Gastroenteritis is a contageous condition caused by viral, bacterial or parasitic infections that specifically attacks your intestines. The main symptom is inflammation and/or irritation of one or more parts of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Read the articles about gastroenteritis here to get your gut back on track.

Gastroenteritis: Managing the Condition

by Lisa Cantkier

In treating gastroenteritis, it depends on the severity of your symptoms. Some require hospitalization, however, gastroenteritis is often treated at home.

Gastroenteritis Diagnosis and Tests

by Lisa Cantkier

The first step toward obtaining a gastroenteritis diagnosis is for your doctor to take a medical history to ensure you don’t have a different condition.

Gastroenteritis: Symptoms

by Lisa Cantkier

Gastroenteritis causes uncomfortable symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Symptoms may appear within one to three days and usually last a day or two.

Gastroenteritis: Overview and Facts

by Lisa Cantkier

Gastroenteritis attacks intestines, causing inflammation and/or irritation of the GI tract. It can be caused by viral, bacterial or parasitic infections.

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