Join the 'Intestinal Obstruction' group to help and get support from people like you.
Intestinal Obstruction Questions
Related terms: Bowel obstruction, Colonic ileus, Ileus, Intestinal volvulus, Paralytic ileus, Pseudo-obstruction, intestinal
We found 30 questions associated with the 'Intestinal Obstruction' topic.
Posted 8 Aug 2012 by • 53 answers
The last two being within 1 yr. The pain I go through is incredible. The surgeons and GI doctors I've spoken to all say that there is nothing I can do to avoid another bowel obstruction. There has got to be something that I can do to help prevent future obstructions. Does anyone have any ...
Posted 13 Apr 2017 by • 0 answers
I've had 3 partial bowel obstructions and one surgery that removed 18" of small intestine. I've been researching diets for this condition and have run across conflicting information. One diet is a low residue diet and the other is a low fiber diet. In the low residue diet, there are ...
Intestinal Obstruction - Anyone with bowel blockages, drink Coke,it works after reading research on?
Posted 6 Aug 2016 by • 6 answers
... Google, I am pain free a
Posted 5 Feb 2017 by • 3 answers
... ileus symptoms but I have a low stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen
Posted 9 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
I have a history of bowl obstruction. Had another one last wk. Today I feel another beginning now. Could it be the lipitor
Total Parenteral Nutrition - Im on TPN for almost 3 months after small bowel obstruction surgery and
Posted 20 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
... im hungry all the time
Posted 22 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
Since about May of this year, I have had pretty much constant constipation, in the fact that I have had 8 goLytely colon clean outs, many enema's, and one colonoscopy in late July. I am currently taking miralax everyday 2-3 times a day prescribed by my GI, as well as a constipated med called ...
Posted 22 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Folks, I have lived with small bowel obstructions for the past 11 years. I have been in the hospital monthly over the 11 year period for treatment of small bowel obstructions. I have had 14 surgeries in my abdomen on my intestines and 5 abdominal meshes surgically implanted due to hernia repairs ...
Posted 14 Mar 2016 by • 2 answers
I just had a visit to the ER a couple days ago and they couldn't find anything wrong with me. I have had several gut issues, but nothing as painful as the last time. They did give me some med scripts, but they didn't seem to help. The only thing that helped was when I took my back ...
Posted 29 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
I developed shingles three weeks ago and saw my doctor immediately. He prescribed one week of Valtrex and Prednisone, which I completed. About 10 days ago I noticed a rather large bulge in the right side of my abdomen in front of where the shingles were located. There is really no pain except for ...
Posted 12 Aug 2015 by • 3 answers
I am a 22 year old male, no prior medical history, no allergies. Okay, i went in to my local prompt care with constipation and what felt like a bowel obstruction, however, directly preceding my constipation was diarrhea for at least 10 days and what i thought were tapeworm fragments in my stools. ...
Posted 19 Jun 2015 by • 1 answer
I'm in the hospital for an intestinal Obstruction due to adhesions after many bowel surgeries. Doc says no more nuts, seeds, raw fruits and veggies unless cooked or pulverized., etc. Stick to a more soft diet. However, I eat a mostly paleo diet and red meat is now out, too. What about nut ...
Posted 22 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
My daughter cannot tell me if or where she hurts. She is constipated a lot and for the last two weeks has had very little bowel movement and lots of gas. The smell is horrible and most time there is little or no fecal matter in her diaper sometimes some mucus but the smell fills the whole house. ...
Posted 19 Feb 2015 by • 1 answer
... which is my worst enemy. The cause of the SBO is scar tissue and now I'm getting back to the way I was,the GI doctor suggested I have surgery or eat small portion during meal time. I feel miserable right now because I cannot hold anything on my stomach and I feel like its a bowel ...
Posted 21 Feb 2015 by • 3 answers
... months... No surgery was needed, just hospital stay with an NG tube. I'm trying to prevent another anytime soon... what type of diet would you recommend? I've been looking into doing a soft diet