Pediatric gastroenterology

Pediatric gastroenterology  is a specialty dealing with gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatic diseases arising in childhood.

Gastroenterological diseases are widely diverse and often cause general symptoms. A throughout investigation is need to explore the background of the symptoms. During the examinations the collaboration with the parents is very important.

Frequent symptoms

lack of appetite, tiredness, paleness
recurring abdominal pain
prolonged diarrhea
blood in stool
bad breath
inadequate weight gain
acid regurgitation symptoms
eczema, urticaria

Symptoms typical in new born babies and small infants

inadequate weight gain due to frequent spitting up
restlessness after meals
prolonged hiccup