Learn about appendicitis, an inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.
Underlying causes of abdominal pain
Abdominal pain has many causes, and may be short-term, long-term or a pain that comes and goes. Sudden and severe abdominal pain is a medical emergency.
Abdominal pain, stomach cramps or sharp gut pain can have many causes. Learn about them and their treatment as well as when to see a doctor.
Underlying causes of vomiting
There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.
Appendectomy is an operation to remove an infected or inflamed appendix. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.
Abdominal pain in children
Abdominal pain in children has many causes. Most episodes of pain are not serious, but it is important to know when to take your child to the doctor.
Vomiting in children
Learn more about the causes of vomiting in children, and use these handy tips to help alleviate the symptoms.
Vomiting in adults is usually not a sign of anything serious and tends to only last one or two days. Learn the causes and when to seek medical advice.