Pediatric Conditions Category

The following are things which have been tied to the Pediatric Conditions category

Celiac Sprue

Celiac Sprue, or celiac disease, is an autoimmune disease of the digestive tract which affects nutrient absorption in the small intestine. A patient w...

Constipation

Everyone experiences occasional constipation, or dry and hard stools that are difficult to pass, but chronic constipation should not be igno...

Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease is part of the family of illnesses known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. IBD should not be confused with the less serious diagno...

Diarrhea

No one likes to talk about it, but everyone has it on occasion. Diarrhea refers to either the increase in the number of bowel movements in a day or th...

Encopresis

Encopresis is the leaking of stool without knowledge of the person. It is most common in children and the elderly, and is caused by unrecognized ...

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis, or allergic esophagitis, is caused by a certain type of white blood cell, eosinophils, typically associated with allergies. ...