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can a bowel obstruction cause your blood work to change

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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Bowel obstruction can cause lab changes in the long term and a duodenal erosion unless is bleeding would not cause a significant lab change. I am not ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Part: it's going to be part of the answer although the main problems are that the ball quits moving and get some what's inflamed and then simply the fluid c ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unable to take in: If there is complete bowel obstruction you will be unable to take in food and fluids as these usually cause vomiting.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Large bowel blocked: Bloating, decrease in gas coming from rectum, small caliber stool, less frequent passing of stool, nausea, vomiting, fevers and abdominal pain. Large ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Other symptoms. : A bowel obstruction will cause cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, abdominal distention, and constipation. Back pain and pain with walking may ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Moesinger
28 years experience General Surgery
Very, very rare.: There is good recent data demonstrating that appendectomy does not interfere with fertility at all. Bowel obstruction surgery causing infertility wou ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Unlikely : Obstructed gallbladder duct or liver cyst or a lipoma or ventral hernia is more likely than the bowel obstruction.
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Dr. Donald Kim
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: Small bowel obstruction is typically the result of a blockage of one's small bowel and presents with symptoms of crampy abdominal pain, nausea, and vo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: Intestinal obstruction (in contrast with adynamic ileus) is a mechanical problem, caused most often by obstruction, less often by intestinal tumors or ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zhu
16 years experience General Surgery
Colon: a collapsed colon simply means that there is no stool inside that part of the colon when the scan was done.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
38 years experience General Surgery
Grows into intestine: Metastatic cancers can spread to the intestine or the area right next to it. It can grow into the intestine and cause an obstruction, or it can cause ... Read More
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