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A 29-year-old member asked:

Can this be bowel obstruction if pain years after repeated csections?

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Dr. Raymundo Romero
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
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 cause of partial or complete bowel obstructions. The mechanism is different because the source is external as compared to a mass growing inside the bowel. Talk to your doctor about your concern.
Last updated Aug 5, 2012
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