Bowel perforation surgery in kukatpally

Bowel perforation is a condition where a hole is made right through the intestine. It is caused either by internal factors like an intrusion of undesirable compounds like bile, bacteria, stomach acid, partially digested food, or stool. External factors like an injury can also make a perforation in the bowels. There are also certain factors like abdominal surgery, diverticulitis, bowel inflammation, etc., which increase the risk of developing bowel perforations.

Symptoms develop gradually and become severe over time. A perforated bowel can lead to severe conditions like peritonitis and sepsis and prove to be fatal. Therefore, you should see the doctor if you have the following symptoms that do not show any relief even after using OTC medication.

  • Tenderness and pain in the abdomen

  • Fever and chills
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Blood on stools
  • Disorientation and confusion
  • Rapid heart rate
Bowel perforation

Bowel perforation treatment in kukatpally

Diagnosis and treatment
After the physical examination and blood tests, the doctor may ask you to undergo imaging tests like CT and MRI scans or colonoscopy to determine the perforation location. Depending on the size and location of the perforation, the doctor may adopt different procedures, such as emergency surgery and IV antibiotic and fluid therapy. Surgery is necessary to close the holes and remove substances in the stomach. In severe cases, a small portion of the small intestine is removed.

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