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What symptoms does someone with bowel obstruction have?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Pain, vomiting, etc.

A bowel obstruction causes generalized, cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, distention, and the absence of passage of gas or stool (obstipation).

In brief: Pain, vomiting, etc.

A bowel obstruction causes generalized, cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, distention, and the absence of passage of gas or stool (obstipation).
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Numerous

Usually abdominal pain, distention of the abdomen, nausea, vomitting, no bm or flatus for longer than normal.
Most patient will also have a history of prior abdominal surgery of some kind as most obstructions are due to ssurgical adhesions. However tumors, benign or malignant can also cause obstruction as well as strictures from inflammation. Get checked.

In brief: Numerous

Usually abdominal pain, distention of the abdomen, nausea, vomitting, no bm or flatus for longer than normal.
Most patient will also have a history of prior abdominal surgery of some kind as most obstructions are due to ssurgical adhesions. However tumors, benign or malignant can also cause obstruction as well as strictures from inflammation. Get checked.
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