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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?
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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