deemed "colicky" by the doctor, try a formula such as alimentum, nutramigen, or pregestimil for at least 2 weeks, to see if the baby gets happier. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to alleviate menstrual colic?

What is the best medicine to alleviate menstrual colic?

Many: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
according to the mayo clinic, oral birth control pills contain hormones that prevent ovulation and reduce the severity of menstrual cramps.
In rare cases, when menstrual cramping is extremely severe, your physician may prescribe a narcotic, such as oxycodone for pain relief. ...Read more

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What medicine my wife should use for her menstrual colic?

Call her gyn: Don't know yopur wife, history, etc. In general, cramps around the time of menses can be treated with non steroidal antiinflammatories, like ibuprofen, naproxen. Sometimes requires stronger meds. Talk with gyn. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I tell if my baby has colic?

I was just wondering how can I tell if my baby has colic?

Start with this link: Http://www. Healthychildren. Org/English/ages-stages/baby/crying-colic/Pages/Colic.aspx

Be patient and use your child's pediatrician as a resource in your scheduled well child checks. ...Read more

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Is it true that babies with colic are more easygoing later?

Is it true that babies with colic are more easygoing later?

No: I have not heard this, nor is it my professional or personal experience. ...Read more