Translation of colic in Spanish:


cólico, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɒlɪk//ˈkɑlɪk/


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    cólico masculine
    • The pain of renal colic is due to obstruction of urinary flow, with subsequent increasing wall tension in the urinary tract.
    • Babies cry for many reasons, but bouts of prolonged crying could mean they are suffering from colic.
    • In the mid eighteenth century a severe illness called the Devonshire colic was traced to lead poisoning from the metal used to seal holes in mills and presses.
    • Babies with colic often have difficulty sleeping, and feeding patterns may be disrupted by the bouts of crying.
    • About one third of patients with gallstones develop biliary colic or other complications.
    • The passage of a gallstone down the bile duct into the duodenum is very painful, and is known as biliary colic.
    • If your baby has colic, picking him up to comfort him will not spoil him.
    • Pallor and abdominal colic were the symptoms reported most often by the parents.
    • Do not be tempted to add solid foods to your baby's bottle feed in an attempt to help them sleep at night, as this can cause wind and colic.
    • While colic is not a sleep problem per se, colicky infants appear to have a shorter duration of total sleep.
    • Aniseed, like fennel, is a traditional cure for stomach disorders and colic in babies.
    • Remember that most colic disappears before your baby is three months old and nappy rash is usually easily treated, so relief is in sight.
    • Although colic is not thought to be due to pain, a baby with colic may look uncomfortable or appear to be in pain.
    • Once an episode of biliary colic has occurred, there is a high risk of repeated pain attacks.
    • People used to think that babies with colic were more likely to get asthma or allergies, but now doctors know that is not true.
    • Visceral pain originates in hollow organs and frequently presents as colic.
    • Higher rates of colic were noted on days the infant received cow's milk compared with milk-free days.
    • These foods encourage the production of wind, and may aggravate colic.
    • Babies with colic will continue to feed and gain weight normally.
    • The powder of the dried flowers is also beneficial for various intestinal pains and colic.