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  • Shigella Infections (Shigellosis) for Parents


    Shigella are bacteria that can infect the digestive tract and cause a wide range of symptoms, from diarrhea, cramping, vomiting, and nausea, to more serious complications and illnesses.

  • Stool Test: Bacteria Culture for Parents


    A stool culture helps doctors determine if there's a bacterial infection in the intestines.

  • Gastrointestinal Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Conditions that can affect the stomach and intestines.

  • Food Poisoning for Teens


    The germs that get into food and cause food poisoning are tiny, but can have a powerful effect on the body. Find out what to do if you get food poisoning - and how to prevent it.

  • Food Poisoning for Parents


    Sometimes, germs can get into food and cause food poisoning. Find out what to do if your child gets food poisoning - and how to prevent it.

  • Diarrhea for Parents


    Most kids battle diarrhea from time to time, so it's important to know what to do to relieve and even prevent it.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

  • 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.

  • Diarrhea for Teens


    Nearly everybody gets diarrhea every once in a while, and it's usually caused by gastrointestinal infections. It's nothing to be embarrassed about. Read this article to learn more.