Intestinal obstruction is a blockage that keeps food or liquid from passing through small intestine or large intestine (colon)
Signs and symptoms of intestinal obstruction include:
The most common causes of intestinal obstruction in adults are:
In children, the most common cause of intestinal obstruction is telescoping of the intestine (intussusception).
Other possible causes of intestinal obstruction include:
Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (paralytic ileus) can cause signs and symptoms of intestinal obstruction, but doesn't involve a physical blockage. In paralytic ileus, muscle or nerve problems disrupt the normal coordinated muscle contractions of the intestines, slowing or stopping the movement of food and fluid through the digestive system.
Paralytic ileus can affect any part of the intestine. Causes can include:
Diseases and conditions that can increase the risk of intestinal obstruction include:
Untreated, intestinal obstruction can cause serious, life-threatening complications, including:
OPIUM : Useful for intestinal obstruction when abdomen is hard, bloated any tympanic.There is colic with a constant urge to defaecate. Often there is discharge of hard faeces.Useful for difficult emission of flauts, feels completely obstructed.There is sensation of a stone in the abdomen and if the intense will be cut into pieces.
PLUMBUM MET : Useful for intestinal obstruction when navel feels retracted. There is obstructed flauts with intense colic. Helpful when abdominal wall feels drawn by a string to the spine.Useful when abdominal is tense or retracted and bending backwards ameliorates the pressure in the stomach.
RL -36 : For Stomach Problem, Indigestion and Gastrics Problem