The Cause Of Stomach Pain And Difficult Bowel Movements In Children?
At night, I would like to ask my child to have indigestion, defecation has been 3 days today and I do the method with mixrolac and it works, but my child still complains of stomach pain and does not want to defecate directly, my child is 4 years old. When defecating is also painful. thank you
Hello Yenika, thank you for the question.
Difficult CHAP or Constipation is a condition where the frequency of bowel movements is less than 3 times a week, and can be caused by many things, for example due to consumption of less fiber food, psychological factors such as cuts or abrasions around the anus or abdominal pain that causes pain during bowel movements so that the child Fear of bowel movements, can also be caused by lack of water consumption, side effects of drugs, and so forth. Defecation is rarely caused due to reduced intestinal peristalsis or activity, due to infection in the digestive system, or due to a blockage in the digestive tract or intestinal waste disposal site. This constipation is generally harmless but can indicate a serious digestive disorder or disease. To overcome this, you should first try to eat foods rich in fiber, such as fruits and vegetables, consume lots of water, and do routine physical activities, give confidence and motivation to children to dare to defecate and accustom children to defecate every day. If the complaint does not decrease or gain weight, especially after giving laxatives and accompanied by other complaints, such as abdominal pain, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, shortness of breath, or fever, you should first consult a pediatrician, the doctor will conduct a thorough examination of the causes of difficult bowel movements and abdominal pain experienced. Handling will be adjusted to the cause of the onset of complaints, the doctor may give laxatives whose doses have been adjusted according to the child's weight, these laxatives can be topical drugs that are inserted through the bottom or anus, oral medication, and other drugs for address the causes and reduce complaints. It is better to teach children not to delay defecation and try to defecate regularly every day.
Thus, hopefully it helps.
greetings, Dr. Nova