Ileus

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What is ileus?

An ileus is the temporary absence or slowed movement of the intestinal wall. It is the inability of the bowel to move waste out of the body, this may occur after surgery, with certain medications, or with chronic conditions.

Common symptoms reported by people with ileus


Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for ileus

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Compare treatments taken by people with ileus

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Who has ileus on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 1 say ileus is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 2
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 4

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 6

These charts show data from ileus patients who have completed their condition history
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