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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)

URL:
http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/Conditio...

Body Location:
  • Digestive System,
  • Multiple Systems
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Symptoms
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Infant/Childrens Health,
  • Viral Infection
Keywords:
  • Vomiting,
  • Fever,
  • Diarrhea,
  • Chills,
  • Headache,
  • Chills and Fever,
  • Cramps,
  • Stomach Flu
Demographic:
  • Children,
  • Infants,
  • Teen/Adolescent,
  • Toddlers
Program:
  • Maternal Infant Child Youth
Format:
Factsheet
Revision Date:
October 11, 2009
Reproduction Rights:
Linking Policy: http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/AboutUs/Pages/Linking-Policy.aspx
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