2 doctors weighed in:

What is the definition or description of: gastroenteritis?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Yang
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Inflammation

Gastroenteritis is a loose term denoting inflammation of the stomach and small intestine from any cause.

In brief: Inflammation

Gastroenteritis is a loose term denoting inflammation of the stomach and small intestine from any cause.
Dr. Victor Yang
Dr. Victor Yang
Thank
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine

In brief: Infection of gut

Gastroenteritis is a term that describes either a bacterial or viral infection of the intestinal system that can cause symptoms of diarrhea and/or vomiting.

In brief: Infection of gut

Gastroenteritis is a term that describes either a bacterial or viral infection of the intestinal system that can cause symptoms of diarrhea and/or vomiting.
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Thank
Read more answers from doctors