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Sharp abdominal pain in children

Acute tonsillitis, i.e. angina is an inflammation of the palatine tonsils.

Because of the general reaction of lymphoid tissue in the body, this process can be affected by appendix, in this case, painful sensations in angina and acute appendicitis coincide.

Scarlet fever, measles, influenza, diphtheria.

In the early stages of the disease,Sharp pains which are given in the right lower part of the abdominal cavity, which is similar to an attack of acute appendicitis. In young children, who are sick with measles, depending on the severity of the disease, there may be a measles appendicitis with very serious consequences.

Whooping cough.

During the cough, there is a tension in the muscles of the abdomen, which is the cause of abdominal pain in children.

Acute respiratory viral infection (ARVI) and influenza.

The lymphatic system of the body responds to these diseases with an increase in intra-abdominal lymph nodes. As a result, the pain in children becomes paroxysmal, without a certain localization.

Acute pancreatitis.

Pain in the abdomen can be different, like insideAbdominal cavity, and from the outside (outside). With this disease it is difficult to make out what kind of pain bothers you. The causes of acute pancreatitis are infectious diseases: parotitis, measles, chickenpox, and also there may be allergies, poor susceptibility of certain foods and medication. At the beginning of the disease, a sharp severe pain in the abdominal cavity is manifested, then the pain may manifest in the region of the left or right hypochondrium, there is a shroud pain rarely giving back, and can also be cramping. The child has severe vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, there may be a fever of 39 degrees.

Pneumonia (acute inflammation of the lung tissue).

Inflammation of the lungs is most often affected in childrenAge. Pneumonia is a very serious disease. During this disease there is a strong cough, pain in the abdominal cavity, especially worse with deep inspiration. Pain in the abdominal cavity during pneumonia is similar to the symptoms of acute appendicitis.


Basically it is a disease of the musculoskeletalSystem, and also in medicine cases of rheumatism of the heart, i.e. damage to the tissue of the cardiovascular system, are often known. In the world medical practice, cases of rheumatism in adolescents and young children have recently become more frequent. It is believed that the disease develops as a result of non-healing of respiratory tract infections, angina and viruses. Pain in the abdomen is due to serous inflammation of the peritoneum during exacerbation of the disease. Pain becomes indeterminate and has a paroxysmal character.

Carditis and heart defects.

If patients have mitral heart defectBlood is difficult to move from the small circle of the circulation to the large. Because of this, there is a buildup of fluid in the tissues, there is pain in the liver, tachycardia, cough. The pain is not very noticeable. Carditis is an inflammation of one of the layers of the heart. Carditis is formed due to the effects of various infectious diseases, the main ones being diphtheria, scarlet fever, angina, and various viruses. Carditis, like vice, can also be congenital.

Hemorrhagic vasculitis, or Sheilen-Genoch disease.

This disease affects the small vessels of the body,Kidney and gastrointestinal tract. Multiple small spots appear on the skin, mostly in the buttocks and legs. Hemorrhagic vasculitis is a fairly common disease. This disease often affects children from three to seven years. The disease is divided into several forms: articular, abdominal and mixed. In a patient suffering from abdominal vasculitis, abdominal pain is the only sign of the disease. Depending on which department and how much is affected, the pain in the abdominal cavity can be of different intensity.


This insufficiency of the hormone insulin in the body,As a result of which the sugar content in the blood increases. With this disease there is a violation of the exchange of all kinds of substances: fatty, carbohydrate, protein, mineral and water-salt. Depending on the form of severity, this disease is accompanied by pains in the abdominal cavity, copying the symptoms of an acute abdomen.


This is the destruction of blood by the spleen. The lifespan of erythrocytes in the blood is 120 days, but for various diseases erythrocytes also get sick, and the spleen destroys them ahead of time. This is called hemolytic anemia. There are also autoimmune hemolytic anemia. The body at the same time produces antibodies that destroy healthy red blood cells. Because of this, the spleen increases in size. The spleen begins to touch the wall of the abdominal cavity and, with breathing, the peritoneum responds with pain. This disease occurs not so often and it is easily treated.

PEpidemic disease (familial Mediterranean fever) is a hereditary disease.

This disease is manifested by fever attacks,Pleurisy and peritonitis. Most often, children fall ill, and the disease is allocated with attacks ranging from four days to several months. During seizures, fever is often observed, severe pain in the abdominal cavity and chest. One of the features of the disease that distinguishes it, is the sudden and sudden disappearance of pain.

Injury of anterior abdominal wall.

Closed injury of the anterior abdominal wall dependsFrom the strength to which this injury is inflicted. In this case, abdominal wall hematomas, internal muscle rupture can form. The pain increases, it becomes stronger with coughing, movement and muscle tension. It is very important to accurately diagnose the abdominal injury, so as not to ignore damage to the internal organs.

Abdominal migraine (Moore's syndrome).

This disease is characterized by extensive cramping pains in the abdomen, as well as cramps of abdominal muscles. The patient's skin pales, an increase in sweating, nausea and vomiting.

Psychogenic pain.

This is quite common. In children, they arise in most cases in the morning, when you need to go to a kindergarten or school, but you do not want to go. It happens that they want to draw the attention of their parents to the complaint of pain. Depending on the imagination and autosuggestion, the child may complain of various pains, nausea, vomiting and fever may occur. The question arises: why do children do this? Psychologists believe that excessive emotionality is to blame. Subsequently, it is difficult for doctors to distinguish between a false illness and a real one. Sometimes children believe so much in their own lies that this can lead to a real illness. Here you need the help of an experienced specialist - a child psychiatrist.

Parents should be attentive to their children, since even a small pain in the baby's stomach can be a harbinger of serious problems in the body.

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