Learn about appendicitis, inflammation of the appendix, including possible causes, common symptoms and the main treatment options.
Appendectomy is an operation to remove an infected or inflamed appendix. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.
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.
Peritonitis is a life-threatening condition and requires urgent medical attention. Find out more about peritonitis.
Neuroendocrine cancers are a rare group of cancers that most commonly form in the digestive system and the lungs. Learn more here.
A laparoscopy is a type of keyhole surgery performed in the abdominal (belly) area. Learn more about when and why a laparoscopy is used.
Underlying causes of vomiting
There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.
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.