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Is a kinked intestine paiunful i have a bloated stomach 3 weeks after a hernia operation.

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Dr. Amer Alame
Colon and Rectal Surgery 14 years experience
Kinked : Kinked intestines cause obstruction which is painful.
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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Common: Having a "bloated stomach" after abdominal surgery is very common. It may take a few more weeks to go back to normal. If there was a kink in the intestine preventing passage of intestinal contents, this would generally caused pain nausea and vomiting. Call your surgeon if you are really concerned for an exam.
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Last updated Mar 4, 2020

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