What are the symptoms of an abdominal adhesion?

Most times, abdominal adhesions don’t cause symptoms.

When there are symptoms, the most common one is chronic abdominal pain, according to the National Institutes of HealthOff Site Icon (NIH)

An abdominal adhesion that leads to a complete intestinal obstruction needs immediate medical care and can have the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal swelling
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Loud bowel sounds
  • Nausea
  • Severe abdominal pain or cramping

Talk to your doctor for more information about symptoms of an abdominal adhesion.

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