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Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Hernia tumor adhesio: Most bowel obstructions are postoperative and related to adhesions (scar tissue) or postoperative hernia. Sometimes people with groin hernias or umbi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
no will make it: Hurt more, it needs to be drained and a wurd catheter can be placed, if it keeps recurring then it needs to be marsupialized please see your gyn.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience in Anesthesiology
2 types: Maybe more but one is chronic obstructive that you see in emphysema (COPD) and another type is rare but is where a physical obstruction such as a tumo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Need More Info: Regrettably, there are many things in the body that can "obstruct". What specifically are you referring to?
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
8 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Venous stasis: Veins can cause local edema as a result of poor blood flow. Veins permit the return of blood to the heart to be pumped out again oxygen rich. When a v ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney obstrcution: I have some questions for you. Does he have difficulty in urinating? He he had a renal ultrasound that shows he is obstructed? If he has a proven obst ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Confusing question: Some are born with a defect in the migration of the intestine tube down to the outside skin.It is called an imperforate anus.For some it is a very low ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience in Pulmonology
Need more info: on what the UPJ problem was. Was a stent placed?
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Bowel obstruction: The patient feels sick, bloated abdomen, loss of passing gas/stool, nausea, fever and vomiting. Hospital admission becomes necessary for intravenous f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
NG tube or surgery: If intestinal obstruction is due to adhesions post surgery, an attempt to reverse the partial twist using a nasogastric tube is a first attempt to be ... Read More

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