What are the symptoms of intussusception?
Symptoms of intussusception include:
- Severe abdominal pain (that can last for 15 to 20 minutes at a time)
- Swelling in the abdomen
- Bloody stools
Intussusception is a medical emergency. If it is left untreated, it may cause severe complications such as infection or even death.
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