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Description of Paralytic ileus

DefinitionAccording to dictionary definition  An intestinal obstruction (also called as paralytic ileus) occurs when food or stool cannot move through the intestines. The obstruction can be complete or partial.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  There are many causes. The most common are:1. Adhesions2. Hernias3. Cancers4. Certain medicines  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Symptoms include:1. Severe abdominal pain or cramping2. Vomiting3. Bloating4. Loud bowel sounds5. Swelling of the abdomen6. Inability to pass gas7. Constipation  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  A complete intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency. It often requires surgery.  NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases


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