The irritating reaction from the intestine is quite common among patients suffering from diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. So, the causes of spastic enterocolitis are allergic reactions. What features does this disease have?
Allergic enterocolitis has a still not entirely clear aetiology, although it is reliably known that people who suffer from this disease have greater gut reactivity than healthy ones. The patient can observe a change in intestinal activity, which is caused by some triggers, for example, stress, medications or certain products. In addition, allergic enterocolitis is caused by the abuse of alcoholic beverages, inappropriate nutrition and other factors.
Symptoms of allergic enterocolitis
Symptoms of spastic enterocolitis will predominantly manifest as spasms and flatulence of the abdomen if intestinal activity is disturbed. It is worth noting that the symptoms of the disease in each patient always manifest themselves in different ways. For example, one patient suffering from enterocolitis syndrome will experience constipation, while the other will have diarrhea. It also happens that both of these symptoms are combined together.
When intestinal disease of allergic etiology is observed and the presence of feces of blood and mucous veins, and the act of defecation is accompanied by painful sensations and intestinal spasms. The number of acts of defecation can vary.
In fact, experts believe that the syndrome of allergic enterocolitis is a functional disorder, since in the process of examining the cavity of the large intestine there is no presence of inflammatory pathogens.
Clinical symptoms of spastic enterocolitis are:
- Painful sensations.
- Change in intestinal activity.
- Violation of the act of defecation.
- Formation of a large number of gases.
Treatment of allergic and spastic enterocolitis
Initially, the causative agent is discovered, which causes the syndrome. Treatment includes the adherence to the correct general and nutritional regimen in the event of rejection of certain types of foods that cause an allergic reaction. It is recommended to eat foods that contain a large amount of slag.
Also an important aspect in enterocolitis syndrome is the development of skills of the act of defecation at a certain time. Inflammatory processes in the spastic type of the disease help to reduce anti-inflammatory medications and folk remedies that are prescribed only by the attending physician. As a medicamental treatment of the syndrome of an allergic intestinal disease is:
- Pro- and prebiotics.
- Anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Antiallergenic agents.
- Drugs for getting rid of dysbiosis.
- Possible antibiotics.
In the prescriptions of folk remedies for the treatment of allergic enterocolitis it is recommended to apply:
- Yarrow. In this case, the use of juice squeezed from the whole plant is permitted. It helps to relax the intestinal muscles, relieve cramps and spasms.
- Gooseberries. In use are mashed fruits and squeezed juice. It helps with sharp painful sensations, diarrhea, and can intensify intestinal activity.
- Celery. Only root juice is taken. It is a small laxative, helps to strengthen the digestive process, as well as to remove gases from their large accumulation.
In any case, do not engage in self-medication of allergic enterocolitis, but you need to turn to the gastroenterologist.