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Intestinal obstruction

Intestinal obstruction: Introduction

Intestinal obstruction: Any obstruction that occurs in the gastrointestinal system. See detailed information below for a list of 98 causes of Intestinal obstruction, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Intestinal obstruction:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Intestinal obstruction. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Intestinal obstruction

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Intestinal obstruction: Symptom Checker

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Intestinal obstruction Treatments

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Medications or substances causing Intestinal obstruction:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Intestinal obstruction as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Intestinal obstruction:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Intestinal obstruction as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Diphenhydramine and Phenothiazine interaction
  • Acetaminophen-PM and Phenothiazine interaction
  • AID to Sleep and Phenothiazine interaction
  • Allerdryl and Phenothiazine interaction
  • Allergy Capsules and Phenothiazine interaction
  • Allergy Formula and Phenothiazine interaction
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Intestinal obstruction: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Intestinal obstruction may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Intestinal obstruction

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Intestinal obstruction: Deaths

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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, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are less...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...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. This leads to...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...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,...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 of celiac disease). A variety...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 better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »

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Intestinal obstruction: Related Rare Diseases

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Intestinal obstruction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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
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Detailed list of causes of Intestinal obstruction

The list below shows some of the causes of Intestinal obstruction mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Intestinal obstruction?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Intestinal obstruction. Of the 98 causes of Intestinal obstruction that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 90 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Intestinal obstruction:

The following list of conditions have 'Intestinal obstruction' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Intestinal obstruction:

The following list of medical conditions have Intestinal obstruction or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Intestinal obstruction Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Intestinal obstruction based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Intestinal obstruction:

    Medical Conditions associated with Intestinal obstruction:

    Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)

    Symptoms related to Intestinal obstruction:

    Abdominal pain (2568 causes), Stomach pain (49 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Abdominal vomiting, Dilated bowel loops, Nasogastric intubation, Bilous vomiting, Adhesions, Strangulated hernia

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