Intestinal obstruction

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i m a patient of jaundice now from last four months. actually i have subacute intestinal obstruction n lymph adenopathy. 2 lymph node enlage in porta hepatis area. n my mucodot is positive. then i start att drug but after 25 day i was suffering in jaundice n before jaundice in usg my gb bladder is normal but after jaundice my gb is contracted in also fasting. now usg shows common bile duct is not visualised. n now dr advised hida scan

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Hi and welcome to Healthcaremagic. Thank you for your query. I am Dr. Rommstein, I understand your concerns and I will try to help you as much as I can.

It cant be sometimes visulaized since ultrasound is nor so sensitive for bile duct which are small and covered with bowel and in obese people it...

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Does this question. cost me?My brother suffered from abdominal TB.He took medications for almost a year.But he coughs everytime,and still complaints. of abdominal pain .He has some obstruction in intestines too.He only eats rice,says experiences pain when has fibre rich food.He hasn nt gained weight either.He never sits straight. due to pain.Docs say operatioon needed.Is treatment. incomplete

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Hi,
Welcome to Health care Magic,
Please do not worry this answer is absolutely free to you ,now to your query your brother is suffering from abdominal tuberculosis and taking treatment for it, as surgery is advised to him there must be some stricture formation due to which there is intestinal...

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my son has been throwing up since 1 pm (9 times so far) he just throw up some brown smelly stuff

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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Most common cause of vomiting is gastroenteritis...... in this vomiting are normally followed by loose motions. Other causes include food poisoning, meningitis, intestinal obstruction etc

Normally in a child who is vomiting there are few things to be...

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hi my daughter is 21 and had to get her gaulbladder removed 7 months ago...the tube leading to it also had an infection which they had to clear... she has not been able to go to the bathroom in over a week and we have tried to give her stool softeners and enimas......she is throwing up periodically and cant eat and is sick to her stomach how serious is this and what else can i give her if she cant keep it down!!!!!!!!! please help nothing is working!!!!

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Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
With the available described symptoms, there appears to be possibilities of intestinal obstruction as she has past history of surgery.
Past surgery predisposes for intestinal adhesion with high chances of intestinal obstruction.
You should consult with internal...

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My nephew is 2 years old. He had a surgery related to intestinal obstruction six months back. During that time the doctor had cut the appendictis. Now, again the child got pain in his right side of belly. He is admitted in hospital yesterday. And the doctor is saying , it is the same problem again. The doctor may do a surgery again . As a child of 2 year, this is a major concern for parents. I am asking you : Is this disease permanently curable . How he can be cured permanently. And if the doctor do a surgery,can we say he will not suffer this problem again. Please help

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Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
Intestinal obstruction is a condition which can arise due to various causes some infective , some congenital or due to chronic disorders of gut.
I would require a few more details of the case like symptoms ,investigations done ( reports), final diagnosis (...

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Hi, My husband 26 years old, he was diagnosed Intestinal TB 3 years ago and treated with anti TB Drugs for 9 months and recoverd completely. since 9 months he has 3 time severe abdominal pain , vomiting and after taking Syrup Lactulose he became fine, 2 weeks ago he has severe abdominal pain and vomiting, we went to hospital and doctors told intestinal obstruction, after taking medicine and IV Fluids he became fine, now doctor advice to take anti TB Drugs again for 9 months, as prophlaxis, need your opinion should we start, or need to do any test?

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Hello,
Intestinal tuberculosis is commonly secondary tuberculosis. Recurrence if present needs to be viewed seriously especially with associated intestinal obstruction. Was any surgery done for intestinal obstruction and how serious was it? Associated weight loss if present can support presence...

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I had abdominal herni surgery repair using a mesh in july , thne another umbilical hernia repair in oct now i have swollen abdomial and severe cramping every few minutes all bowel work fine i had fluid build up behind mesh told to me that with time would go away but no pain meds are helping with severe paing and cramping

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Hi

it can be due to nerve entrapment or inflammatory fluid collection around mesh

Get ultrasound of abdominal wall surrounding mesh and also abdominal ultrasound to rule out any intraabdominal pathology. Simple serous fluid collection needs no treatment. Nerve entrapment is initially treated...

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ok.Actually i have the constipation problem. Even my uncle have the same and the doctor have suggested him to use lactifibre powder for the same after making all the body checkups for him.Now my uncle have suggested me to use the same. on that bottle its written that people with intestinal obstruction,feacal impaction ,colonic atony or those with known hypersensitivity to ispagula or lactitol should not use it as such. But i does nt know whether i have anyof the above.So can i use this medicine or not.Will it cause any side effects if i use it

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Hi Sankavasavi,
The problems you have mentioned as a contraindications for lactifibre like intestinal obstruction, fecal impaction, colonic atony are very distressing problems, they will make you feel sick and you would have been probably got hospitalised in 2-3 days if you had them.
So I think...

