Intestinal blockage is an obstruction which restricts the food or liquid in the body from passing through small or large intestines.
The problem is mostly causes by fibrous bands of tissue in the abdomen which usually occur after a surgery.
If the treatment is delayed the blocked parts in the intestines may die giving birth to a more serious problem. But, if the patient receives timely medical attention the obstruction can be removed successfully.
The signs and symptoms of intestinal obstruction may include:
Cramps in the abdomen which occur in intervals
There several diseases and conditions that can increase the risk of intestinal obstruction. Some of them are:
When you decided to take medical help, you must be prepared for few queries which your doctor may put up. The questions may be like:
The treatment for the problem completely depends on the cause which has led to the condition. Hospitalization of the patient often occurs to treat the problem.
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