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Colic (cont.)

Colic Diagnosis

A doctor will assess your baby to rule out other causes for crying, such as an infection or an intestinal condition. It is rarely necessary to perform laboratory or radiology (for example, X-ray, CT, ultrasound, MRI) studies to establish the diagnosis of colic.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/22/2014



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Colic is commonly described as a behavioral syndrome characterized by excessive, paroxysmal crying. Colic is most likely to occur in the evenings, and it occurs without any identifiable cause.

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