Abdominal Distention Medical Conditions
Below is a list of potential medical conditions this symptom could be a sign of.
Mechanical Bowel Obstruction
A mechanical bowel obstruction is a partial or complete blockage in the intestine, which is also called the bowel...What is Mechanical Bowel Obstruction?
Ileus is a type of bowel obstruction. It results when peristalsis stops. Peristalsis is the wavelike contractions that help push stool through the colon and small bowel...What is Ileus?
Small Bowel Obstruction
Small bowel obstruction means the small intestine is partially or totally blocked. When this happens, the contents of the intestine cannot properly get out of the body...What is Small Bowel Obstruction?