Diseases & Conditions > Digestive System

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  • Constipation
    Constipation is a very common problem among kids, and it usually occurs because a child's diet doesn't include enough fluids and fiber. In most cases, simple changes can help kids go.
  • Cystic Fibrosis
    Cystic fibrosis (CF), a genetic disorder that particularly affects the lungs and digestive system, makes kids who have it?more vulnerable to repeated lung infections.
  • Cystic Fibrosis and Nutrition
    In addition to extra calories, kids with cystic fibrosis have some specific nutritional needs. Find out ways to help your child with CF grow healthy and strong.
  • Diarrhea
    Most kids battle diarrhea from time to time, so it's important to know what to do to relieve and even prevent it.
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
    When symptoms of heartburn or acid indigestion are frequent or can't be attributed to spicy ingredients, it could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). And it can be a problem for kids - even newborns.
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic diseases that cause intestinal inflammation: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Although they have features in common, there are some important differences.
  • When Your Child Needs a Liver Transplant
    If your child needs a liver transplant, you're probably feeling lots of emotions. Fortunately, many kids who undergo liver transplants go on to live normal, healthy lives.
 

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