Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is among the most common gastrointestinal disorders and can range from microscopic bleeding to massive bleeding leading to hypovolemia and shock. In children, GI bleeding requires prompt assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.
Physical activity is an important component of health and well-being for people of all ages. Children who are physically active may gain immediate and long-term positive effects.
IBD is a chronic disorder characterized by autoimmune-related inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract including the colon and intestines, and includes both Crohn’s Disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC).
Abdominal pain is a common problem in children. The child’s medical history is important when determining the cause of the pain.