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Why would patients need prompt assessment for congenital pyloric stenosis?

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Dr. Charles Vinocur
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: So baby is safe

Most babies begin vomiting an the doc changes formulas a few times as the vomiting can be reflux.
However, if it continues the repeated vomiting will lead to abnormalities in the babies chemical balance in the blood and can lead to dehydration and shock. So, early diagnosis leads to early treatment and requires less rehydration before surgery.

In brief: So baby is safe

Most babies begin vomiting an the doc changes formulas a few times as the vomiting can be reflux.
However, if it continues the repeated vomiting will lead to abnormalities in the babies chemical balance in the blood and can lead to dehydration and shock. So, early diagnosis leads to early treatment and requires less rehydration before surgery.
Dr. Charles Vinocur
Dr. Charles Vinocur
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Surgery indicated

Because a blockage exists between the end of the stomach and the small intestines.
This in turn causes persistent vomiting and dehydration.

In brief: Surgery indicated

Because a blockage exists between the end of the stomach and the small intestines.
This in turn causes persistent vomiting and dehydration.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Dehydration

Dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities can prove fatal in an infant if not treated.

In brief: Dehydration

Dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities can prove fatal in an infant if not treated.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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