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how to know if i have bowel obstruction?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Swollen abdomen: Depending on the degree of obstruction and site, the abdomen enlarges, no passing of gas noted, developing of abdominal pain and possible vomiting depending on how distal the obstruction is.
Answered on Jul 1, 2018
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