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Hi, i am 36 years woman, i never had period in my life. i went to Gynecologist at the age of 16 after ultrasound she told my mother that my overies are fine and i might get this menestral cylce after some time. but i never had one till now. i have consulted so many doctor but as per reports my overies and harmones were all OK. but beside this i got intestinal infection and stomach pain very often. i have undergone 2 surgeries owing to intestinal obstruction in 1999 and 2009. doctos told me that i have Primary Amminohria as my other body growth is all normal. i got married in 2007 and my husband is satisfied with our relationship. but we have no kids. i read some blogs where girls with this Primary Aminhoria have kids through some medical process. Kindly guide.

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Dear Ms, I understand your concerns but in order to find out if you can get pregnant you need to do an ovulation follow up ultrasound scan.. if the ovulation is normal then yes you can get pregnant

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I have severe diarrhea at times and bad gas preasure that radiates into my left shoulder into my back. I also have loud stomach noises. I also have pain in my sternum at times. I can take gas medicine and tums and it relieves the pain to some degree. I have pressure on my left side and a burning and pain in my esophagus with no foul taste. At times, I can hear the loud gas noises running through my intestines. What could this be?

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Brief Answer:
Visit a Gastroenterologist for evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hello! Thanks for putting your query in HCM. I am a Gastroenterologist (DM).
It may be due to subacute intestinal obstruction with reflux disease especially if there is any alarming feature like weight loss, loss of apetite...

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I think I have problems with gallbladder or spleen or pancreas ...first started with extreme vomiting after eating pork ribs, the nausea, vomiting, diarreah ,extreme tiredness/sleeping week one. Vomiting ended but symtoms persist along with swollen abdomen,right side upper pain intermittent, heat/burning/itching there as well- wake up gasping for air, insomnia at night, groin pain left,constant low headache and constipation. Had xray Dr. said intestinal blockage and said take PEG laxative.nOT HELPING. Waiting on blood and urine. My urine fluctuates in a matter of hours from yellow to clear, regardless of fluid intake. Some chills, body odor ,I am pale and weak. The smell of bacon frying makes me ill. A big meal does not make me sick, but sometimes I can only handle wonton suop and white rice, or soda crackersrnin Burning right abdomen now. Advil doesn t seem to work the same as it used to, but \i am not wanting heavier meds...my palms are itchy - I am hoping this means I will win money...The first thing I noticed before the violent vomiting was lack of bowel movements. I had travelled to MEXICO to what seemed a clean and modern golf resort but stools came back negative for parasites. Should I GO TO THE HOSPITAL if it gets bad again (feverish,painful,ultra swollen) or just wait for the tests to come back? I am white/female/56/Canadian Thanks for your time and knowledge. kb

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I had major surgery last month, had appendix removed but as this was my 3rd attack the dr. had to remove some bowel, large and small intestine and an ovary due to infection, now I am having major cramping in two places when I have to have a bowel movement... should I go back to see my dr. or is this normal?

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Hi Dr. Grief, I am nine days post op from a total abdominal hysterectomy. I was able to have a bowel movement on days six after surgery. However the last few bowel movements have been rather painful as they are passing through my body. Is this normal?

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My 1.5 months old son vomits lots of milk. he can not sleep comfortably because milk comes up after some time and he vomits milk from mouth and nose. I also make him burb every time I feed him and some times he vomits with burb. he is only taking...

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I am having bloating , constapation, with hand swelling and some body swelling, and and gas, what could be going on?

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My mother 80, was considered in good health post the recent death (9/39/2017) of my father Had vaginal bleeding day of memorial service Constipation Nausea and vomiting Signs of shock Now unexplained weight loss - is at home but now requires...

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Hi, i am 36 years woman, i never had period in my life. i went to Gynecologist at the age of 16 after ultrasound she told my mother that my overies are fine and i might get this menestral cylce after some time. but i never had one till now. i have consulted so many doctor but as per reports my overies and harmones were all OK. but beside this i got intestinal infection and stomach pain very often. i have undergone 2 surgeries owing to intestinal obstruction in 1999 and 2009. doctos told me that i have Primary Amminohria as my other body growth is all normal. i got married in 2007 and my husband is satisfied with our relationship. but we have no kids. i read some blogs where girls with this Primary Aminhoria have kids through some medical process. Kindly guide.

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