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Mechanical intestinal obstruction

Mechanical intestinal obstruction: Introduction

Mechanical intestinal obstruction: mechanical obstructions occur because the bowel is physically blocked and its contents cannot get past the obstruction. See detailed information below for a list of 29 causes of Mechanical intestinal obstruction, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Mechanical intestinal obstruction: Comorbid Symptoms

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Mechanical intestinal obstruction: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Mechanical intestinal obstruction

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that 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 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 " 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 be an infectious 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 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 of other 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 cancer, irritable more »

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Mechanical intestinal obstruction: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Detailed list of causes of Mechanical intestinal obstruction

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How Common are these Causes of Mechanical 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 Mechanical intestinal obstruction. Of the 29 causes of Mechanical intestinal obstruction that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 3 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 25 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mechanical intestinal obstruction:

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Causes of Mechanical intestinal obstruction Based on Risk Factors

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Mechanical intestinal obstruction:

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

    Symptoms related to Mechanical intestinal obstruction:

    Vomiting (2819 causes), Diarrhoea (2312 causes), Constipation (726 causes), Peritonitis, Dilated bowel loops, Laparotomy, Carcinoma colon, Adhesions, Inguinal hernia, Mesenteric volvulus

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