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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Small bowl pain: Yes, it can be. Afterall, it's an obstruction!
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Anytime an organ distends, it can cause pain. Also if the obstruction causes a lack of blood supply to an area of the bowel (ischemia) that will cause ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 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
33 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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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on the: Cause of sbo. If you had previous surgery, you will have adhesions, and intestines can get caught inside or twist around these. But there are other ... 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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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
This is an emergency: You need to go to an emergency room immediately for this type of problem. Most causes of obstruction require emergency surgery and the consequences o ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Kim
35 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 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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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camil Sader
22 years experience General Surgery
Common: The diagnosis of small bowel obstruction is fairly prevalent and many resolve without surgery. It could be something as simple as a few cramps yet it ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Small Bowel Obstruct: Small bowel obstruction (sbo) is, as the name states, blockage of the upper (small) intestine. It leads to crampy abdominal pain, nausea vomitting and ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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May be still ...: Your history strongly suggests recurrent small obstruction, usually surgery-related, still haunts and bothers you. Trying modifying foods consumption ... Read More
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