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Abdominal Pain (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Your abdomen extends from below your chest to your groin. Some people call it the stomach, but your abdomen contains many other important organs. Pain in the abdomen can come from any one of these organs. The pain may start somewhere else, such as your chest. Severe pain does not always mean it is a serious problem. However, mild pain does not always mean the problem is not serious. (English) Colour

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Chest Pain - Non-Cardiac (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Pain in your chest can be scary but is does not always mean you are having a heart attack. We have done some tests and determined your chest pain is not coming from your heart. (English) Colour

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Vomiting (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Vomiting (throwing up) happens when very strong stomach contractions force a large part of the stomach contents back up the swallowing tube (esophagus) and out through the mouth or nose. It is usually caused by a minor illness. Vomiting is not the same as regurgitation. Regurgitation is the effortless spitting up of a small amount of food or liquid. Food goes up the swallowing tube and into the mouth. Regurgitation is very common in babies. It is not harmful. Audio available. (English)

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Stomach Flu (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Viral Gastroenteritis (say: GAS-tro-enter-EYE-tis) is the inflammation of the stomach and small and large intestines. Viral gastroenteritis means the inflammation is caused by infection with a virus. It often causes vomiting (throwing up) or diarrhea. Viral gastroenteritis is often called "stomach flu," but it is not caused by flu (influenza) viruses. Viral gastroenteritis can be caused by many different viruses, including Rotaviruses, Torovirus, Adenoviruses, Caliciviruses, Astroviruses, and a group of Norwalk-like viruses. (English)

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Stomach Problems (Child) - Multi-Record Landing Page [English] Permalink Public

Landing Page for: Abnormal-Looking Stool; Anal Fissure; Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea; Appendicitis; Celiac Disease; Colic; Congenital Malformations of the Gastrointestinal Tract; Constipation; Constipation and Diarrhea in Newborns; Cystic Fibrosis (CF;) Diarrhea; Diarrhea-Associated Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS); Food Allergies; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Gastrointestinal Infections in Babies; Hepatitis A; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD); Intestinal Parasites; Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Nutrition; Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC); Pyloric Stenosis; Sensitive Gag Reflex: Transition to Textured Foods; Soiling; Spitting Up and Vomiting; Viral Gastroenteritis (Stomach Flu); Vomiting. (English)

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Recurrent Abdominal Pain (Child) [English] Permalink Public

A stomach ache or bellyache is called abdominal pain. If a child has abdominal pain that comes and goes regularly, they have recurrent abdominal pain (RAP). Recurrent abdominal pain can be caused by a number of different illnesses or there may not be any underlying problem at all. If the child is seen by a doctor, and all medical causes are ruled out, then the child is said to have "functional abdominal pain". This means that there is no known cause for the pain. (English)

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Pyloric Stenosis (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Pyloric stenosis (say: pie-LOR-ick stuh-NO-sis) occurs when the opening from the stomach to the intestine is blocked. This opening is called the pylorus (say: pie-LOR-us). There is a muscle around this opening. Normally, this muscle keeps food in the stomach when it tightens. It lets food out of the stomach into the intestines when it relaxes. Boys have pyloric stenosis more often than girls. (English)

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Clostridium Difficile (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides information about clostridium difficile including overview of clostridium difficile, symptoms, and prevention. Audio available. (English)

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Constipation (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides a overview of constipation including causes, treatment and when to contact a health care provider. Audio available. (English)

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Crohn's Disease (Child) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides a overview of crohn's disease including treatment options. Audio available. (English)

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