Issues pertaining to the pediatric patient such as maintaining nutrition; school; finding a doctor; potty training, and any other concern that impacts the pediatric patient and his/her family


Need advice - re: bowel resection

  • By mmall · New reply 3:17 pm
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  • Hi. Are there any doctors contributing to this forum? My tale is a long painful story about my 15 year old daughter. You can read and hear about it at Right now, though I need ...

Stomach pain

  • By Jensam30 · New reply April 19, 2014
  • 29 replies
  • Hi I am new on here and not too sure how this works. But I am desperate. My 14 year old has been suffering with stomach pain in her upper abdomen for the past year. Every time she eats she has pain. Sometime ...

Finding best doc for rumintion

  • By Noniel · New reply March 20, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • We are looking for another doc to confirm or not a diagnosis of rumination for my 16 year old daughter. She has celiac and past history of constipation, gastroperesis, bulimia and anxiety. Even with those ...

10 year old son newly diagnosed

  • By cjm2175 · New reply March 7, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • Hello and thank you for this web site! My son has been (finally) diagnosed with post-viral gastroparesis. He has missed a lot of school. He has varying nausea and abdominal pain throughout the day and ...

New and need info!

  • By momofJbaby · New reply March 4, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Hi Everyone. My DD is 2years old and is fed only through a feeding tube. The doctors have tried three times now to convert her G-tube to a G-J tube. Unfortunately it keeps migrating back into her stomach ...

G-tube and Gripe Water

  • By mcrogers · Posted February 27, 2014
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  • We have an 8 month old baby who just had a G-tube placed and I wondered if anyone has used gripe water through the G-tube and if it has helped? He was born 9 weeks premature and had an NG tube up until ...

Diagnosed on clinical symptoms?

  • By ashleer · New reply February 26, 2014
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  • My 17 year old daughter has many medical problems, mainly from Ehlers Danlos syndrome (A connective tissue disorder) and chronic fatigue syndrome, however recently its her GI symptoms that have worried ...


  • By Jodyhale · New reply February 17, 2014
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  • Just wanted to let anyone who is dealing with Encopresis in their child that there is hope. My 5 yr old daughter had been struggling with this for 2 years...we had tried EVERYTHING ! Dietary changes ...

small bowel overgrowth

  • By Sherri1 · New reply February 5, 2014
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  • What antibiotics can be prescribed to treat small bowel overgrowth? I have a child diagnosed with CIPO and is currently TPN dependent with a line ...


  • By jelli · New reply January 26, 2014
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  • Hello everyone! I need help finding a pediatric gastroenterologist in the Cincinnati area ASAP!? Does anyone know ...


  • By Kag1965 · New reply January 23, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • My 15 yo son has/had gastroparesis 3+ years, idiopathic(we believe viral induced)....he has been doing great for past 9 months!!! Gaining weight and off night tube feedings....and most importantly more ...

Cincinnati Children's

  • By iamanole87 · New reply January 15, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • We have been in Cincinnati at Children's since last Thurs. Had Capsule Endoscopy done Thurs. am and met with Dr. Kaul and staff. So impressed with them. Fri. had GES and CT. Have ruled out the Gastroparesis ...

Domperidone for 9 year old?

  • By momofagp · New reply January 11, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Can anyone tell me where I can safely order Domperidone for my 9 year old? She was diagnosed with Gastroparesis a few months ago but has had the symptoms for a very long time. She had the emptying test ...

8 Month Old with Gastroparesis

  • By ga_peach128 · New reply January 11, 2014
  • 10 replies
  • Hi Everyone, I'm new to this group and have been searching for answers since my son was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis. The GI that we took him to is suppose to be one of the best GI doctors in ...


  • By Hannahsmom09 · New reply November 23, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I need advice, has anyone taken amitiza? I need to know how to crush it the best way, Hannah can not swallow the capsule so I need advice ...

Looking to go out of state....

  • By iamanole87 · New reply November 7, 2013
  • 25 replies
  • We live in Florida. Our GI in Jacksonville was little help in getting a diagnosis for my daughter. She was diagnosed in Orlando at the Arnold Palmer Childrens Hospital/ GI Motility with Post Infectious ...

Severe abdominal cramping in 5 year old

  • By destinbeach22 · New reply October 25, 2013
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  • My 5 year old grandaughter was born with adbominal situs inversus and polysplenia. She had Ladds surgery and apendectomy at 5 1/2 weeks then gallbladder removed in May 2013. Her cramping was better after ...

9 yr old CVS, GP, Periactin, Weight gain

  • By 610lisaa · New reply October 3, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Hi my 9 yr old daughter diagnosed with gastroparesis. the doctors say it is related to migraine or cyclic vomiting syndrome. she was put on periactin and the vomiting/nausea resolved, but she still has ...


  • By mrspip08 · New reply October 3, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Just wondering if anyone knows if gastroparesis is genetic? Just wondering, recently we have found out my husband has a hiatal hernia, gastritis, gerd, esphogeal spasms (horrible we have been to the hospital ...

Pediatric Motility Testing

  • By myangelgrace · New reply October 2, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • Has anyone gone to Texas Children's Hospital or Colorado Children's Hospital for motility testing? Thoughts Please ...

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