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Can hemorrhoids cause bowel obstruction

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
General Surgery 18 years experience
Bowel Obstruction: It's possible the hemorrhoids were there before and the increase in the abdominal pressure when the bowels were obstructed caused the hemorrhoids to "... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Intestinal: Obstruction usually causes crampy abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, obstipation. Hunger is a very unusual symptom with this condition.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
General Surgery 19 years experience
Go to ER: If you are having new onset of severe back pain, it could be a sign of a serious health condition in your age group. Please go and be evaluated in the... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
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 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Bowel sounds : Are normally audible. In bowel obstruction, they become hyperactive and high pitched at first, then absent when it becomes more advanced.
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
Colon and Rectal Surgery 37 years experience
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
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
No: Obstruction is due to scar tissue or hernia. Alcohol causes neither directly but with heavy use, it can lead to liver failure and ascites. This can pr... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Think of adhesions: as bands of fibrous scars. If one happens to form in a location that involves a bowel loop, the loop can be deformed or compressed to the point where... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
IT'S A RISK FACTOR: Repeated abdominal surgeries might increase the likelihood of developing abdominal adhesions. In simple terms like cobwebs. These can sometimes be the... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
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
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