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What are the consequences of abdominal peritonitis?

My mom has eschemic colon and is too sick to survive surgery. She is 6 weeks post op CABG and in renal failure. She is receiving comfort care now. Her abdomen is getting harder so nurse feels peritonitis is setting in. I am here with her and she no longer responds to comands. What should I expect in the next 24 hours.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018
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Dear TT possible causes are constipation or stool impaction, uremic gastropathy, paralytic ileus, peritonitis etc..

Please confirm the cause by USG abdomen)erect x-ray abdomen. CT abdomen may also useful.

If symptoms not improved please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly.

Take care.
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What are the consequences of abdominal peritonitis?

Hello Thank you for trusting HCM Dear TT possible causes are constipation or stool impaction, uremic gastropathy, paralytic ileus, peritonitis etc.. Please confirm the cause by USG abdomen)erect x-ray abdomen. CT abdomen may also useful. If symptoms not improved please consult your doctor he will examine and treat you accordingly. Take care.