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How does a Bowel Obstruction Occurs

Anything that causes blockage to the intestines, causing dysfunction and dysmotility to the intestines is known as an intestinal obstruction. Having said, the cause of obstruction is many and variable. It can be divided into mechanical or non-mechanical causes, simple or strangulating, complete or partial, and it can occur in any parts of the intestines. The normal human intestine length is about 7.5 meters long, of which 6 meters is the length of the small intestines and the remaining 1.5 meter is the length of the colon, i.e. the large intestines. Continue reading