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Intestinal obstruction

Intestinal obstruction: Introduction

Intestinal obstruction: Blockage in the intestines of the digestive tract. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Intestinal obstruction is available below.

Symptoms of Intestinal obstruction

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Intestinal obstruction: Deaths

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Intestinal obstruction: Complications

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Causes of Intestinal obstruction

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Disease Topics Related To Intestinal obstruction

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Intestinal obstruction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Intestinal obstruction

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, ...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut....read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect)...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the...read more »

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Definitions of Intestinal obstruction:

Blockage of the intestine (especially the ileum) that prevents the contents of the intestine from passing to the lower bowel - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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