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does antibiotic help with intestinal ischemia

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Not really...: Intestinal ischemia is caused by blockage of the arteries leading to the intestine, usually due to atherosclerosis. If it is you that you are asking a ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
A lot: If you intestinal ischemia, that means that your blood vessels are diseased. If that happens to be the case, it is not only the blood vessels to the ... Read More
Dr. Jan Rakinic
38 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be serious: Intestinal ischemia can present in several ways. Acute intestinal ischemia is usually an emergency. You seem to be asking about chronic ischemia which ... Read More
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Dr. John Eidt
Dr. John Eidt answered
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Lack of blood supply: Intestinal ischemia refers to insufficient blood supply to the bowels. It may be serious condition. It can be due to blood clots, hardening of the art ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sanders
67 years experience Vascular Surgery
Lack of blood: Intestinal ischemia is loss of blood supply to a section of intestine. It is caused either by blood clotting in place or a blood clot from the heart ... Read More
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Low blood flow: There are a multitude of causes of low (arterial) blood flow to the intestine. Atherosclerosis embolism depending on the cause and severity, surg ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
31 years experience Cardiology
Fatal: Ischemia anywhere in the body is usually very bad -- and ischemia involving a major internal organs such as bowel can be fatal if not intervened strai ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Variety of causes: Smoking, vascular disease, drug (cocaine use), high cholesterol are all important causes. Some types of cancer can also cause intestinal ischemia. C ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: From the descriptions on the question I strongly believe you have intestinal ischemia and atherosclerotic vascular disease .Need to to be aggressive ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Haglund
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Functional Med doc: You may want to seek out a functional medicine doctor. Some gastroenterologists are also familiar and comfortable with treating irritable bowel syndro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Inflamed bowel : More details are needed. Bowel inflammation can be from several conditions. Augmentin is usually not the treatment for bowel diseases.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Bowel ischemia: Bowel ischemia could produce large amounts of lactate and causes lactic acidosis, not gastric acidosis.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: There are some causes of perforation that may be recurrent, but in general the answer is no. You should generally be aware if you have one of those c ... Read More
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