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How long does forceful vomiting associated with pyloric stenosis last?

How long does forceful vomiting associated with pyloric stenosis last?

Until repaired: Usually forceful vomiting is due to the obstruction caused by the pyloric stenosis. It will be present until the stenois is relieved by surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Projectile Vomiting (Definition)

Projectile vomiting is a symptom in which a person vomits with enough force to spew out stomach material a distance of more than 1-2 feet. Babies with projectile vomiting may have blockage of the stomach outlet, a ...Read more


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My 6 month old had projectile vomiting today. I recently introduced baby yogurt - 2 days ago and again last night. Could this be a bug or intolerance?

Challenge test: More than likely a bug. But you can stop the yogurt for a week and then try feeding her the yogurt again. If she vomits again you can conclude that she has an intolerance. ...Read more

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4 month old son is projectile vomiting. Has a cough and runny nose. Hes on an antibiotic. Its not plyoric stenosis. Last time (2months) had same thing?

4 month old son is projectile vomiting. Has a cough and runny nose. Hes on an antibiotic. Its not plyoric stenosis. Last time (2months) had same thing?

He sounds: miserable! I'm sorry to hear your baby is vomiting. Cough and runny nose doesn't usually need antibiotics, and there are some that we avoid because they can increase the risk of pyloric stenosis (erythromycin.) You need to make sure you keep his nose clear to keep him from coughing and vomiting (saline, bulb syringe). If he looks dry, starts making fewer wet diapers, call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Ileus, black projectile vomiting, bloated, unable to breathe after last gen.Anesthetic in 50yr old male for spine surgery. Why & how to avoid next time.

Ileus, black projectile vomiting, bloated, unable to breathe after last gen.Anesthetic in 50yr old male for spine surgery. Why & how to avoid next time.

Was this an: Anterior approach spine surgery? It is not uncommon to have an ileus after one. Avoiding nitrous and minimizing narcotics on your next procedure may help. Also, slowly advancing your diet post op may help you avoid worsening your symptoms. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bad case of projectile vomiting, is there anything I can hunt right now?

Unclear query: Unclear is you're a person or an animal. If you're a person, why are you thinking of "going hunting?" .Fresh blood, perhaps. ...Read more

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Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis. Is that the only cause?

For infants.: For infants under 3 months of age, pyloric stenosis is a common cause of projectile vomiting. Other causes may include severe gastroesophageal reflux and intestinal obstruction. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Vomiting (Definition)

Nausea is the sensation of having an urge to vomit. Vomiting is forcing the contents of the stomach up through the esophagus and ...Read more


Throws Up Forcefully (Definition)

Vomiting is a common symptom, but forceful or projectile vomiting sometimes indicates ...Read more