A to Z: Pyloric Stenosisenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgPyloric stenosis is a condition that happens during infancy, and affects the lower part of the stomach.pyloric stenosis, vomit, projectile vomit, throw up, spit up, spitting up, feedings, formula, bottle, breast-feeding, pylorus, pyloromyotomy, safety, accidents, a to z, glossary, dictionary, definitions, emergency, emergencies, pyloric stenosis in baby, pyloric stenosis in babies, pyloric stenosis in infants10/26/201204/11/201909/02/201937ba58bc-202b-42c8-827c-bc44a371c519https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-plyloricstenosis.html/<p><em>May also be called: Infantile Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis</em></p> <p><a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/pyloric-stenosis.html/">Pyloric stenosis</a> (py-LOR-ic stin-OH-sis) is a narrowing of the pylorus, the lower part of the stomach through which food and other stomach contents pass to enter the small intestine.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>Pyloric stenosis is a condition that happens during infancy, and most infants who develop symptoms of pyloric stenosis are usually between 3 to 5 weeks. When an infant has pyloric stenosis, food is blocked from emptying out of the stomach.</p> <p>Pyloric stenosis&nbsp;can cause a baby to <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/vomit.html/">vomit</a> forcefully and often, and may cause other problems like dehydration and salt and fluid imbalances.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Immediate treatment for pyloric stenosis is extremely important. A surgical procedure called pyloromyotomy is performed to relieve the blockage. Most babies who have undergone pyloromyotomy can return to a normal feeding schedule and be sent home within 24 to 48 hours of the surgery.</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
Pyloric StenosisPyloric stenosis can make a baby vomit forcefully and often. It can lead to serious problems like dehydration, and needs medical treatment right away.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/pyloric-stenosis.html/f4f9ad04-3e24-4290-9b0d-6d6d50fce04c
Ultrasound: AbdomenDoctors order abdominal ultrasounds when they're concerned about symptoms such as abdominal pain, repeated vomiting, abnormal liver or kidney function tests, or a swollen belly.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/ultrasound-abdomen.html/33055ca9-f928-4031-a2c2-190faf1cbabe