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reflux in #infants

reflux in #infants

#reflux in #infants 🔸️
What does reflux mean? It is a relaxation of the lower muscles holding the esophagus, which allows the milk to return from the stomach to the esophageal lumen.
This leads to discomfort and a feeling of heartburn in the infant, and this condition ends with the child vomiting milk.
The infant suffers from reflux throughout the first year of his life, and it gradually decreases until this condition disappears at the end of the first year of your infant’s life. What are the symptoms of reflux?
Vomiting milk during feeding or immediately after feeding repeatedly during the day.
Choking or choking while breastfeeding Refusal to breastfeed with severe crying during breastfeeding.
Nasal congestion or shortness of breath. Frequent inflammation of the throat, ears, and tonsils.
The hiccup Sleep disturbances due to the infant’s discomfort from the acidity in his stomach.
What are the causes of reflux?🤔
👈It may be due to a congenital deformity in the infant, which is a short length of the esophagus.
👈 Excessive breastfeeding. Excess milk from the stomach returns to the esophagus, and then the infant vomits all the milk he breastfed.
👈Incomplete maturation of the esophagus in the infant.
When should I worry and go to the doctor?🤔
👈 If you find blood in your vomit.
👈 The child does not gain or lose weight significantly.
👈 Paleness and yellowing.
👈 The presence of blood in the stool or if the infant suffers from persistent diarrhea. 👈 When the child refuses to breastfeed. 👈 The child cries continuously and his temperature rises due to this condition.