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Fortunately, rarely: Pyloric stenosis is treated with pyloromyotomy- surgery to spread the thickened muscle fibers apart and open the channel so food can exit. Complications are very uncommon but include bleeding, infection of the skin incision, perforation, incomplete opening of the muscle. Even after surgery some babies continue to have vomiting from reflux or gastritis- but overall surgery is very safe! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis at three weeks he had the pyloromyotomy. Any complications I should expect?
Rare: Pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis is a pretty effective procedure. As long as fluid and electrolyte imbalance is corrected prior to surgery and it is done correctly complications are rare. Inadequate division of the fibers may lead to a persistent obstruction. Too deep of a dissection may lead to leakage. These are rare circumstances ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if my son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis at three weeks he had the pyloromyotomy any complications?
After getting a pyloromyotomy and being on soy formula, my baby is still throwing up. What else do I do?
Happy or sad baby: I look at spitters as either happy or sad.The happy ones spit up but are willing to eat soon after.These have normal reflux which peaks around 4 mo and fades as they age. They grow and otherwise thrive.These can be left alone to grow.The sad spitters are sick, don't want to eat and likely have a medical problem.These need to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more
My son had pyloromyotomy at 3 weeks.now he is 5years and complain about stomach pain during eating.
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Infant 5 days post-op pyloromyotomy. Normal eating now. Has had yellow, pure liquid, diarrhea for 4 days. No solid stools. Is this normal?
Currently being considered for coblation nucleoplasty trial (cervical). Contained herniation. I'm in early 20's. Possible long term complications?
Coblation: Understand, these treatments are low (not zero) risk, but for what purpose? Contained herniation means that there is no pressure on the nerves, and the disc is simply not in a "normal" location within the disc space. Study? Fine. These haven't worked except temporarily in the lumbar spine. I would be pessimistic. Maximize mckenzie pt. Not heat/us/tens as they are useless. If no other option, fine. ...Read more
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