A severe paroxysmal pain in the abdomen, due to spasm, obstruction, or distention of some one of the hollow viscera.
A nonspecific pain of the digestive tract.
Colic is the name given to long, unexplained bouts of crying in a baby - usually beginning between the second and third weeks of life and disappearing by four months. It is estimated that about 20% of babies are colicky.
a term for bouts of intense unsoothable crying and other behaviour, perhaps due to stomach or bowel pain.
1. A sudden, spasmodic abdominal pain. 2. In infants, a pattern of excessive crying, apparent abdominal pain and irritability.
The Condition"...Digestive dysfunction is supported by the fact that colicky babies typically pull their legs up as if experiencing abdominal cramps or pain..."
severe abdominal pain usually caused by gas
Relationship to Lactose Intolerance"Pre-incubation of infant feed with lactase reduced crying time and breath hydrogen concentrations in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 32 babies with symptoms of colic..."
pain, spasm in the intestine casued by a diverse number of things such as incorrect/inappropriate feeding, obstruction in the gut
A severe pain that comes and goes in waves of intensity that is caused by the contraction of a part of the body. In the intestine, for example, this can by due to obstruction, infection or accumulation of intestinal gas.
Abdominal pain that recurs in a pattern every few seconds or minutes.
Sudden outbursts of inconsolable crying, lasting at least three hours a day, three days a week for at least three weeks, beginning within the first three weeks of life and seldom lasting longer than three months.
a broad term which refers to episodes of uncontrollable, extended crying in a baby who is otherwise healthy and well fed
Sharp abdominal pains that result from spasm or obstruction of certain organs or structures, especially the intestines, uterus, or bile ducts.
Gastro-intestinal result of eating at horse fair food stands.
spasm of any tubular or hollow organ with associated pain
A term describing abdominal pain usually associated with muscle spasm.
pain due to involuntary abdominal organ muscle contraction
Paroxysmal pain in the abdomen or bowels. Can occur from disease in the kidney.
attacks of abdominal pain, caused by muscle spasms in the intestines.
Refers to abdominal pain. See "Colic" subsection of "Digestive System" in veterinary supplement for a more detailed explanation.
spasm, obstruction, or twisting in any hollow or tubular soft organ accompanied by pain.
Acute abdominal pain - especially in infants. [See: Fluoride & the Gastrointestinal Tract
Waves of pain in the abdomen that increase in strength, disappear, and return; usually caused by a stone blocking a bile or urine passageway or an intestinal infection.
General term describing abdominal pain in the horse. Ranges in severity from mild to life-threatening. Signs of colic include sweating profusely; pawing the ground; biting the abdomen, standing with legs outstretched; repeatedly lying down and getting up or rolling. If you suspect your horse has colic, call your veterinarian right away.
A morbid syndrome with acute abdominal pain connected with disease, the swallowing of foreign bodies, or fecal impaction. Diagnosis and treatment must be made by a vet. The use of laxatives should be avoided
The name given to long, unexplained bouts of crying in an infant -- usually beginning between the second and third weeks of life and disappearing by about the 12th. About 20 percent of babies are colicky.
acute but intermittent abdominal pain that gradually increases then decreases. Spasmodic Pain Affecting Smooth Muscle, Such As The Intestines, Gallbladder, Or Urinary Tract.
a condition in an otherwise healthy baby characterized by excessive crying.
Refers to any condition that causes pain, inflammation, or discount in the colon.
a general term for abdominal pain
Pain due to contraction of the muscle of the abdominal organs
General term describing abdominal pain in the horse. Ranges in severity from mild to life-threatening. A veterinarian should always be consulted in case of suspected colic.
An attack of crying and apparent abdominal pain in early infancy. This is a common condition, occurring in about 1 in every 10 babies. Colic is characterized by episodes of irritability, loud crying, and what appears to be abdominal pain with the legs drawn up and the abdomen feeling rigid. See the entire definition of Colic
Describes the recurring inconsolable crying and apparent gastric pain from which many babies suffer at some point in the first six months. The causes of colic remain unclear, though feeding technique, different kinds of formula and a reaction to some foods consumed by the mother during breastfeeding may bring on attacks.
Periodic spasms of pain caused by stretching of the walls of a hollow organ, e.g. the intestine, undergoing powerful contraction, often in an attempt to overcome an obstruction such as a stone
A condition that affects about 10 to 30 percent of all infants. Frequent crying episodes lasting three or more hours, gas, and abdominal pain are characteristic signs and symptoms.
Acute abdominal pain, caused by spasm, obstruction, or distention of any of the hollow organs. In infants, colic usually results from accumulation of gas in the digestive system.
Abdominal pain related to intestines.
Stomach or intestinal spasm.
Colic: spasm in any hollow or tubular organ accompanied by pain. In urology, renal colic caused by expansion of the collecting system to obstruction caused by passage of a stone, clot or foreign body. Marked by intense pain and waves of spasm. The extremely severe pain associated with a kidney stone attack.
Cramping or spasms of a smooth muscle tube, such as the uterus (menstrual cramps) the ureters (passing kidney stones) or the stomach (stomachache). Also called tenesmus.
Related Topic"Cramping or spasms of a smooth muscle tube, such as the uterus (menstrual cramps) the ureters (passing kidney stones) or the stomach (stomach ache)..."
Extreme fussiness in the baby which is characterized by a piercing cry, severe abdominal discomfort and inability to be comforted. This occurs most of the time infant is awake.
A condition characterised by severe spasmodic pain in the intestines.
acute abdominal pain (especially in infants) produced by intermittent spasm. find all NHC pages containing: colic