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Stomach & Digestion (GI)

Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a painful swelling, inflammation and infection of the appendix. Learn more about this medical emergency.

Biliary Atresia

Biliary atresia is a rare liver disease that occurs in newborn babies. Learn more about this condition.

Celiac Disease

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

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

Crohn's disease is when there is redness, swelling (inflammation), and sores along the digestive tract. Learn more about this condition.

Diarrheal Diseases

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

Dysphagia means trouble swallowing. This condition can be long-term or it can come on suddenly. Learn more about this condition.

Eosinophilic Eeophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an allergic inflammation of the esophagus that usually results from a food allergy. Learn more about this chronic condition.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

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.

Growth Disorders

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.