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How long does fussiness associated with intussusception last?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Indefinite: The fussiness of intussusception lasts as long as the blockage is ongoing. Once relieved by either enema or surgery, the fussiness will subside.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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