Caring for a sick or injured child can be difficult. If your child has had a gastrostomy tube (G-tube or feeding tube) inserted, caring for your child can be even more challenging. A feeding tube is an alternate way of delivering food to your child when he is not able to eat or swallow himself. Your
A peptic ulcer is a sore that develops in the lining of the stomach or the first part of the small intestine (duodenum) when the lining is eroded by stomach acid. Pain is the most likely symptom, but not everyone with a peptic ulcer experiences pain. Most ulcers heal and recur, so symptoms tend to c
Telling the difference between infant reflux and colic can often be difficult since the symptoms are similar. Once infant reflux has been diagnosed you can help ease the problem by offering your baby some infant cereal in the bottle. This can help reduce spitting up and help the baby to gain weight.
Heartburn is relatively common and most people have had it at least one time in their life. It is a burning type discomfort in your esophagus. The esophagus is located either below or behind the breastbone in your chest. One episode is not a cause for concern, but occurring on a regular needs medica