What if diarrhea in infants
Young children often happens indigestion. The causes of diarrhea can be very different, you must be able to distinguish relatively safe legkoustranimoe indigestion from serious diseases that require urgent medical attention.
Stool frequency in infants - just an individual parameter. For some kids, and about ten bowel movements per day is considered normal. Delay of the chair for 2-3 days and is not always a sign of a serious disease. The main symptoms of diarrhea in infants following: a child suddenly begins to increasingly dirty diaper, stool consistency changes into liquid and watery, he "jetted" outside. Cal gets a greenish color. The reasons for this malaise can be different: usually infection, rarely - food. The most common causative agent of diarrhea is an infant rotavirus infection. disturbed bowel function and may result in the introduction of certain bacteria, such as Salmonella, and fungi, and parasites. The development of an intestinal infection can occur quickly and slowly enough: the baby lost appetite, he becomes moody. Reduced or stand still and the child's weight. Muscles and skin become flabby kid. In a sudden onset of the disease is greatly increased number of stools, inflated belly, fever, changing the color of stool, comes the sharp smell of it. In this case it is necessary to address urgently to the doctor and get proper treatment. It is necessary to take into account the fact that the digestive system of babies is very sensitive and may react to an infection of the urinary disorder or upper respiratory tract. Upset child's digestion can be covered and in violation of its power. If your baby is eating nedetskiy, stale or improperly cooked food, his stomach is not able to process it. Food passes into the intestine undigested form. There it is split by bacteria, protein and carbohydrates start to wander, which leads to diarrhea. Some infant diarrhea begins in connection with the replacement of artificial breastfeeding and the introduction of new foods to the diet. If the cause of diarrhea in infants was the violation of the diet, you should continue breast-feeding and to replenish lost fluids. Between feedings, doctors recommend give the child small single doses of one specific solution for rehydration. Children fed artificially, you need to feed their usual milk mixture in intervals and giving solution for rehydration. The dosage and the remaining recommendations of the reception of this solution will give you a pediatrician. If the kid is less than 6 months, dilute the mixture in a proportion of 1: 2 (1 part baby food prepared in the usual manner, and 2 parts water), on the second day - in the ratio 1: 1. Then gradually increase the concentration to the usual norm. You can completely restrict the child's food intake by about 12-24 hours. At this time, it is recommended to give boiled water sweetened with 2 teaspoons of sugar (250 ml water) diluted therein. If light diarrhea in the infant does not pass within 2-3 days, consult a doctor. If a child's diet, other than milk, and includes solid food, eliminate it from your diet for as long as the diarrhea passes. Then begin to introduce solid foods in small portions: the first day of the usual 1/3 portions in the second - 2/3, the third - the whole enchilada. Note that while indigestion can not introduce new products in the children's diet.