Colic

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Colic
Overall:

A burning, gnawing pain in the abdominal area. In the more sever cases it might be accompanied by heartburn.

Notes:

This ailment occasionally results in death of the very young or old.

Related Herbs: Apple, Coriander, Dandelion, Ginger, Yellow Dock,
Related Symptoms: Severe Pain, Pain,
Mild Cases
Details:
Duration: Some Relief within 24 hours of treatment, with decreasing symptoms for up to 1 week.
Treatment:
  • Limit the patient to small meals more frequently than normal for at least the week.
  • Do not permit the patient to lie down after eating for at least the a week.
  • Treat the patient with herbs to heal the stomach.
Residual Effects:

The patient will be more prone to repeated cases of colic for at least a 1 week.

Complications:
Moderate Cases
Details:
Duration: Some Relief within 24 hours of treatment, with decreasing symptoms for approximately 1 week.
Treatment:
  • Limit the patient to small meals more frequently than normal for at least the week.
  • Do not permit the patient to lie down after eating for at least the a week.
  • Treat the patient with herbs to heal the stomach.
Residual Effects:

The patient will be more prone to repeated cases of colic for at least 2 weeks.

Complications:
Severe Cases
Details:
Duration: Some Relief within 2 days of treatment, with decreasing symptoms for approximately 2 week.
Treatment:
  • Limit the patient to small meals more frequently than normal for at least the week.
  • Do not permit the patient to lie down after eating for at least the a week.
  • Treat the patient with herbs to heal the stomach.
Residual Effects:

The patient will be more prone to repeated cases of colic for at least a moon.

Complications:

The patient may develop bleeding of the stomach, which can result in death.