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Home Remedy For Intestinal Blockage
Bad idea: You need medical attention for bowel obstruction. Surgery is not always necessary but at times required. Keeping yourself well hydrated and seek medical attention as needed is the basis of proper management. Many home remedies intending to encourage bms can actually worsen the obstruction to force a surgeon to intervene earlier.See 1 more doctor answer
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
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 are allowed, and on occasion the stomach must be drained with a tube placed through the nose. Many times, the obstruction opens up on its own. If it doesn't, surgery may be needed.See 1 more doctor answer
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 that is also not typical for constipation. The most immediate threats to people with a true blockage are dehydration, electrolyte imbalances, and death of bowel tissues. Blockages need to be evaluated and treated by a surgeon.
Intestinal blockage. Intestinal problems since age 12. Hospitalized with internal bleeding one year ago. Stil having symptoms. Age 22 male.?
Intestinal issue: You may have a meckels diverticulum or crohn's.See 1 more doctor answer
Get to the hospital: An intestinal blockage can be a life-threatening condition, particularly if the loop of bowel that is blocked becomes gangrenous because its blood supply is blocked off. Often, surgery is urgently required, although, in some cases, patients can be observed carefully for a while on IV fluids and a nasogastric tube (tube that is inserted in the nose that drains the secretions from the stomach).See 1 more doctor answer
Lots of fluids: If the problem persists, you may need to go to the emergency room. Intestinal blockage is a serious issue.
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, tubes into your stomach to control gastric volume and lower your risk for aspiration. Surgery will occur at some time during your hospital stay. Okay to ask your nurse or surgeon for more details. Pain control with IV narcotics and antibiotics. Be well
My body can't digest a lot of food at one time. It takes days. Could there be an intestinal blockage?
Likely constipation: It actually sounds like your constipated and not a blockage. It should not take days for food to pass through your body. Usually it should only take about a day. For constipation I would advise you first increase your fluid intake. Maybe around 3-4 glasses of water. Then increase your fiber content. Look for cereals that have a high fiber content. Fiber one has 14 g of fiber in one bowl.
No: With intestinal blockage the abdomen can become markedly distended. This can produce pressure on a distended urinary bladder possibly forcing frequent and small amts of urine. Distended bowel can fill with body fluid and minimize amount of urine being filtered by the kidney. Failure to easily "pee" is due to obstruction of the urinary output from bladder at the site of an enlarged prostate.
NO: Gi system is not a plumbing system to pour draino and clear blockage, need sophisticated tests to determine the cause in order to cure. Carbonated wanter will help the flatulency in few but will not help ' to dissolve intestinal blockage '
If you have an intestinal blockage, would you fell like you need to go and if you do would some stool come out?
Anatomy: Blockage is a medical emergency. Rupture of the intestines, colon or even stomach can be life threatening. If you are moving stool you are probably not blocked, but constipated. There are a number of over the counter treatments for constipation. If you are not moving stool and are having intolerable pain or are throwing up stool then please get to the er.
NO: A 'sports hernia' is a misnomer. It usually refers to pain at the public tubercle from tearing of the rectus sheath off the tubercle. This won't lead to intestinal blockage. A true hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall, and can lead to intestinal blockage if bowel is trapped in a defect. Good luck.
Pain and distension: Usually, there is crampy pain, abdominal distension, nausea and vomiting, and no passage of gas or stool after 12-24 hours. Intestinal obstruction is most common after someone has had other abdominal surgery. During the healing process, scar tissue (called adhesions) forms, which can catch loops of small intestine and cause blockages.
Signs and symptoms: Intestinal blockage or bowel obstruction has a few very commonly associated signs and symptoms. These include: 1. abdominal pain 2. abdominal bloating or distension 3. inability to have bowel movements or pass gas 4. nausea 5. vomiting. If you have one or more of these please be examined by a physician.
Intestinal blockage: Insufficient information but usually with blockage there is intense pain, abdominal swelling, tenderness to touch, change in bowel sounds, or no sounds, nausea, vomiting. It is a medical emergency. Consrtipation, while not usually blockage can when bad can cause blockage due to impaction. Would lf/u today if concerned at ER where they can do xray to diagnosis
Can food poisoning cause an intestinal blockage? This happened 3 years ago and I had an illeostomy and I'm going back in a few days for reversal surge
Intestinal blockage: Food poisoning characteristically causes nausea, vomiting and diarrhea but not intestinal obstruction. The latter is caused by tumor, chronic scarring from diverticulitis of the colon or by intestinal adhesions. Less common causes are intersusception, incarcerated hernia, or volvulus. Your surgeon is best qualified to tell you the cause of your obstruction and need for temporary colostomy.
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