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How is pyloric stenosis treated?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Surgery to cut and spread apart the pyloric muscles is the only treatment to repair pyloric stenosis. Intravenous fluids will be given before and after surgery to restore your child's fluids and electrolyte balance. Medications are not necessary unless other complications arise.

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