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Symptoms of disease - chest pain in children(2)

Chest pain in children is unusual in general pediatric population, but is common enough reason to appeal to the child's cardiologist and emergency assistance, in connection with the fact that the chest pain is often associated with atherosclerotic heart disease and myocardial adults.

Pain when breathing in small children is recognized by the external manifestations. Older children themselves tell about it, though, and in insufficient quantities. Sensory innervation of the chest is provided intercostal segmental nerves. Almost half of all the sensitive fibres suitable for the aperture in the phrenic nerve. Pain sensitivity of all the organs in the chest cavity is provided only by the sympathetic nerves. Therefore, pain in the chest wall is perceived as a surface, just described, is localized and differentiates. Abdominal pain due to failure of bodies of the thoracic cavity, on the contrary, often changes, it is stupid, diffuse and is perceived as coming from the depth.

Pain in the chest wall may be classified as follows: constant pain; pain, not dependent on the breath; pain that occurs only respiration; constant pain, which intensifies during breathing. Pain in motion, not connected with breathing, caused by defeat of the vertebrae, ribs and muscles. If such a pain occurs when breathing, when you cough, sneeze or laughter, then in addition to the above pathology should be thinking about the defeat of the pleura. Children describe their pain incompletely and inaccurately, so for them is critical objective methods of investigation and their consistent implementation of: a thorough inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation, x-ray research, general blood analysis, tuberculindiagnostic.

Which diseases there is chest pain in children(2)

Chest pain in children may indicate the presence of dangerous diseases.

The majority of children ever complained about pain in his chest. You must find out the exact place of localization of pain, as the child often calls breast epigastric the abdomen. Important are the following details: what is the impact of traffic on the nature of the pain, arise if their muscle tension after a meal, are there in physical work or during sleep, whether the child is suffering a bronchial asthma.

1. Sudden acute stitching pain in the chest: this condition is characterized by cramping in the lower part of the chest, usually on the one hand, or in the upper part of the abdomen. As a rule, occurs after eating during physical exertion. The cause of the pain is the tension of ligaments peritoneum (the membrane that covers the abdominal cavity), which are connected with the diaphragm.
Help: reassure the child, let him rest. After a while the pain should subside spontaneously.

2. Psychogenic pain in the chest: if any of adult members of the family is constantly complaining about the pain in the chest, then the child can begin to imitate. This kind of pain can occur when the baby is sleeping or playing. Stress and anxiety can cause pain anywhere, and in the chest including. The patient plot has fuzzy boundaries, and the child can not accurately determine the area of pain.
Help: try to distract the child talk or play.

3. Pain in skin diseases: chest pain may occur with fences psoriasis. In this case, the skin can see a rash in the form of grouped red bumps or blisters. In addition, there is the increase of temperature of the body and swollen lymph nodes.
Help: so as shingles contagious disease, the better to call the doctor at home and not to drive the child to the hospital, where he may infect other children.

4. Pain muscle origin: a common cause of complaints on pain in the chest of children bruises or viral myalgia (inflammation of the muscles, caused by a viral infection). The pain usually occur suddenly, are strong localization. The muscles in the affected area can be painful during feeling. Other symptoms are absent.
Help: help the imposition of heat (hot water bottle, woollen cloth) on the sore spot. In severe pain you can give crushed aspirin or panadol. The dose is prescribed by the doctor after the inspection.

5. Pain in the defeat of the spine: the disease of the cartilage tissue ribs (costal chondrite), the defeat of the processes of vertebras in trauma, disease or rheumatoid arthritis leads to the denial of nerve and pain in the chest.
Help: to eliminate the cause of the pain you should treat the underlying disease.

6. Pain in diseases of the lungs, pneumonia, complicated by inflammation of the pleura (the membrane that lines the chest cavity), causes a strong, dagger pain, which are amplified by vigorously breath and give into his shoulder.
Reasonably think about this reason, the pain can be especially when there are other symptoms of pneumonia include cough and fever. If your child has pain, rash on the chest, - immediately contact a doctor.
Assistance: an inflammation of the pleura the infectious nature is more common in severe inflammation of the lungs. The child needs urgent hospitalization.

