Every year people suffering from diseasesdigestive organs, it becomes more and more. In addition, "adult" diseases are increasingly manifested in young children. This fact is connected with the fact that in the race for new taste sensations, food producers began to add harmful chemical additives to the products that negatively affect the gastric mucosa. That is why the gastritis of a child today occurs several times more often than it was a couple of decades ago.
Gastritis in a child can occur as a sharp,and in the chronic form. Depending on this, the pediatrician chooses a further course of treatment, which aims to reduce inflammation and irritation of the mucous membrane.
Signs of gastritis in children, taking place in acuteform, significantly differ from the symptoms observed in chronic disease. With timely access to a pediatrician who is required to prescribe adequate treatment, the likelihood of a full and rapid recovery is very high.
Depending on the severity of thethe disease, the depth of the mucous membrane and the degree of pain are significantly different. In addition, if the disease is not treated for a long time, more intense symptoms of gastritis in children are added to the irritation of the walls of the digestive organ:
- frequent nausea (even if the child did not take fatty foods);
- general malaise (weakness, drowsiness, lethargy);
- dry mouth, and sometimes increased salivation;
- low blood pressure;
- slightly elevated body temperature;
- rapid pulse;
- whitish gray coating on the tongue.
Often when the described symptomsparents do not even suspect that their child has an exacerbation of gastritis. Deciding that the baby has caught a cold or was poisoned by low-quality food, many people independently take a number of measures to eliminate these symptoms.
That's why every parent should know thatexacerbated gastritis in a child is necessarily accompanied by pain in the abdomen, as well as the characteristic for this disease, the severity and swelling after eating.
When these symptoms occurimmediately contact a pediatrician, since complications with superficial stomach disease can affect the functioning of the cardiovascular system. In addition, untimely cured erosive gastritis in the future can cause perforation of the walls of the stomach and even internal bleeding.</ p>