Stomach Ache in children

When your child says she has a stomach ache, she could be suffering from a variety of disorders like gastroenteritis, measles, colic and urinary tract infections. Sometimes, it need not be a stomach disorder per se. It could be any other infection that has begun affecting other parts of her body. She might even complain… [ Continue Reading ]

Appendicitis in children

The most common ailment requiring emergency abdominal operation in childhood, appendicitis is caused by the inflammation of the appendix. The appendix is a small blind-ended tube attached to the large intestine. Its inflammation happens gradually, like the formation of a boil. The inflamed appendix could burst, spreading the infection all over the abdomen. If this… [ Continue Reading ]