Colic (i.e., sharp, localized abdominal pain that increases, peaks, and subsides) is associated with numerous diseases of hollow viscera. The mechanism of pain is thought to be smooth muscle contraction proximal to a partial or complete obstruction (e.g., gallstone, kidney stone, small bowel obstruction).
In this regard, what is meant by intestinal colic?
Colic or cholic (pronounced /ˈk?l.?k/, KOL-ik, from Greek κολικός kolikos, "relative to the colon") is a form of pain that starts and stops abruptly. It occurs due to muscular contractions of a hollow tube (colon, ureter, gall bladder, etc.) in an attempt to relieve an obstruction by forcing content out.
What is infant colic griping pain and flatulence?
However, excessive baby gas comes with a range of symptoms including frequent fussing, irritability, cramping, bloating, flatulence, hiccuping and excessive burping. Alternative colic remedies, such as Colic-Ease gripe water, are formulated to help relieve normal and excessive baby gassiness without the use of drugs.