CONSTIPATION IN CHILDREN: TREATMENT OPTIONS

Constipation is defined as abnormally delayed or difficulty in defecation (bowel opening). If your child continues to have symptoms despite changing the diet, modifying the lifestyle and increasing fluid intake, then your child may need treatment.

CONSTIPATION IN CHILDREN: WHAT IS IT?

The peak incidence of constipation is between 2-4 years of age when parents start to toilet train their children. Around half the kids experience constipation at least once during childhood!

HYDROCELE AND INGUINAL HERNIAS IN CHILDREN

Hernias and hydrocoeles are the commonest conditions seen by paediatric surgeons as they occur in about 3-5% of children. The cause for both these conditions is the failure of the processus vaginalis to close before or just after birth

BILIARY ATRESIA

Biliary Atresia is a progressive inflammatory fibrosis of the biliary tract and the disease starts in the extra hepatic bile ducts and extends into the…

HYPOSPADIAS

Hypospadias is a congenital birth defect whereby the opening of the urethra (where the urine comes out off) is on the underside of the penis instead of…

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