What Are the Symptoms of Hirschsprung’s Disease?

In newborns, the first symptoms may be a delay in their first bowel movement after they’re born. Babies also may have:

 

  • Green or brown vomit
  • Diarrhea
  • Swollen abdomen
  • Fever
  • Slowed growth

 

Toddlers and older children with this condition usually can’t have a bowel movement without first having an enema or glycerin suppository. They also may have:

 

  • Swollen abdomen
  • Diarrhea
  • Slowed growth