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is vomiting, with blood a symptom of bowel obstruction

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Blocked pipes: The stomach and small bowel secrete gallons of fluid every day that is reabsorbed, aiding nutrient absorption. If the small intestine is obstructed, t ... Read More

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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin Rafie
18 years experience Geriatrics
Its gotta go somewhe: If it can't go down because of an obstruction it's going to go back up.
Dr. David Fertel
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Becuase you are obst: The contents of your bowel has no place else to go.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Blocked pipes: The stomach and small bowel secrete gallons of fluid every day that is reabsorbed, aiding nutrient absorption. If the small intestine is obstructed, t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Because: Intestinal contents backs up due to obstruction , like your clogged faucet
A female asked:
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
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 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
A female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis.: The symptoms and their acuity argue more towards acute gastroenteritis than a bowel obstruction. This could be food-borne or viral. If you're passin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Not clear: Your cholesterol and triglycerides are elevated but not dangerous. You would want to lower them with diet. I don't know what the 17.68 is referring ... Read More

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