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How Long Does Vomiting Associated With Pyloric Stenosis Last
Not bile: Technically, there can be no bile in the emesis of a patient with pyloric stenosis. The pylorus is the muscular valve that controls exit of contents from the stomach. When the pylorus is stenotic, it is virtually closed, and the patient vomits out all gastric contents. Bile enters the GI tract in the duodenum downstream from the pylorus and stomach, so it can't be in the emesis of such a patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best thing i've come up with from projectile vomiting is pyloric stenosis. Is that the only cause?
My 8 week old has been projectile vomiting for a few weeks, we took him doctors to be told it was possibly gastroenteritis. It's still going so we took him hospital who checked for pyloric stenosis as all his symptoms fit. But it's also not that. They are
Follow up: Continue to address the problem until you have an answer. Have his growth and particularly his weight followed to see if he is thriving. If his weight is increasing you have more time to,sort this out. If he is loosing weight then it becomes more urgent. All the best. ...Read more
Can a toddler have pyloric stenosis? My 3 yr old vomits when she is resting. This happens for weeks after having a virus or flu like issue.
Rare, but...: I have never heard of true pyloric stenosis in a 3 year old, where the actual pyloric muscle gets to big for its own good and blocks the outlet from the stomach. However, ther are a number of conditions that can cause the area of the outlet of the stomach to swell and then block the flow of stomach contents into the small intestine, mimicking pyloric stenosis. Need to talk to doc or peds GI doc! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually fine: Usually once diagnosis is made and patient has surgery, pyloromyotomy the outcome is very good with resumption of normal feedings.Rarely does this condition recur. Deformity of narrow pylorus remains but surgery widens enough for liquids and chewed foods to pass.if child swallows foreign body such as coin or marble, prolonged retention in stomach occurs because exit from stomach not large enough. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Pyloric stenosis often causes projectile vomiting, forceful ejection of milk or formula up to several feet away. Vomiting occurs within 30 minutes after baby eats. Vomiting may be mild at first and gradually become more severe as the pylorus opening narrows.Can take days to sometimes week or so. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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