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A 55-year-old female asked:

Have history of bowel obstructions. would this predispose me to further bowel obstructions? could this be cause again for severe lower left sided pain?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Possibly: if your bowel obstruction was due to adhesions in your abdomen and you have had surgery in the past, then you're at continued high risk of having recurrent bowel obstructions due to future adhesions. If you have abdominal pain, bloating, fevers, or any other symptoms of obstruction, see your doctor immediately.

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