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What can caise bloated stomach after stay in hospital?

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Dr. David Utzschneider
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Many things

Many things happen in the hospital that can slow the intestines down.
Pain medicines, anesthetics used for procedures, and immobility can all lead to decresed intestinal mobility, and casue ileus, or bloating of the stomach. You or your caregives should review all the medicines you get with the doctors and minimize unnecessary drugs.

In brief: Many things

Many things happen in the hospital that can slow the intestines down.
Pain medicines, anesthetics used for procedures, and immobility can all lead to decresed intestinal mobility, and casue ileus, or bloating of the stomach. You or your caregives should review all the medicines you get with the doctors and minimize unnecessary drugs.
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