How to identify a goiter in an infant
In the intestine of the newborn child missing both beneficial and harmful microorganisms. The colonization of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli starts with birth and ends around the month of baby's life. In children, breastfeeding, this process is faster. In babies, the main diet of which is milk mixture, the formation of intestinal microflora may be delayed.
However, the colonization of bacteria occurs in the right proportion. In the best case, the baby may be disturbed balance of bifidobacteria and lactobacilli, at worst − in the gut may be harmful microorganisms. All of this leads to problems with digestion and, as a consequence, the loss of weight and poor health of the baby.
Typical signs of dysbiosis in infants are:
- frequent vomiting;
- food refusal or poor weight gain with good appetite;
- foam chair;
- excessive flatulence;
- constipation or, conversely, frequent watery speed;
slime, the green, or the lumps of undigested food in the feces;
- pain in the abdomen, worse during and after feeding.
Well as intestinal dysbiosis could indicate indirectly skin rashes not responding to treatment with antihistamines, thrush in the mouth, poor sleep and increased anxiety crumbs.
The presence of even one of these signs of dysbiosis is an occasion for examination of the baby.
A treatment of dysbiosis in infants
A treatment of dysbiosis in infants can only be done under medical supervision. The use of folk remedies is inadmissible, as can lead to unpredictable consequences.
Before treatment and after its completion, to make crop of a feces on a dysbacteriosis.
The main method of treatment of dysbacteriosis is the intake of probiotics ("Linex", "hilak-Forte", "Bifidumbacterin", "Bifiform", "Lactobacterin", etc.). These drugs help in the short term to normalize the composition of intestinal microflora and improve the health of the child. In the presence of pathogenic micro-organisms may require treatment with antibacterial or antifungal agents. Additionally, the doctor may prescribe the child a multivitamin preparations.
In addition, the correction power of the mother (if the child is breastfed) and toddlers. From the diet should exclude foods that trigger a negative reaction from the crumbs.