Answers to Common General Surgery Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about general surgery.

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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Source: James deCaestecker, DO, FACS, Gem City Surgical Associates; Daniel Taylor, MD, FACS, Miami County Surgeons; L. Stewart Lowry, MD, FACS, Miami County Surgeons; Luan Tran, MD, Miami Valley Surgery Associates; Steven Sutherin, MD, FACS, Miami Valley Surgery Associates

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