Is your child’s stomachache something to worry about? A pediatric gastroenterologist offers tips about tummy aches in tots and teens, along with advice on when to call or visit the doctor.
How can you tell the difference between a regular tummy ache and something more serious? Get tips from a pediatric expert.
Does your child have chronic pain and associated depression and anxiety? Learn about the relationship between chronic pain syndromes and mental health disorders in children.
If your child has been diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, you most likely — and understandably– have many questions and concerns. To navigate through this disease, it’s important that you know exactly what this autoimmune disorder is.
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If you have ever have a stomach ache that makes you wonder about food poisoning, pay attention to how long symptoms last. Poisoning from Escherichia coli — better known as E. coli bacteria — often mirrors a viral infection, but many times is more severe and persists longer.
You can fight traveler’s constipation or diarrhea by following your normal diet and exercise routine, drinking plenty of water and getting rest.
Traveling to new places can be fun – until a bumpy car ride or turbulent flight makes you feel sick. Motion sickness is a common disturbance of the balance system, which includes but is not limited to the inner ear. “Motion sickness is the nausea, sweating and dizziness some people experience when the balance system … Read More
Vomiting can be tied to different conditions that may pass on their own. In other cases, you may need a trip to the emergency room for intravenous fluids. Know when to worry and when to go to the doctor.
If your child has recurring stomachaches that can’t be traced to a physical cause — known as “functional abdominal pain” — a new study finds the child may be at higher risk for anxiety disorder as a young adult. The good news is that if your child has chronic stomachaches, there are ways to help … Read More
If you have frequent abdominal pain, bloating, cramping diarrhea and/or constipation, you could worry that you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) — such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease — or even cancer. However, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can cause these symptoms too. IBS usually strikes people under age 45 and affects twice as many … Read More