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What can I do to treat bowel obstruction?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: No home remedies

Bowel obstructions are potentially life-threatening emergencies that require urgent hospital evaluation and management: first, to diagnose the exact cause, and then to come up with a treatment plan.
Some may simply require bowel rest, IV fluids, tube decompression of the stomach, and "time"; others will require emergency surgery.

In brief: No home remedies

Bowel obstructions are potentially life-threatening emergencies that require urgent hospital evaluation and management: first, to diagnose the exact cause, and then to come up with a treatment plan.
Some may simply require bowel rest, IV fluids, tube decompression of the stomach, and "time"; others will require emergency surgery.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Pain

Usually severe abdominal pain either localized or diffusely thru the abdomen, fever, distention of the abdomen qand a change in bowels.
If in doubt go to pcp or er and get an xray or ct scan. The sooner it is diagnosed and treated the better you will.

In brief: Pain

Usually severe abdominal pain either localized or diffusely thru the abdomen, fever, distention of the abdomen qand a change in bowels.
If in doubt go to pcp or er and get an xray or ct scan. The sooner it is diagnosed and treated the better you will.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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