Gastroenteritis is the irritation and inflammation of the digestive tract. This condition may cause abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhea. All ages and both sexes may be affected yet the most severe symptoms are experienced by infants and those individuals over sixty years old. [See: Fluoride & the Gastrointestinal Tract
An infection or irritation as stomach in the intestines. It may because by parasites, radiation, bacteria or viruses. Symptoms associated with gastroenteritis are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramping.
infection or irritation of the stomach and intestines, which may be caused by bacteria or parasites from spoiled food or unclean water, or eating food that irritates the stomach lining and emotional upsets such as anger, fear, or stress. See also infectious diarrhea and traveler's diarrhea. gastroenterologist - physician who specializes in digestive diseases.
An infection or irritation of the stomach and intestines. May be caused by bacteria or parasites from spoiled food or unclean water. Other causes include eating food that irritates the stomach lining and emotional upsets such as anger, fear, or stress. Symptoms include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramping.
Inflammation of the stomach and the intestines. Can cause nausea and vomiting and/or diarrhea. Gastroenteritis has numerous causes: including infectious organisms (viruses, bacteria, etc.), food poisoning, and stress.
An inflammation of the stomach and intestines. It can be viral (Norwalk virus; Rotavirus infection) or bacterial (acute gastroenteritis; gastrointestinal infection; infectious diarrhea). More Information
Gastroenteritis involves diarrhea or vomiting, with noninflammatory infection of the upper small bowel, or inflammatory infection of the colon, each part of the gastrointestinal tract. http://www.elsevier-international.com/catalogue/title.cfm?ISBN=0721689736 Sleisenger & Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease 7th edition, 2-Volume Set, By Mark Feldman, MD, Chair of Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School of Dallas, Dallas, TX; Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, Professor of Medicine, Gastroinstestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA; and Marvin H. Sleisenger, MD, Distinguished Physician, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, ISBN 0-7216-8973-6 Â· Hardback Â· 2688 Pages Â· 850 Illustrations, Saunders Â· Published July 2002 http://www.ppidonline.com/ Mandell's Principles and Practices of Infection Diseases 6th Edition (2004) by Gerald L.