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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis (gastro) is an infection of the gut that can cause diarrhoea and vomiting. Learn here about the symptoms and how to treat them.

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Underlying causes of vomiting

There are many causes of vomiting, including gastroenteritis, pregnancy, migraine, appendicitis, labyrinthitis. Find out what can cause vomiting.

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Rotavirus

Rotavirus is a viral illness that causes diarrhoea and gastroenteritis. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment options available.

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Campylobacter infection

Campylobacter infection (campylobacteriosis) causes gastroenteritis, but most people recover in 1 to 2 weeks with rest and fluids. Learn about the causes here.

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Norovirus infection

Norovirus is one of several viruses that cause gastroenteritis. It’s spread easily, but good hygiene practices can help protect both you and others. Learn more.

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Underlying causes of diarrhoea

Diarrhoea usually occurs when fluid cannot be absorbed from your bowel contents, or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel. Find out what causes diarrhoea.

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Abdominal pain

Suffering stomach cramps or tummy ache? Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments of abdominal pain.

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Infections of the bowel

An infection of the bowel can affect anyone at any time. Learn about the symptoms of a bowel infection and how you can treat it and prevent it.

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Shigella (bowel infection)

Shigella infection is an infection of the gut that usually causes diarrhoea. You can become infected through contaminated food or water. Find out about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment by reading our page on shigella.

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Underlying causes of abdominal pain

There are many different causes of abdominal pain. Some cause short-term pain, some cause long-term pain or pain that comes and goes (recurring pain) and others cause sudden and severe pain.

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