What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?


Gastroenteritis is a form of

Symptoms of gastroenteritis

Massage is at least locally contra-

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gastrointestinal inflamma-

include nausea, vomiting, and

indicated for anyone with acute


tion, which may be caused


Gastrointestinal inflammation,


by a viral or bacterial infec-


and systemically contraindicated


tion, a parasite, fungus, toxic


for people with acute intestinal


exposure, or other factors.




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