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Hernia bowel obstruction symptoms

A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 25 years experience
May be: Difficult to say: what was the reason for obstruction and what type of hernias do you have? Hernia can cause obstruction. Incisional hernia can happe... Read More
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 44 years experience
Could be: Hernias: external (abd wall or groin), or internal (hiatal-opening in diaphragm for esophagus to enter stomach, or other internal "ruptures"). If bowe... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not related but if: You did not say what kind of hernias you have.If the hernias are inguinal or femoral than it is not related.But if you have incisional or ventral hern... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
Bariatrics 23 years experience
Hernia: Well, additional surgery can cause even more scar tissue to form. However, if your bowel obstructions are occurring more frequently and are more sever... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Sometimes: "intussusception" a spontaneous "strangulation" of the bowel may the reason (no known cause) or ANY PRIOR abdominal surgery!!! Hope this helps! Dr Z
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
See your Doctor NOW: I would see your doctor urgently or consider going to the er-or at least call your surgeon and let them know-now.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
General Surgery 40 years experience
Crampy pain, nausea: Bowel obstruction usually begins with loss of appetite and crampy pain in the abdomen. Usually, bowel gas and bowel movements slow down, and in some c... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
See below: Abdominal pain, bloating, cramping and pressure, vomiting, lack of bowel movement. Usually associated with scar tissue from past surgery. Need to be e... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine 19 years experience
YES: Small bowel obstruction can be dangerous and deadly if not treated appropriately. The common symptoms are abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, nausea, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
If truly obstructed: this can be a medical emergency and needs diagnosis immediately and prompt treatment initiation. Go to the ER if you can't be seen today by your doct... Read More
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Small bowel obstruct: Common symptoms include abdominal pain and vomiting. As the obstruction gets worse - abdominal tenderness and very active bowel sounds.
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