Pyloric stenosis

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What is pyloric stenosis?

Pyloric stenosis occurs in the stomach, it is the narrowing of the pylorus. It is the lower part of the stomach that leads into the small intestine. The muscles of the pylorus are thickened and can prevent the stomach from emptying into the small intestine. A common symptom is vomiting.

Common symptoms reported by people with pyloric stenosis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with pyloric stenosis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with pyloric stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with pyloric stenosis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with pyloric stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has pyloric stenosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 1
40s 1
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 5

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from pyloric stenosis patients who have completed their condition history
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