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I have lot of gas passing during the night and have to take some medicine for a clean stomach in the morning.
I am a chronic IBS patient, dependable on Omez 20. Long use? Any other alternative than PPI. Histac not effective Why.
Hi, I am 22 years old and from last 1 .6 years I am not able to digest milk. If I drink milk sometimes than I suffer from constipation. Can you explain me the reason for the same?
I Hh acidity n Hh to take allopathic Med daily. I also suffer FM Diab n m on med. Pl advise. Acidity is since last 20 yes n Diab z since 10 yes.
When a hole develops in the wall of the gallbladder, rectum, large bowel, small intestine, stomach or oesophagus, it is called gastrointestinal perforation. It is a medical emergency that needs urgent medical attention.
Symptoms of gastrointestinal perforation (GP) usually include
Peritonitis (abdominal cavity lining inflammation) can also accompany the abovementioned condition. So in addition to the above symptoms, you may also experience peritonitis symptoms such as:
Certain diseases can cause Gastro-intestinal perforation, such as:
- Diverticulitis (A type of digestive disorder)
- Stomach ulcer
- Gallbladder infection
- Inflammatory bowel diseases (inflammation in the small intestine and the colon)
- Swollen Meckel’s diverticulum (abnormal bulging of the small intestine at birth)
- Gastrointestinal tract cancer
Besides diseases, the following conditions can also lead to Gastro-intestinal perforation:
- Blunt abdominal trauma
- Gunshot or knife wound to the abdomen
- Abdominal surgery
- Stomach ulcers caused by excessive consumption of steroids, anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin
- Ingestion of caustic substances or foreign objects
This condition is mostly treated with surgery. The goal of the surgery is to repair the anatomical problem and cause of peritonitis, along with removal of any foreign object in the abdominal socket, such as food, faeces and bile. However, if your doctor deems surgery unnecessary (in instances where the hole closes voluntarily) you will be only given antibiotics.
In some cases, a section of the intestine might need to be removed. An ileostomy or colostomy is performed where a portion of the large or small intestine is removed, which grants intestinal contents to empty or drain into a bag implanted on the wall of your abdomen.
The complications include: