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


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Intestinal Obstruction - had 4th bowel 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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 8 days ago 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 ...

Intestinal Obstruction - I have not had a bowel movement in two weeks. I have polyps and?

Posted 15 Nov 2014 4 answers

... diverticulitis. I am extemely tight in the entire abdomen. I have taken a full bottle of lactalose, no bowel movement. Please Helo!!! I tried two enamas and diet, laxatives. Iam very worried and look pregnent. I am male and have had flat stools prior to this.

Intestinal Obstruction - I've had 3 small intestine bowel obstructions within the past 6?

Posted 21 Feb 2015 5 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

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 ...

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?

Strange Bowel Blockage?

Posted 12 Aug 2015 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. ...

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 ...

Intestinal Obstruction - It seems the intestine moves and adjusts as food moves through. I had a SBO

Posted 14 Feb 2018 2 answers

... treated with an NG tube and in hospital for 4 days. After the intestine relaxed, all was normal. Not one medical person, surgeon, nurse, gastroenterologist, ER doc... not one said change your diet. The scare tissue must move and adjust with the intestine (bowel). I have gone to smaller meals, ...

Intestinal Obstruction - Just joined. Looking for advice from others for long term diet?

Posted 26 Jan 2013 2 answers

After many SBOs, frustrated that doctors don't seem to be very connected to diet and nutrition. Have others found diets that work?

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