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(HealthDay News)—Every child has different bowel habits, but certain signs may indicate a medical problem. The University of Michigan Health System says parents should visit a doctor if: The child is constipated for longer than a week, or the child’s bowel movements are. Some parents note that the abdomen is swollen, due to the trapped stool or gas. It can look like normal bloating but is usually accompanied with the growing pains. Another sign is a tender abdomen when touching, as the pressure will lead to some irritation on the abdomen wall.

Low-Grade Fever, Sometimes with Chills. Bowel Obstruction Symptoms. Signs of an intestinal blockage will depend on how severe the obstruction is.

But it almost always comes with belly pain, usually around your belly button, and cramping. Nausea and vomiting are symptoms to watch out for —particularly if you’ve been eating fatty foods, Hendifar says. Again, because your pancreas produces enzymes that. The symptoms include abdominal pain and an inability to relieve oneself. Learn more about how to prevent and treat an impacted bowel here.

Symptoms of IBD vary depending on the location and severity of inflammation, but they may include: diarrhea, which occurs when affected parts of the bowel can’t reabsorb water bleeding ulcers. This stool moved through your bowel very quickly. See your doctor if you have more than three of these a day for longer than 2 days. You should check with your doctor if you also have other signs.

Struggle in School. Behavior that interferes with school is not something that should be ignored. This misbehavior may indicate an underlying behavior disorder.

Getting sent out of class, getting into fights at recess, and difficulty staying on task are all potential warning signs. Food intolerances and allergies People with an intolerance or allergy to certain foods can often experience diarrhea, constipation, or other traits of abnormal poop when they consume a problematic. Two forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, have similar symptoms of pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding.

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The parents should be asked to describe the infant’s or child’s bowel patterns.

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On physical examination, the children often have a distended abdomen, hyperactive bowel sounds, and explosive diarrhea after a rectal examination.

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Nursing assessment begins with an accurate history of bowel habits; diet; events associated with the onset of constipation; drugs or other substances that the child may be taking; and the consistency, color, frequency, and other characteristics of the stool.

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The child is carefully observed for signs of pain, abdominal distention, constipation, or lack of appetite that could signal bowel obstruction.

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Constipation in children

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• Note older children for symptoms of constipation, offensive odour, ribbon-like stools, etc.

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During these sits, it is important that the child tries to become aware of the feeling of urge to defecate; if the child feels an urge, an attemptat defecation should be made.

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If constipation is accompanied by severe abdominal pain, distention, vomiting, or fever, children should be brought to medical attention for further evaluation.

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Functional constipation: Nearly 90% of children with constipation have functional constipation (c.f. for organic cause) at the school entry age.

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The primary concern to the pediatrician is the risk of small bowel intussusception causing intestinal obstruction, vomiting, and pain.

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  • I’m type 4 and I thank God. I stopped eating meats on Feb 5. and dairy, fish and sweets on July 18. I poop almost every time I eat and my metabolism is very high. I also lost 10 lbs within 3 weeks��������.