Children often complain of abdominal pain and sometimes they also complain of constipation. Constipation is a common problem in children, but at such a young age, problems like constipation are also a big threat to their health. Constipation is said to be the root of a hundred diseases and due to constipation at an early age, children can be vulnerable to many diseases and health problems. Children may also have abdominal pain due to constipation. If constipation is not treated on time or it becomes chronic, then it takes the form of chronic constipation and it becomes even more dangerous. The most common complaints of children with chronic constipation are frequent abdominal pain, tight stools. Most parents think that constipation causes difficulty in passing stools, but medically there can be three things in constipation – first, difficulty in passing stool, second inability to pass stool daily and thirdly dry or less stool and Inability to empty the stomach in one go. In this article, from Pediatrician Dr. Nihar Parekh, we will know how to treat constipation in children.
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