If your small or large intestine becomes blocked, fluid and digested food cannot move through. This can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and burping.
Bowel obstruction, also known as intestinal obstruction, is a mechanical or
functional obstruction of the intestines which prevents the normal movement of
What is a bowel obstruction? A bowel obstruction happens when either your
small or large intestine is partly or completely blocked. The blockage prevents
Oct 22, 2015 ... If intestinal obstruction happens, food, fluids, gastric acids, and gas build up
behind the site of the blockage. If enough pressure builds up, the ...
Dec 31, 2015 ... Intestinal obstruction is a blockage that keeps food or liquid from passing through
your small intestine or large intestine (colon). Causes of ...
Dec 14, 2016 ... Large-bowel obstruction (LBO) is an emergency condition that requires early
identification and intervention. The etiology of this condition is age ...
Small bowel obstruction is a potentially dangerous condition. There are a number
of conditions in which the contractions of the bowel muscles make the process ...
May 11, 2016 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Intestinal obstruction.
Dec 12, 2016 ... Intestinal or bowel obstructions can have many causes. Learn about symptoms,
diagnosis, and tests.
Jul 26, 2010 ... Nausea, swollen abdomen, constipation, and a change in your stool are all
bowel obstruction symptoms. Get the facts about this uncommon but ...