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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: My mom has an obstruction in her bowel. I believe it is a hernia because she has had two hernia surgeries that she developed after gall bladder surgery years ago. She is in the hospital and they have put a tube down her throat and they are draining the stomach to give her some relief. What should I expect? I'm three hours away and it is Friday. They said they would wait two or three days....why....do they think it might come unblocked?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Intestine obstruction outcome depend on multiple factors.provide details.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Intestinal obstruction outcome depend upon many factors
- cause - severity - type of treatment - response to the treatment -
associated co morbid conditions .

Kindly give more details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Onset of problem - when , what symptoms in details .
2. In hospital since how much time , improvement since then any in pain or
other criteria .
3. Any reports available as laboratory , ultrasound , CT would be of great help .
4. Color , quantity of neck tube drainage if you have noticed .
5. Other systemic issues as diabetes or else .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
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