Hirschsprung disease

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If a person with Hirschsprung Disease is chronically constipated after corrective surgery, how is that treated?

If someone with Hirschsprung disease is experiencing constipation after surgery, contact their doctor. They may need a laxative or rectal therapies. It also may help to increase fiber in the diet.

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2014/0715/p82.html

"Hirschsprung Disease" National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Jul. 2013. http://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/health-topics/digestive-diseases/hirschsprung-disease/Pages/ez.aspx

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