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Male 3, does intermittent small bowel intussueption require Surgical exploration? It shows in one CT & not shown in second CT days later. Happen twice

Male 3, does intermittent small bowel intussueption require Surgical exploration? It shows in one CT & not shown in second CT days later. Happen twice

Concerning: Would want opinion of pediatric surgeon. Repeated intussusception certainly not normal. Mekel's diverticulum commonly associated with children and this condition. Link below with helpful info. Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/intussusception/basics/definition/con-20026823
Need to have discussion with pediatric surgeon esp if repeated episodes. Best of luck with this. ...Read more

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Intussection seen 10 months ago on ultrasound for 10 year old son. Ct scan done. Now crying himself to sleep past 10 days. Should I take him back toer?

Intussection seen 10 months ago on ultrasound for 10 year old son. Ct scan done. Now crying himself to sleep past 10 days. Should I take him back toer?

No.: If intussusception has been corrected and ct scan is normal now, just reassure him. He might be afraid esp. If his abdominal pain happens only at night. Make sure to monitor his bowel movements and and make sure he is adequately hydrated. ...Read more

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