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Gastroenteritis & Food Illness Center

Gastroenteritis is any irritation or inflammation of stomach or intestinal linings. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps and abdominal pain. It is often caused by infection or foodborne illness. Foodborne illness, or food poisoning, can be caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins. Dysentery is a type of gastroenteritis of the colon.

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