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ob·struct

(əb-strŭkt′, ŏb-)
v.
To block or close a body passage so as to hinder or interrupt a flow.

ob·struc′tive adj.

Patient discussion about obstruct

Q. I recently had my surgery for bowel obstruction? I recently had my surgery for bowel obstruction? None of the diet was restricted for me by doctor but should I go for any special diet.

A. I had surgery in 08/08 during having a c-section and hernia repair, and I'm having diarrhea all the time. I don't know what to eat nor what medicines to take. Only Immodium AD helps temporary. If I have an appointment, I don't eat breakfast or lunch. I come home and eat dinner. About 30 minutes after eating, I'm in the bathroom. Can someone help me please? I have to return back to work next month, and I don't want to be in the bathroom more than I am at my desk.

Q. (COPD)chronic obstructive pulmonary disease the main causes of?

A. Mainly smoking, although ambient air pollution and industrial exposure to dust have also been implicated as causes.

You may read more here:

www.mayoclinic.com/health/copd/DS00916

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Rachael Bolton, 21, of Simonside Hall, in South Shields, pleaded guilty to obstructing the doors on a Metro train at South Shields on December 10.
Supt Michael McVey has been charged with tampering with evidence and two counts of obstructing justice.
Inspector Nick Evans said: "When they abandon their cars on pavements or grass verges they not only obstruct the free flow of traffic on a very busy road, but more worryingly they cause a hazard obstructing other motorists' view and obstruct pedestrians' right of way which could lead to a collision and injury.
Jarvis denied one count of obstructing an immigration officer and one count of obstructing a policeman executing his duty.
Brewer was charged with an offence of obstructing the railway under the Malicious Damage Act 1861.