Appendicitis for Parents
Appendicitis requires immediate medical attention, so it's important to know its symptoms. The earlier it's caught, the easier it is to treat.
Word! Appendicitis for Kids
Appendicitis happens when a part of the digestive system called the appendix gets inflamed or swells up.
Stomachaches for Kids
Ugh. Bellyaches. Find out what causes tummy trouble in this article for kids.
Word! Appendix for Kids
The appendix is a small sac attached to the large intestine.
Appendectomy for Parents
It's important to understand the ins and outs of an appendectomy so you know what to expect if your child has this procedure.
Yersiniosis for Parents
Yersiniosis is an uncommon infection caused by the consumption of undercooked meat products, unpasteurized milk, or water contaminated by the bacteria.
Gastrointestinal Infections for Parents
Conditions that can affect the stomach and intestines.
Campylobacter Infections for Parents
These bacterial infections can cause diarrhea, cramping, abdominal pain, and fever. Good hand-washing and food safety habits can help prevent them.
Ascariasis for Parents
Ascariasis is an intestinal infection that occurs when the eggs of a parasitic roundworm are ingested. Read about signs and symptoms, treatment, and tips for prevention.
Stomachaches for Teens
Lots of different problems can cause similar kinds of stomach pain - not all of them related to the digestive system. Here are some clues about what could be going on.