Bowel obstruction

  • Partial or complete blockage of the intestine
  • Symptoms may include bloating, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, severe constipation and inability to pass gas
  • Caused by various conditions such as surgery, tumors or abdominal hernias
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females
  • Can occur at any age
  • May be mild to severe depending on the extent of the blockage
  • Most commonly has a sudden or severe onset

Due to the nature of this disease, there are no home treatment options. Please contact your doctor.

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