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Stomach & Digestion (GI)
Appendicitis is a painful swelling, inflammation and infection of the appendix. Learn more about this medical emergency.
Biliary atresia is a rare liver disease that occurs in newborn babies. Learn more about this condition.
Celiac disease is a genetic, autoimmune digestive disease that interferes with the absorption of nutrients from food and causes permanent intolerance to gluten. Learn more about this condition.
Constipation is when your stools are painful or they do not happen often enough. Learn more about this condition and its causes and treatment.
Crohn's disease is when there is redness, swelling (inflammation), and sores along the digestive tract. Learn more about this condition.
Diarrhea is defined either as watery stool or increased frequency (or both) when compared to a normal amount. It is a common problem that may last a few days and disappear on its own.
Dysphagia means trouble swallowing. This condition can be long-term or it can come on suddenly. Learn more about this condition.
Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an allergic inflammation of the esophagus that usually results from a food allergy. Learn more about this chronic condition.
GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) is a long-term digestive disorder. It happens when stomach contents flow back up into the food pipe and cause symptoms or problems. Learn more about this condition.
The cause of a growth problem depends on the type of growth disorder in question. Some growth problems are genetic, while others may be caused by hormonal disorders or poor absorption of food.