How To Cure Indigestion In Children

Indigestion In Children

Symptoms of indigestion in children

Different symptoms can occur in a child, the most common are:

  • The stomach ache always tends to appear in the face of fullness, it is possible that the child complains or if it is a baby he will not stop crying and will reject the milk.
  • Nausea can lead to vomiting.
  • Diarrhea or hard stools with mucus.
  • Refusal of food.
  • Absence of diarrhea.
  • White tongue.
  • Belching and foul-smelling breath.
  • Hard, swollen stomach that produces hollow sound on percussion.
  • and difficulty in defecating.

Medical treatment for indigestion in children

How to cure indigestion in children: tips and home remedies

  • It is important that the child rests and is always at a suitable temperature, calm and comfortable. It is not bad that he moves a little, in fact, it is good that he walks at a leisurely pace because this favors the movement of the digestive system, but you must avoid exercising and running.
  • If later he begins to feel better and wants to eat, you can prepare a light soup or a chicken broth, because thanks to its hot spot it will relieve discomfort and relax the intestinal muscles and, also, it will hydrate.
  • One of the best home remedies against indigestion is the infusion of chamomile, you can give it to the child as long as it is more than two years old and the pediatrician does not contraindicate it.
  • You can give him a hot bath and then lay him down on the bed so that he is relaxed.
  • It performs massages on your abdomen, to relax the muscles of the digestive system and so that the food can be digested as well as possible.



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Muhammad Usman Babar

Muhammad Usman Babar


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