A 35-year-old female asked:
Dad hosp for 5 days w symptoms of bowel obstruction.2nd ct dye passed thru -1st didn't. has distended stomach and nausea still.gas & small bms. ideas?
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Urology 34 years experience
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Breast Surgery 34 years experience
Small bowel ostruct: Small bowel obstruction can be complete in which nothing will pass into colon or partial in which liquid may get to colon. Complete obstructions usually need surgery a partial obstruction can usually be managed nonoperatively. Ut if the obstruction is high grade and symptons are recurring(as in this case) surgery is sometimes required to release the obstruction.
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Last updated Jan 13, 2013
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