Helicobacter pylori for Parents
H. pylori bacteria can cause digestive illnesses, including gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.
Stool Test: H. Pylori Antigen for Parents
A doctor may request an H. pylori antigen stool test if your child has symptoms that indicate a peptic ulcer, such as indigestion, abdominal pain, a full or bloated feeling, nausea, frequent belching, or vomiting.
Peptic Ulcers for Parents
Many people think that spicy foods cause ulcers, but the truth is that bacteria are the main culprit. Learn more about peptic ulcers.
Ulcers for Teens
Doctors once thought that stress, spicy foods, and alcohol caused most stomach ulcers. But ulcers are actually caused by a particular bacterial infection, by certain medications, or from smoking. Read all about ulcers.
Gastrointestinal Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Conditions that can affect the stomach and intestines.
Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.
Medical Tests & Exams - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.
Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor. Find out what you need to know about all the common and not-so-common infections.
Doctors & Hospitals - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.