Gastrointestinal Complaints (Colic, Constipation, Diarrhea, and Stomachache)

  • M. Eric Gershwin
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer


At some time in their lives most children are likely to turn up with gastrointestinal problems—colic, constipation, diarrhea, or stomachache. In Table 8, we list these common conditions, their usual age of onset, their symptoms, and tests.


Food Allergy Gastrointestinal Complaint Shortness Ofbreath Elimination Diet Monosodium Glutamate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Eric Gershwin
    • 1
  • Edwin L. Klingelhofer
    • 2
  1. 1.University of California Medical SchoolDavisUSA
  2. 2.California State UniversitySacramentoUSA

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