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My doc says i've got bowel obstruction. What does this mean?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: R U in Hospital?

A bowel obstruction is a very serious problem that requires hospital management and, often, surgical treatment.
Obstruction of the intestine causes an inability to take-in any nutrition by mouth, leading to dehydration and eventual vomiting, bloating, cramping pain, and an inability to move one's bowels. If it does not resolve, it inevitably leads to bowel perforation.

In brief: R U in Hospital?

A bowel obstruction is a very serious problem that requires hospital management and, often, surgical treatment.
Obstruction of the intestine causes an inability to take-in any nutrition by mouth, leading to dehydration and eventual vomiting, bloating, cramping pain, and an inability to move one's bowels. If it does not resolve, it inevitably leads to bowel perforation.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Blockage

You have something causing blockage of the pipes; don't know you, can be due to lots of causes.
Ask your doctor.

In brief: Blockage

You have something causing blockage of the pipes; don't know you, can be due to lots of causes.
Ask your doctor.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
Thank
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