If your baby has transanal surgery without a stoma, he or she will go home in about one to three days. Irrigations are performed one to three times in a day, as instructed by the surgeon. Clinical Services Colorectal Center. Stimulants work by increasing peristaltic activity muscular contractions of the intestinal muscles or by local irritation of the mucosal lining of the intestine. Decease to once a week for 2 weeks. You child will receive blood only in the rare case of an extreme emergency.
The wide area of the intestine is healthy bowel filled with stool that cannot be passed.
These will be done at each office visit. Lubricants coat the bowel wall and stool with a waterproof film, inhibit colonic absorption of water, and act as a lubricant to ease passage of stool. Sometimes the surgeon recommends adding liquid glycerin to the tap water in the low volume enema in order to make the enema more effective. However, if there is no anal opening and there is no fistula, the baby will not be able to pass stool after birth and this will lead to a swollen or "enlarged" abdomen and vomiting. This can be done in one operation. One time every third day for a month.