Heartburn, Tightness And Swelling Of The Face?
Morning,rnI want to ask, my 8-year-old niece has heartburn and shortness of breath. Besides that, it is accompanied by swelling on her face. What do you think is the cause?
These three complaints can be symptoms that are interconnected or a sign of different diseases. But in this forum I will explain the cause of each complaint.
Heartburn in children can be caused by consuming certain foods that are too sour or spicy, eating too late or malingering (pretending to be sick to get certain goals). Note whether the abdominal pain is accompanied by other complaints such as nausea or vomiting?
Complaints of shortness of breath is the response of the airways to the surrounding environment. if the family has asthma, then this can be one of the possible causes. Another possibility is the child's allergies or excessive anxiety about something.
Finally, about swelling in the face can be caused by food allergies, nephrotic syndrome (abnormalities in the kidneys) or insect bites.
It is important for parents to pay attention to what triggers the child so that these complaints arise. and what relieves it. whether the consumption of certain drugs or disappear by itself.
because the cause of the complaint is still very common, it is advisable for parents to take their child to a pediatrician for further examination and appropriate management.
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