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Is small bowel obstruction painful?
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Small bowl pain
Yes, it can be. Afterall, it's an obstruction!

In brief: Small bowl pain
Yes, it can be. Afterall, it's an obstruction!
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Mark Khorsandi
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Yes
Anytime an organ distends, it can cause pain.
Also if the obstruction causes a lack of blood supply to an area of the bowel (ischemia) that will cause pain.

In brief: Yes
Anytime an organ distends, it can cause pain.
Also if the obstruction causes a lack of blood supply to an area of the bowel (ischemia) that will cause pain.
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
Thank
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