Is there a 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.
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 start by visiting the er and having xrays performed after which your physician should be contacted.

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What can I do to relieve an intestinal blockage?

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. Read more...
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 or other causes of GI tract narrowing or blockage. Read more...

When you have intestinal blockage with it pass on its own?

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 stomach, others may require surgery. They usually do not resolve without help and in addition you are at risk for dehydration. . Read more...

Intestinal blockage. Intestinal problems since age 12. Hospitalized with internal bleeding one year ago. Stil having symptoms. Age 22 male.?

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 divided into crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis. Your family physician can refer you to a gastroenterologist who can help control symptoms. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/inflammatory-bowel-disease/ds01195. Read more...

What can I do for intestinal blockage?

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 pressure. If the obstruction does not clear then surgery is indicated. If either small or large bowel is obstructed mechanically by cancer or mechanical issue you may require an invasive procedure. Read more...
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). Read more...

What are the risks of intestinal blockage?

Many. including pain, nausea, vomitting, abdominal distention, ischemia or infarction of the bowel(loss of blood supply), perforation, massive sepsis and death to mention a few. Obstruction of the bowel is a medical emergency and should be diagnosed and treated within 24 hours. Read more...

How long does we have to wait before you have surgery with the intestinal blockage?

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. Read more...

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. Read more...