Such discomforts, especially if persistent, are often a signal that something serious is not right. Many GI conditions resulting in abdominal pain are quite complex. Others require only a simple solution. Tests and examinations may be required to clearly define the source of the abdominal pain and to determine the course of treatment.
This condition involves not being able to absorb the nutrients from certain foods containing gluten. Foods that contain gluten are wheat, barley, rye and their byproducts. Diet control is required to manage the discomfort if these foods are ingested, which may result in diarrhea, discomfort, and bloating.
Usually an easily treated condition in children with benign causes, constipation can be a critical health issue in infants and newborns. Constipation is generally treated with some combination of diet, activity, and medicine.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
These are usually referred to as Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis, and they often appear during the adolescent years. Nutrition plays a key role in treatment. Control is also managed through diet and medicines.