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What is a blockage in the colon?
a Common blockage/obstruction is called fecal
You might have a swollen belly and stomach pain this is signs you have a bowel
Which is a serious problem that happens when something blocks your small or
large intestine.

Diseases and conditions that can increase your risk of bowel blockage:
• Abdominal or pelvic surgery (causes adhesions)
• Crohn’s disease (cause the intestine’s walls to
thicken, narrowing the passageway)

What is the most common cause of bowel obstruction?
SBO (small-bowel obstruction) is caused by a variety of processes.
Most common is:

Intra-abdominal adhesions (60-70% of cases)
Crohn disease

Signs of a blocked bowel:

Crampy abdominal pain
No appetite