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Abdominal Pain or Bellyaches in Children

Every child complains about a bellyache (belly pain or abdominal pain) now and then. How can a parent tell what is wrong, and if it is dangerous? Learn when to be concerned and find questions to ask your doctor.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

Bloating, Belching and Intestinal Gas: How to Avoid Them

When gas and gas pains interfere with your daily activities, it may be an indication of something serious. Find out how to reduce or avoid gas and gas pains, and when you may need to see your doctor.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Diverticulitis Diet

A diverticulitis diet gives your digestive system a chance to rest while your doctor treats your diverticulitis. A diverticulitis diet is not a treatment for diverticulitis.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Stomachaches: What You Can Do About Them

This document discusses the causes of stomachaches or belly pain, when to see a doctor, and what you can do to lessen your chances of getting belly pain.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

What Foods Are Most Likely to Trigger a Diverticulitis Attack?

Follow these quick tips to help prevent attacks of diverticulitis.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

What I Need to Know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is not a disease but a group of symptoms, including abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and/or constipation. Learn about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, tests, and treatment for IBS.

Review Date: January 15, 2013

NIH National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - NIDDK