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What are the complications of having a pylorotomy?

What are the complications of having a pylorotomy?

Vomiting, Scar: As any surgical procedure, complications can occur. Post operative vomiting is the most common issue. Surgical case fatality runs 1-5/1000 while doing nothing runs much higher. ...Read more

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My son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis, needs pyloromyotomy any complications?

My son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis, needs pyloromyotomy any complications?

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 more

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My son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis at three weeks he had the pyloromyotomy. Any complications I should expect?

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 more

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What do you suggest if my son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis at three weeks he had the pyloromyotomy any complications?

What do you suggest if my son was diagnosed with pyloric stenosis at three weeks he had the pyloromyotomy any complications?

Rare: complications are rare. this operation is a simple operation and if performed by a capable pediatric surgeon should have little or no complications. wound infection would be the most common if anything happens at all. good luck. ...Read more

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Who to go to about pyloromyotomy?

Who to go to about pyloromyotomy?

If you are talking: ... about a young baby, the best physician to take care of the baby would be a pediatric surgeon. He/She could then perform the pyloromyotomy either openly or laparoscopically. ...Read more

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After getting a pyloromyotomy and being on soy formula, my baby is still throwing up. What else do I do?

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

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My son had pyloromyotomy at 3 weeks.now he is 5years and complain about stomach pain during eating. Thanks for helping us. ?

My son had pyloromyotomy at 3 weeks.now he is 5years and  complain about stomach pain during eating.
Thanks for helping us.



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See his Dr.: There are a number of possible causes for belly pain while eating. Having a pyloromyotomy for pyloric stenosis when he was a baby is probably not related. Please have his Dr. evaluate him to determine the cause. ...Read more

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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?

Infant 5 days post-op pyloromyotomy. Normal eating now. Has had yellow, pure liquid, diarrhea for 4 days. No solid stools. Is this normal?

Could be: Oftentimes infants treated for pyloric stenosis receive intravenous antibiotics at the time of surgery. These antibiotics can affect the flora of the gut resulting in diarrhea. This is temporary and will resolve. ...Read more

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If untreated, what complications or dangers could arise? thank u.

Complete your Q: Incompelete Question..Complication of Untreated which disease?

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What are complications of vbac?

What are complications of vbac?

Uterine Rupture: The most common complications are a failed vbac & need for vaginal bypass (c-section). The most serious are uterine dehiscence (separation of the uterine scar) or rupture. This can lead to catastrophic results with hemorrhage, emergency surgery, hysterectomy, and fetal loss. Major point - please vbac in a hospital where your OB can keep you safe and have access to immediate surgery if needed. ...Read more

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