Hirschprung's Disease Reviews
Description:Congential disease which affects the large intestine.
Newest Review: ... a congenital condition, which means it is present from birth. Causes, incidence, and risk factors Muscle contractions in the gut help digested materials move through the intestine. This is called peristalsis. Nerves in between the muscle layers trigger the contractions. In Hirschsprung's disease, the nerves are missing from a part of the bowel. Areas without such nerves cannot push material ... more
Customer Hirschprung's Disease Reviews (1)
by - written on 17/03/11 (Very useful, 46 readings)
I was pregnant with my son and because of previous bad pregnancies/births I had a planned c section @ 37 weeks. I had quite a plain sailing pregnancy this time so I was really positive that things had gone right, thrid time lucky I thought...I was wrong! The day after he was born I was feeding him and he just kept crying and wouldnt take his milk, he hadnt pooed and was vomiting, his belly also seemed distended. The nurses at Milton Keynes hospital were concerned and got in touch with John Radcliffe hospital in Oxford. It turned out our son had Hirschprungs disease which is a disease that affects the large intestine. I had never heard of this so was ... Read the complete review