Colic

What is Colic?

Colic is severe pain in the abdomen caused by wind or obstruction in the intestines and suffered especially by babies.

Questions and answers on "Colic"

Hi. My baby is 2 months old. He sometimes faces gas problem. Dr. advised colic aid for that. I wanted to know if I can use Bonnison drops instead of colic aid?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Colicaid drops will be better

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to HCM.
Can understand your concerns.

For gas problem we usually recommend colicaid drops which contains Simethicone.

Bonnison is a ayurvedic medicine so contents cannot be verified.

I suggest you to give colicaid drops...

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My baby feed 4 ounces every 3n half hour today but after 9:30 pm he eat just 3 ounces n crying a lot n not sleeping n eating
Can u suggest me wat can i do ?

doctor1 MD

Check if his nose is opened. It could be colic pain. Colic drops would be helpful. If not available then visit hospital. Thank you

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My son saketh is 1 year and 2 month old. From his 6 months onwards after he had his lunch or dinner within 30 mins he will go bathroom. Is this common among children?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Gastro-colic reflex common in children

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on Healthcaremagic.

There is a phenomenon called gastro-colic reflex wherein a child may pass stool after each feed. It is frequently seen in many children and is not a cause for concern.

Hope that helps....

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Can I give bonisan daily
To two months old baby

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Bonnisan can be given

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Bonnisan can be safely given to a two month old baby for excessive crying which is likely due to abdominal colic. Alternatively, other medicines like Colicaid drops can be given for the same purpose.

Hope...

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I just gave him colic drope
N before i gave him drope he was slept
So may be he feel better
N just informed u dat i gave tylenol too at evening coz of his warm body his temprecture was above 99.5 so

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
need details

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

Before trying to answer your query in detail, I would like you ask the exact problem first. If the child was crying incessantly, giving Colicaid or similar drops should help, which occurs quite commonly. Give...

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Dear Sir,
My baby date of birth is 5th May 2016. He is crying a lot all the time mostly during evening time. And also he sleep only 6-8 hrs per day on an average. We consulted with doctors, they prescribe medicine for colic.
May i know the remedies to sooth the baby or how to care to make him relax ?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Continue giving anti colic medicine

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for choosing this platform

I have gone through the detail and do understand your concern.
Crying in babies peak between two to three months and in most of the cases the underlying reason could not be detected.It is...

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Hello doctor, i have twin babies and they are 6 weeks old now. off late both the babies after they wake up at night 2 o clock , they will not sleep for next 3 to 4 hours....


they keep crying for 3 4 hours....even feed will not help them to sleep.

can you help here.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Could be colic pain

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to us.
I understand that your twin babies are going through colicky pain at nights which is pretty common in most babies at this age.
I usually advice such babies to
1. Feed in sitting position, burp for 15 minutes by...

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I started a diet three days ago mostly fruits,vegetables, yogurt, nuts and I have felt bad every day but this evening having severe cramps. Is this my body getting use to healthy eating? What do I do to relieve cramping issue

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
either non-specific intestinal infection or diet habit

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I can understand your concern for GI symptoms
1) You can take anti-colic group of medication for crampy pain.
2) These crampy pain is due to either rapid movement of intestine or due to nonspecific...

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Hi m XXXXXXX my 6 week daughter have a colic problem she cries a lot due to this please tell me that is it safe to give her XXXXXXX drop

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Give good burping, tummy time and colicaid drops

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I understand your concerns but don't worry. This age is prone to infantile colics. You may easily deal with this by good burping and tummy time. This will improve her peristalsis and helps in relieving aerophagia....

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Hi dr. My 5 months old baby is very cranky since yesterday. I tried giving him colicaid but in vain. He has got no diaper rashes. He screams like pain. Also he is chewing kind of his lower lip since yesterday. May be he has got some pain in mouth. Please advise what to do

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Looks like evening colic with diaper rash

Detailed Answer:
Hi...Thank you for consulting in Health Care magic.
This is called evening colic and is quite common in this age group. This happens when the baby sucks at the breast very fast and in eagerness to drink milk will gulp in air...

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Recent questions on  Colic

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16 week old TOF baby - in last 3 weeks, not many bowel movements a day and seems quite uncomfortable - straining etc. had colic, doctor gave laxative and colic seemed to disappear but still unsettled. on ranitidine for reflux. does she have lazy bowel? and what can we do to help her?

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MY 15 MONTH BOY TAKE JUNIOR LANZOLE FOR 3 DAYS. HE HAD A MILD PNEUMONIA BEFORE ONE MONTH. AFTER THIS HE SOMETIMES CRYIING STRONGLY FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES. WHEN I GAVE HIM COLIC AID CRYING STOPS. AFTERCONSULTATION THE DR GAVE JUNIOR LANZOLE FOR 15 DAYS.WHAT IS HIS PROBLEM SIR

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Eight year old VERY active boy. Lots of abdominal pain , over past four days occasional difficulty urinating, early in the four days had small amount of blood in urine (spots on underwear) has had bowel movement twice a day over the period....

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My baby is 47 days old. Yesterday night she was crying and when i beastfed she stops and sleeps but then suddenly wake up and cry again...till 3 am in the morning...She was passing gas too.. Then I have her 6 drops of colicaid mixed with breastmilk.Within 2 minutes she fell asleep.. I m worried if the colic adia contains any sedative things.. is it safe to give colicaid for kids... plz help

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what can a high lactic acid level { 25 } mean in a 7 month old baby mean she has a hx of colic and constipation and her thyroid levels are wnl. Unfortunately, her mile stones are quite delayed. Poor head control, cant sit up independently etc.... .This is not my baby, but my dear friend s. We are health care professionals but dont work w pediatrics.

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