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what is it called when they put a tube in your nose into the stomach

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Dr. Luis Taylor
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Gastric Lavage: to rinse and drain stomach contents
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Pederson
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Bowel obstructions are commonly caused by scar tissue from prior abdominal surgery. Many times an acute episode will resolve with nasogastric tube pla ... Read More
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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Side effects differ: Minocycline side effects can include headache and abdominal pain (stomachache), but should not be causing numbness in your fingers. Please contact the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Stool withholding: Associated with chronic constipation ; encopresis ( soiling ) is a both a medical ; a behavioral disorder treated by a team, often a pediatric gastroe ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Swallowing difficulties need to be formally evaluated. A feeding tube is the last resort when the swallowing function is so bad that there is risk of ... Read More
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
Need more information: We can't answer this question without more detailed information about the case. But since there seems to be a disagreement between the doctors taking ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Side effects: If sprayed in the eye, one could cause harm and vision problems. Others would think the medication could be sprayed in the mouth, ear and other unmen ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Frequent problem: After t&a the soft palate doesn't move as well. Also, the removal of the adenoid means the palate has to move significantly more to close off the nos ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Intubation.: It is called endotracheal intubation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Levels of help: Each can be used to give a person oxygen. The prongs in the nose are nasal cannula, the mask delivers a higher concentration or oxygen and the breath ... Read More

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