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  • Butterflies and Belly Aches

    08/23/2013 | Family CarePrimary CareTreatmentsGastroenterology

    It’s a common childhood complaint: stomach ache. As a parent, it can be frustrating to know whether it’s just part of growing up, or if it’s a more serious disease or issue with abdominal organs. So when should you call the doctor about your child’s stomach ache? Here’s what you need to know about possible causes of abdominal pain, how to help your child deal with the…

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  • Leading the Way in Pediatric Gastroenterology

    06/11/2013 | TreatmentsGastroenterology

    Quality care starts with the patient-doctor relationship. That’s what Allie Feldman and her family discovered when she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of four. Crohn’s disease an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract. Prior to her diagnosis, a long line of doctors had examined Allie, run extensive tests and conducted…

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  • Is Vomiting and Difficulty Eating Always Reflux?

    03/17/2013 | TreatmentsGastroenterology

    Vomiting, feeding difficulties, and trouble swallowing are often seen in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).  However, when your child’s symptoms do not improve with reflux therapies, it is important to consider other causes. What is eosinophilic esophagitis? Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an emerging disease in children and adults with symptoms very similar to reflux.…

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  • Kids’ Stomach Aches

    08/03/2012 | Family CarePrimary CareTreatmentsGastroenterology

    Tummy Trouble  Picture this: you’re all set to leave for the morning and one of your children announces, “I have a stomach ache!” Any parent of young children can relate to the confusing nature of children’s stomach pains. You may wonder: Is it serious? Just a stomach bug? Did they eat something that made them ill? Or are they just trying to get out of going to school?…

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