What is the appendix, and why does it send so many people to the emergency room? Dr. Peter Yu, CHOC pediatric surgeon explains
Dr. Mitchell Katz, medical director of the CHOC Multidisciplinary Feeding Program, has some Do’s and Don’ts for parents of picky eaters.
Some sources of stomach pain are obvious, but here are three surprising causes of stomach pain in children.
Today, Layla is 9 years old, doing well and enjoying food, and Christine no longer worries about how much she’s eating.
Constipation in children is an all-too-common ailment, accounting for nearly five percent of all pediatric visits each year and one out of every four pediatric gastroenterology visits. More than 90 percent of constipated children have “functional” constipation, meaning constipation without any underlying disease. Although symptoms may vary for each patient, common signs to look for include: […]
CHOC’s most recent accolade is inclusion on the coveted U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.
Before coming to CHOC, Pacer Lybbert had never eaten a Cheerio, a piece of toast or even a spoonful of yogurt. He was almost 4 and had never enjoyed birthday cake, Halloween candy or a Thanksgiving dinner with his family. Since birth, Pacer had received almost all of his nutrition through a feeding tube. Quinn […]