Category: Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

What is Pediatric Gastroenterology?

While many GI needs are easily treated by a child’s pediatrician or primary care provider, some conditions and illnesses require the specialized care of a

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Vomiting and Nausea in Kids

All children will occasionally become ill, experiencing acute nausea and vomiting when exposed to certain viruses or bacteria. However, some children suffer from chronic or

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatrics Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease characterized by inflammation and swelling of the inner lining of the large intestine. Over time, repeated

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Obesity / NASH (Non Alcoholic Steato-Hepatitis)

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a disease in which fat accumulates in the liver, causing inflammation and irritation. Known also as a non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, this

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Liver Disease and Hepatitis

Hepatitis is a term used to describe an infection or inflammation of the liver. Though the disease often causes symptoms, a child who is asymptomatic

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Lactose Intolerance

For children, dairy products are a primary component of a healthy and balanced diet. Not only do these foods taste good, but they also deliver

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Irritable Bowel Diseases in Kids

When a child is diagnosed with irritable bowel disease (IBD), the first step is understanding that these diseases are chronic but also treatable. Inflammatory bowel

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Gastrointestinal Reflux in Kids

Gastrointestinal reflux disease, or GERD, is a GI health condition occurring in people of all ages, including infants and children. Children often develop the disease

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Gastrointestinal Cancer Screening

Gastrointestinal cancer refers to any malignancy of the digestive tract and its organs, including the esophagus, stomach, and bowels, as well as the pancreas and

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dysphagia and Swallowing Problems

Pediatric dysphagia is a disorder identified by a child’s difficulty with eating or swallowing foods and liquids. It can be caused by difficulty mobilizing the

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