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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't be concerned: Spastic, redundant colon is not a disorder or a diagnosis. It is a description of your colon by one endoscopist during one colonoscopy. The only purp ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
It can: Yes, it can, but so can a blockage of the colon. I assume that has already been ruled out?
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: What makes you think you have spastic colon? Do you have any symptoms? Do you have diarrhea or constipation? Have you lost weight? It would be better ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Probably diet.: A change in diet often helps any digestive condition. More fiber helps keep a person "regular" and would likely alleviate symptoms of gas in the gut ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Frequency: It's not so much that there is a particular type of food that causes problems with spastic colon. Any food or stretching of the colon will cause the s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
= Irritable Bowel: Spastic colon is an archaic term that is descriptive of the GI spasms that accompany irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Ibs is a symptom complex that in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
IBS: Another name for irritable bowel. Diagnosed by symptoms and excluding inflammatory, mechanical, or neoplastic conditions.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
16 years experience General Surgery
Usually not: Spastic colon (ibs i assume you are talking about) is difficult to diagnose and many times is a diagnosis of exclusion.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Peppermint oil: Maintaing regular bowel movement with fiber and exercise are good. For immediate relief you can try peppermint oil.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : Every spastic colon acts differently . What are hour triggers? Avoid those for sure. Try a bland Oft diet. Try Cannes fruits and veggies and see if ... Read More
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