Pediatric GI Bleeding

Pediatric GI Bleeding

Pediatric GI Bleeding

Pediatric GI bleeding is bleeding that happens in your child’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract, which includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and anus.

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What is Pediatric GI Bleeding?

Pediatric GI bleeding includes any bleeding that happens in your child’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract. A child with GI bleeding may have vomiting with blood or they may have bleeding during or between bowel movements. GI bleeding is a symptom of a medical problem, such as an ulcer or colon polyps.

What are the signs and symptoms of Pediatric GI Bleeding?

The symptoms of GI bleeding depend on if the bleeding is happening in the upper or lower portion of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include:

What are the causes of Pediatric GI Bleeding?

The most common causes of GI bleeding in children include:

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