Diet After Small Bowel Obstruction

A small bowel obstruction is a blockage in the intestines that makes it difficult for food to properly digest properly. Typical symptoms are abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Sometimes intravenous fluids, medications and bowel rest can help resolve this problem.

Jody Braverman
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Diet After an Abortion

If you’ve had an abortion, your body has experienced the changes of pregnancy and the added nutritional burden of supporting a fetus. Your use of calcium, iron and vitamin B9, or folate, may have increased.

Brynne Chandler
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Sweat Band Benefits

Sweatbands are made of absorbent material like terrycloth, but the bulky fashion faux pas of years past has given way to sleeker versions that can, at a stretch, be called a fashion accessory.

Marie Mulrooney
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Anal Fistula and Raw Food

A diet that includes raw fruits, vegetables and nuts may reduce the symptoms of an anal fistula and promote wound healing. Bowel movements can cause severe pain with an anal fistula, especially if digestive wastes are hard and difficult to pass.

Anne Tourney
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Appendix Surgery Side Effects

The appendix is a small, nonessential organ attached to the large intestine near its connection to the small intestine. When the appendix becomes inflamed or infected, it is usually removed.

Marcy Brinkley
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A Diet After Anorexia

Anorexia is a serious eating disorder characterized by a refusal to maintain a body weight within 15 percent of your ideal weight.

August McLaughlin
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Liquid Diet After Jaw Surgery

After oral surgery, a liquid diet is often the focus of your diet. Blended and pureed foods often need to be thin enough to pass through a straw or your teeth and easily swallowed.

Julie Hampton
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Diet with 60 Grams of Protein After a Lap Band

When performing a Lap-Band procedure, also called adjustable gastric banding, the surgeon restricts the stomach to a tiny pouch by slipping an adjustable silastic band around the upper portion of the stomach.

Marcy Brinkley
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Side Effects of Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery is a minimally invasive surgery used to address a number of internal ills.

Jamie Simpson
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Diet After Bone-Fracture Surgery

Maintaining a balanced diet is important as you recover from bone-fracture surgery. Fractures may take weeks, months or even up to a year to heal, according to Civista Medical Center in Maryland. As a result, your activities will probably be restricted.

Michelle Zehr
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Diet After an Anal Fistula Surgery

Painful but uncommon injuries that develop most frequently in people with chronic intestinal disorders, such as Crohn’s disease, anal fistulas usually require surgery to heal.

Sharon Perkins
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What Are the Possible Side Effects of Laser Prostate Surgery?

Laser prostate surgery involves the use of concentrated, high-energy waves and intense heat to destroy prostate gland tissue that obstructs the flow of urine or causes other complications.

Tricia Mangan
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