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Here are texts about the problems and diseases that both adults and children can get in the gut.

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Bowel Pain

The bowels of the body move with convulsive movements to move the food forward. Intestinal twist means that there has been a stop in the small intestine or colon. This can either be due to an intestinal obstruction or because the bowel movements have temporarily stopped. Intestinal twists are a serious condition that usually requires hospital care.

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Groin Hernia

or at the scrotum. Both children and adults can have groin rupture without feeling it, but it can also cause major problems. Groin hernia does not disappear by itself, but must be operated on. Groin hernias in children are always operated. In adults, it is operated if it causes problems.

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Glands in Children

Glandular stomach means that the baby's lymph nodes in the stomach swell up and hurt. Often it hurts at the bottom of the stomach, especially on the right side. It is common for the child to have had a cold before. The gland can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from appendicitis.

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Invagination in Children

The bowels of the body move with convulsive movements to move the food forward. Invagination means that part of the intestine has crept into the subsequent part. Then the intestine gets stuffy and the baby often gets very sore. Invagination is most common in children between six months and three years.

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IBS – Sensitive Bowel

IBS means that there is a disturbance in how the gut works and its feel. At IBS you have stomach upset and diarrhea or constipation. The symptoms can sometimes be very troublesome, but they can often be reduced by avoiding certain foods or by using non-prescription drugs.