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Glossary for Irritability in children

Medical terms related to Irritability in children or mentioned in this section include:

  • Abdominal symptoms: Symptoms affecting the abdomen or digestive tract
  • Anal fissure: A painful ulcer linear to the margin of the anus
  • Arrhythmias: The occurrence of irregular heart beats
  • Asperger syndrome: A neuropsychiatric disorder mainly involving the inability to understand and becoming involved in social interaction.
  • Atopic dermatitis: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Autism: Childhood mental condition with social and communication difficulties.
  • Capillaria philippiensis infection: A fish borne parasite that can infect humans. Transmission most often occurs through ingestion of contaminated fish. Severity of symptoms tend to increase as the number of worms multiply in the intestines. Death can occur if the condition is left untreated.
  • Celiac Disease: Digestive intolerance to gluten in the diet.
  • Child health symptoms: Symptoms related to pediatric (child) health.
  • Colic: Abdominal spasms causing pain
  • Congestive heart failure: A condition which is characterized by breathlessness due to oedema and congestion of the lungs
  • Constipation: Hardness of stool or difficulty or inability to pass feces.
  • Corneal abrasion: scratch on the corneal surface
  • Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Digestive symptoms: Any symptoms affecting the digestive tract.
  • Diskitis: inflammation of the vertebral disk space often related to infection.
  • Ear infection: Infection of the ear - may involve the middle and inner ear.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Emotional symptoms: Symptoms affecting the emotions.
  • Encephalitis: Infection of the brain (as a symptom)
  • Epiglotitis: Inflamation of the epiglottis in the throat
  • Epiglottiditis: A condition characterized by inflammation of the epiglottis of the throat
  • Excessive hunger: Inappropriate hunger or overeating.
  • Eye foreign body: Feeling of grit or sand in the eye
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Fetal alcohol syndrome: A condition which occurs in a new born fetus and is caused by the mother consuming excess alcohol during her pregnancy
  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: An intolerance to citric acid is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to citric acid or foods containing citric acid. Citric acid can be found naturally in foods but is also frequently used as an additive to various foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the food. The amount of citric acid required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.
  • Fractures: Breakage of bones
  • Gastroenteritis: An infection of the bowel
  • Gastroesophageal reflux: Gastroesophageal reflux is the abnormal regurgitation of stomach acid up into the esophagus.
  • Glaucoma: A condition which affects the eye and characterized by an increase in the intraocular pressure
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar levels
  • Hypoxia: This is where there is a reduction of oxygen supply to parts of the body below what is required for adequate perfusion
  • Increased intracranial pressure: Increased pressure inside the skull due to brain swelling or fluid accumulation
  • Intussusception: intussusception is the sliding of one part of the intestine into another
  • Iron deficiency anemia: Iron-deficiency anemia is a blood condition characterized by low levels of iron in the body which leads to a reduction in the number of red blood cells.
  • Irritability: Excessive feelings of annoyance or frustration.
  • Joint pain: Pain affecting the joints
  • Lack of sleep: Lack of sleep refers to a deficiency in the amount of sleep a person gets.
  • Lactose intolerance: lactose intolerance is the inability to metabolize lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products, because the required enzyme lactase is absent in the intestinal system or its availability is lowered
  • Lead poisoning: A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to lead.
  • Leukemia: Cancer of the blood cells, usually white blood cells.
  • Malnutrition: Any disorder that relates to inadequate intake of nutrients.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Mercury poisoning: A type of heavy metal poisoning caused by excessive exposure to mercury.
  • Migraine: Severe complex headaches that occur periodically
  • Mouth symptoms: Symptoms of the mouth or oral area.
  • Myocarditis: A condition which is characterized by inflammation of the muscles of the heart
  • Narcotic withdrawal: The withdrawal syndrome from narcotics generally includes signs and symptoms opposite of the drug's intended medical effects
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Osteomyelitis: An infection that occurs in bone
  • Pericarditis: Inflammation of the pericardium that surrounds the heart
  • Personality disorder: Any of a group of disorders that affect ones personality
  • Respiratory failure: A condition which is due to marked impairment of respiratory function
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sepsis: The presence of microorganisms in the blood circulation
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome: A condition caused by violent shaking of a baby.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Stomatitis: Inflammation of the oral mucous membranes.
  • Subdural hematoma: A condition which is characterized by a blood clot beneath the dura mater
  • Teething: Condition when an infant gets a new tooth.
  • Testicular torsion: Twisting of a testicle's spermatic cord
  • Urinary tract infection: Infection of the urinary tract
  • Urine retention: Excessive holding of urine in the body.

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