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  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease Factsheet (for Schools) for Parents


    What teachers should know about inflammatory bowel disease, and what teachers can do to help students with IBD succeed in school.

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Kids


    It's normal to get a stomachache once in a while, but some kids have something more serious called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Find out more about it.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Indigestion for Kids


    Got tummy troubles? Indigestion is a common condition that many people - even kids - have at one time or another. Find out more in this article for kids.

  • Crohn's Disease for Parents


    Crohn's disease is a chronic condition that causes parts of the bowel to get red and swollen. The goal of treatment is to relieve symptoms, prevent other problems, and avoid flare-ups.

  • Steroids for Treating Cancer for Parents


    Unlike the steroids that body builders use, steroids used in cancer treatment are safe and help kids feel better.

  • Biopsies for Parents


    Doctors order biopsies to examine tissue or cells when they're concerned about a problem such as an infection, inflammation, or cancer.

  • X-Ray Exam: Upper Gastrointestinal Tract (Upper GI) for Parents


    An upper GI X-ray can help find the cause of swallowing difficulties, unexplained vomiting, abdominal discomfort, severe indigestion, ulcers, reflux, hiatal hernia, or blockages.