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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: If the hernia becomes incarcerate the loop of bowel is trapped in the hernia and may be twisted as is its blood supply. This usually requires emergent ... Read More
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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: A hernia is said to be incarcerated when a structure within the abdominal cavity gets "stuck" within the hernia. If this happens to be a loop of intes ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Glantz
37 years experience General Surgery
Bowel obstruction: Most definitely. Hernias are the second most common cause for a small bowel obstruction. Inguinal hernias often allow loops of small bowel to slip in ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
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
42 years experience Gastroenterology
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
56 years experience Family Medicine
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
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
58 years experience Internal Medicine
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 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
We can not answer: I am really sorry but we can not answer your question as to your life expectancy on this site.You have to ask this question to your oncologist who hav ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Bowel obstruction: Mainly these include abdominal pain , distention (swelling), nausea, vomiting treatment varies and can either include nasogastric decompression and ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
38 years experience General Surgery
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
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
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
YES: Small bowel obstruction can be dangerous and deadly if not treated appropriately. The common symptoms are abdominal pain, abdominal swelling, nausea, ... Read More

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