Ileus

What is Ileus?

Mechanical, dynamic, or adynamic obstruction of the intestines; may be accompanied by severe colicky pain, abdominal distention, vomiting, absence of passage of stool, and often fever and dehydration.

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I just brought my husband home from the ER where he was diagnosed after CT with ileus areas in his intestines. He has no infection, normal blood...

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Ileus is partial or complete non mechanical blockage of small intestine / and or large intestine.
You are absolutely right that intestinal...

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my husband had surgery 4 weeks ago on a tumor that was removed from his kidney. He had some complications after surgery and came up with an ileus....

doctor1 MD

Hi, welcome to HCM.
Looking to your husband's history, I would like to advise you to check for injury to pancreas.
Pancreatitis can raise S.lipase...

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81 y/o patient with a recent 3/1 hip replacement - post operative ileus did not resolve at extended care facility. Moved back to the hospital...

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hi doctor, in October 2008 I was in my colonoscopy and bowel perforated sigmoid affected in such equipment. for 7 days taken any action in the...

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I had a complete hysterectomy by Davinci Robot on 8/25. I left the hospital on 8/26. I was back in the hospital on 10/01 with severe dehydration...

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My daughter had a lap appy yesterday after the CT scan found her appendix ruptured. The CT showed severe ileus. An NG tube was placed to low...

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i recently out of hospital-had total knee replacement. that went well but developed a problrm with my bowels. They went to sleep. no movement for 5...

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I had an "inconclusive" MRI defecation test . U didn't pass the gel injected in my rectum and never saw signs of it in my stool. Are there any...

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fiber, stool softners q day laxitive every dayy dr say ileus quit started again 3 days later happening for 2 years getting big gut and upset...

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81 y/o patient with a recent 3/1 hip replacement - post operative ileus did not resolve at extended care facility. Moved back to the hospital...

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