7. Pain in cardiovascular diseases, rheumatism, tuberculosis, after acute respiratory infections can develop pericarditis (inflammation of the membrane covering the heart) or myocarditis (inflammation of the muscle tissue of the heart). The pain at the usually dull, aching without a clear localization, can give in the shoulder or neck. Если вы еще не можете найти хороший веб-сайт, в котором дарят много бездепозитов, также можно играть бесплатно. В таком случае советуем обязательно зайти на этот гемблинг сайт онлайн казино , в котором вы сможете найти хорошее онлайн казино. На веб-сайте размещен рейтинг разных казино, которые доступны для игры сейчас. It is amplified when swallowing, and the energy of the respiratory movements. In the heart of the monitored noise, synchronous with the beats of the heart.
Assistance: the child should always consult with a doctor. The confirmation of diagnosis requires hospitalization.

8. Pain in the defeat of the esophagus: pain in the sternum may be caused by inflammation of the esophagus (esophagitis), if a child swallows a substance, irritating the mucous membrane. Other causes of pain is a foreign body in the esophagus (for example, fish bone), hiatal hernia, ulcers of the esophagus. The pain intensifies if swallowed, in the supine position or when tilted forward. In addition the child may have difficulty swallowing, bloody vomiting, chair of black color, or excessive salivation.
Assistance: the child needs to endoscopic examination of the esophagus, which can only be done in a clinic or hospital. If the symptoms are threatening character, for example, the sharp pain when swallowing, bloody vomiting, it is necessary to call an ambulance.

9. Sometimes physical exercise may cause a harmless, though, and intense pain in the chest of the child, resulting in the lower part of it, usually at the front side. She goes through a few minutes of rest from physical exertion.
The cause of this pain is unclear, perhaps, the pain originates tension of ligaments, securing aperture - a group of muscle that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity- to the ribs.

10. Pain in the chest, increasing when moving, most likely, is traumatic in nature, even if the external marks of injury not. Usually bruised place becomes very sensitive. As in the case of pleural pain, this pain a little worse when deep breath or cough, but is much stronger than it reacts to movements of the body, the limbs. In contrast to the pleural pain is characterised by increasing pain when you click on a place of pain.
Pain, localizes in one place chest, which is painful sensitivity, most likely, testifies to the fracture of the ribs, especially if it appears after a serious injury. Of the suspected fracture of the ribs are confirmed, if clicking on the sternum in the front causes pain in the previously caused the sore area in the projection of the ribs.
Broken ribs heal themselves for a few weeks without any treatment. However, despite this, if you believe that your child has a rib fracture, contact your doctor so that he confirmed the diagnosis and made sure that the lungs if this is not damaged.

11. Acute pain behind the breastbone when you have a cold or sore throat may indicate tracheitis - inflammation of the trachea. Tracheitis is caused by the same bacteria that and kidneys. Frequent symptom of disease in addition to the pain is and dry cough. Tracheitis passes in a few days. For the relief of pain you can use paracetamol.

12. The development of breast cancer in girls and boys in their teens can cause swollen glands and, as a consequence, pain in the chest. However, they are not long and usually last no more than two months.

13. Inflammation of the tissues of the breast. This is a disease in adolescents is known under the name of costal chondrite (inflammation or infection at the site of connection of the ribs to the breastbone).

Be sure to consult with a doctor if:
- Chest pain is accompanied by other Symptoms: frequent cough, a slight fever.
Pain, caused by a gentle blow or injury of the chest, is preserved, but not in an intensified form, more than one day. In such a situation, the pain, though, and permanent, must not interfere with the normal activity of the child.
- There are frequent moderate chest pain.

Immediately inform the doctor if:
Pain in the chest strong and constant. The pain is accompanied by high temperature, the higher of 38.5C.
- The child cannot take a deep breath from the pain.
- The child cannot lead a normal life, the child breathes often, it is not enough air temperature increased.
- The child was hit in the chest or injury, but is able to walk and move, in spite of the severe pain.

Which doctor should I contact if there is a chest pain in children(2)

  • Orthopedist-traumatologist
  • Family doctor
  • Pulmonologist
  • Tb Specialist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Cardiologist
  • Gastroenterologist
  • Rheumatologist
  • Neurologist

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