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Baby colic

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Baby colic, also known as infantile colic, 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. [1]

40 relations: Abusive head trauma, Alcohol, Allergen, Anal fissure, Anticholinergic, Baby bottle, Breastfeeding, Child abuse, Cimetropium bromide, Conservative management, Corneal abrasion, Crying, Dicycloverine, Disease, Fever, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, Gripe water, Hair tourniquet, Hernia, Infant formula, Lactase, Lactobacillus reuteri, Lactose intolerance, Lethargy, Massage, Migraine, Milk allergy, Neck manipulation, Pediatrics, Peristalsis, Placebo, Postpartum depression, Probiotic, Simeticone, Soy formula, Spinal manipulation, Subdural hematoma, Sugar, Swaddling, Testicular torsion.

Abusive head trauma

Abusive head trauma (AHT), commonly known as shaken baby syndrome (SBS), is an injury to a child's head caused by someone else.

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In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a carbon.

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An allergen is a type of antigen that produces an abnormally vigorous immune response in which the immune system fights off a perceived threat that would otherwise be harmless to the body.

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Anal fissure

An anal fissure, fissure in Ano or rectal fissure is a break or tear in the skin of the anal canal.

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An anticholinergic agent is a substance that blocks the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the central and the peripheral nervous system.

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Baby bottle

A baby bottle, or nursing bottle, or feeding bottle, is a bottle with a teat (also called a nipple in the US) to drink directly from.

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Breastfeeding, also known as nursing, is the feeding of babies and young children with milk from a woman's breast.

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Child abuse

Child abuse or child maltreatment is physical, sexual, or psychological maltreatment or neglect of a child or children, especially by a parent or other caregiver.

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Cimetropium bromide

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Conservative management

Conservative management is a type of medical treatment defined by the avoidance of invasive measures such as surgery or other invasive procedures, usually with the intent to preserve function or body parts.

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Corneal abrasion

Corneal abrasion is a scratch to the surface of the cornea of the eye.

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Crying is the shedding of tears (or welling of tears in the eyes) in response to an emotional state, pain or a physical irritation of the eye.

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Dicycloverine, also known as dicyclomine, is a prescription medication that relieves muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract through an apparent mechanism of nonselective smooth muscle relaxation, and that presents a range of anticholinergic side effects.

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A disease is any condition which results in the disorder of a structure or function in an organism that is not due to any external injury.

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Fever, also known as pyrexia and febrile response, is defined as having a temperature above the normal range due to an increase in the body's temperature set-point.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), also known as acid reflux, is a long-term condition where stomach contents come back up into the esophagus resulting in either symptoms or complications.

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Gripe water

Gripe water is a non-prescription product sold in many countries around the world to relieve colic and other gastrointestinal ailments and discomforts of infants.

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Hair tourniquet

Hair tourniquet is a medical condition wherein a hair or other thread becomes tied around a toe or finger tightly, so as to put the digit at risk of damage.

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A hernia is the abnormal exit of tissue or an organ, such as the bowel, through the wall of the cavity in which it normally resides.

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Infant formula

Infant formula, or baby formula, is a manufactured food designed and marketed for feeding to babies and infants under 12 months of age, usually prepared for bottle-feeding or cup-feeding from powder (mixed with water) or liquid (with or without additional water).

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Lactase is an enzyme produced by many organisms.

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Lactobacillus reuteri

Lactobacillus reuteri is a Gram-positive bacterium that naturally inhabits the gut of mammals and birds.

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Lactose intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a condition in which people have symptoms due to the decreased ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in dairy products.

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Lethargy is a state of tiredness, weariness, fatigue, or lack of energy.

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Massage is to work and act on the body with pressure.

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A migraine is a primary headache disorder characterized by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe.

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Milk allergy

Milk allergy is an adverse immune reaction to one or more proteins in cow's milk.

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Neck manipulation

Cervical manipulation, commonly known as neck manipulation, is a procedure involving adjustment of the upper 7 vertebrae of the spinal column.

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Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics or pædiatrics) is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.

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Peristalsis is a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagates in a wave down a tube, in an anterograde direction.

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A placebo is a substance or treatment of no intended therapeutic value.

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Postpartum depression

Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a type of mood disorder associated with childbirth, which can affect both sexes.

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Probiotics are microorganisms that are claimed to provide health benefits when consumed.

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Simeticone (INN), also known as simethicone (USAN), is an anti-foaming agent used to reduce bloating, discomfort or pain caused by excessive gas.

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Soy formula

Soy formula is a substitute for human breast milk.

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Spinal manipulation

Spinal manipulation is an intervention performed on spinal articulations which are synovial joints, which is asserted to be therapeutic.

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Subdural hematoma

A subdural hematoma (SDH), is a type of hematoma, usually associated with traumatic brain injury.

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Sugar is the generic name for sweet-tasting, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food.

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Swaddling is an age-old practice of wrapping infants in blankets or similar cloths so that movement of the limbs is tightly restricted.

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Testicular torsion

Testicular torsion occurs when the spermatic cord (from which the testicle is suspended) twists, cutting off the testicle's blood supply.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby_colic

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