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Home remedy for intestinal blockage

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 27 years experience
Bad idea: You need medical attention for bowel obstruction. Surgery is not always necessary but at times required. Keeping yourself well hydrated and seek med... Read More
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 29 years experience
SBO or LBO: There are no home remedies for a bowel obstruction this should be evaluated and treated by your surgeon or gastro md in the hospital. You can sta... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
General Surgery 39 years experience
Need medical care: Intestinal obstruction usually requires hospitalization, because people who have it can't eat or drink and need IV fluids. Typically, no food or drink... Read More
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 29 years experience
SBO or LBO: You should be evaluated by your primary doctor or surgeon as these symptoms are very non specific and may be related to a GI issue or even a stricture... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Choi
General Surgery 18 years experience
Intestinal blockage: If that is truly what you have you need to goto your primary care doc or ER. Some require intestinal decompression with a tube in your nose to your st... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debashish Bose
General Surgery 19 years experience
Vomiting: Even severe constipation usually does not cause a person to vomit and be unable to hold down food and/or liquid. Green emesis is a sign of obstruction... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Inflammatory bowel: You may have inflammatory bowel disease which is not the same as irritable bowel syndrome. Latter is relatively benign compared to former which can be... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: The lymphoma could alter the caliber of the intestines and cause an obstruction. A ct scan of the abdomen is recommended to discard that possibility
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Wait and see.: If large bowel obstructed by stool then disimpaction is required. If small bowel, treatment is to put a tube down through your stomach to relieve pre... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Many: including pain, nausea, vomitting, abdominal distention, ischemia or infarction of the bowel(loss of blood supply), perforation, massive sepsis and de... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
Holistic Medicine 37 years experience
Lots of fluids: If the problem persists, you may need to go to the emergency room. Intestinal blockage is a serious issue.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Not long: Intestinal blockage can be life threatening. Your health care team will care for you in a hospital, with intravenous lines and fluids, bowel rest, tu... Read More

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