What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Gastroenteritis

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

Diarrhea.

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.

 

infections.

 

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