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is vomiting, projectile a symptom of small bowel obstruction

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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 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

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 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
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
It can be.: The most common symptoms include cramping, generalized abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating, and the absence of any passage of stool or gas. We ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
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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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Vomiting,: pain, distension.
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Dr. Donald Kim
36 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
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
22 years experience Medical Oncology
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
If it turns: Into a complete sbo, it can strangulate and cause peritonitis and death. Other complications such as aspiration of vomitus and electrolyte abnormalit ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Difficult: Without a physical exam and full medical history. Usually a small bowel obstruction will not occur unless there is scar tissue from a past abdominal s ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Small bowel obstruct: Ion is a medical emergency. It should be treated by confirming the diagnosis, bowel rest, possible decompression with a nasogastric tube on suction. I ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Come to hospital: A small bowel obstruction usually occurs due to scar tissue from prior abdominal surgery, causing the bowel to kink like a garden hose. If severe, th ... Read More
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