My 4 month old boy suspect hirschsprung disease. please hlep!
my son does not poop when he was 3 weeks old. now he was 4 month old. still now he does not poop. we done a x-ray. x-ray report suspect hirschprung disease. now dr tell to do biopsy. i am too much wooried about this.
x-ray report says –
large gut is outlined by contrast up to cecum without any obstruction or hold up any where.
no evidence of any filling defect noted.
there is dilatation of vesible colon, minimal coining at terminal end of rectum without narrowing at recto sigmoid junction.
small amount of contest seen at rectum after 24 hours film.
findings are suggestive of magacolon suspected of early manifestation of hirschprung disease.
please tell me is he has HD? I don’t want to do surgery my little boy. I’m too scared. Does here any alternatives of surgery if he has HD?
My son was premature baby. At 34 weeks pregnancy. His birth weight is 2 kg. now he is 5.5 kg in his 4 month old. First 3 month weight increased 1 kg per month. Now his growth become slow. Last 1 week he refused to eat. Become weak day by day. After birth 2 month he has huge gas problem. Now gas problem sloved. He does not vomiting first 3 month last 2 weeks he start vomiting sometimes. His belly is swollen first 2 month now his belly is not swollen. We use suppository. He has taken milk of magnesia for 2 month. After eating milk of magnesia he poop by himself after 2 or 3days. Sometimes his poop is normal sometimes hard after eating milk of magnesia.
Is his symptoms suspect HD?
If surgery is must how much time will take to recover him? What is the future of HD patient?
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.