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Related terms: Bowel obstruction, Colonic ileus, Ileus, Intestinal volvulus, Paralytic ileus, Pseudo-obstruction, intestinal

We found 11 questions associated with the 'Intestinal Obstruction' topic.

Intestinal Obstruction - had 4th bowel obstruction..how can I prevent future bowel obstructions?

Posted 8 Aug 2012 63 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... read more

Can mirtazapine be taken with alprazolam?

Posted 18 Nov 2012 3 answers

My mother is on alprazolam, just recenty prescribed Zoloft (she had bowel obstruction surgery in April and wound is not healing properly). She says she cant sleep and her mind won't shut down, she worries that she will never get her health back again. She is 82. Now one of her drs prescribed... read more

Please help My daughter is bleeding from back end, dr keep saying I have to wait for colon test?

Posted 22 Sep 2013 5 answers

She has had stomach pain on and off for mths after every test ultra sound cat scans blood they all come back fine. She has started bleeding from her back end now with on going stomach pain. Still has appetite no diarrhea. But light headed in pain slight fever. Been to emergency every day for two... read more

What foods to avoid to prevent bowel obstructions?

Posted 8 Mar 2014 2 answers

My so is 11 years old and has had bowel obstructions for about 7 years now, and they come about the same time every year. He gets obstruction about 1 right after the other not even a month apart. So I would like to know if there are any foods to avoid so it can be prevented?

Dulcolax - I am on Entrolax which is also bisacodyl I don't think I have appendicitis symptoms or?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 3 answers

... ileus symptoms but I have a low stabbing pain in my lower right abdomen

Constipation keeps coming back?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 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... read more

I have had bowel obstructions for the last 8 years, ever since I had a very invasive abdominal sur?

Posted 3 Dec 2018 1 answer

Surgery. The scar tissue from the first surgery being the cause of the obstructions. Ive had 4 surgeries since to relieve the obstructions. Every surgery is performed in the same abdominal area, causing more scar tissue to form, hence, it is a viscious cycle. Im always told that no diet can defer... read more

Shingles and abdominal bulge?

Posted 29 Dec 2015 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... read more

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