Stomach, Intestines & Liver
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.
Did you ever eat something that made you feel ooky? It might have been food poisoning.
E. coli is a common type of bacteria that can make you pretty sick. Read more in this article for kids.
Botulism is a rare kind of food poisoning. Find out more in this article for kids.
Have You Heard of GERD?
Be on guard for GERD! Find out about this digestive problem that causes heartburn and other problems in many people.
You've probably heard people talk about ulcers, but what are they? Find out in this article for kids.
What's an appendix and why do they sometimes need to be removed? Find out in this article for kids.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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.
Salmonellosis is an illness caused by a bacteria found in raw food, soil, water and the bowel movements of some animals, including reptiles. Find out how to prevent this illness.
People with celiac disease can't eat gluten, which is found in many everyday foods, such as bread. Find out more by reading this article for kids.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Having irritable bowel syndrome can make a kid feel awful. The good news is that kids can take steps to feel better.
If you aren't pooping like usual, you could be constipated.
Having the "stomach flu" usually means spending a lot of time in the bathroom. Find out more in this article for kids.