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Alternative Treatments For Splenic Flexure Syndrome
Nonspecific: I actually had to look this up because I had never heard of it before--and I've been in medicine over 30 yrs now. The symptoms are very non-specific and can be attributed to many causes. In my mind, that means it is a term that we assign to describe a set of symptoms, rather than do anything about them. If you have a true blockage, it can be fixed, though. ...Read more
Can surgery correct splenic flexure syndrome? And if so, can one point to any cases or case studies?
NO: Splenic flexure syndrome is due to the collection of gas in the highest part of the large bowel where it takes a turn to go down to the rectum/anus. You can PREVENT it by not drinking carbonated beverages and avoiding swallowing AIR which many people do if they drink fluids along with eating or speaking. Many people who SNORE swallow air! At any rate SURGERY IS NEVER INDICATED! Hope this helps Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doi have splenic flexure syndrome?I only have some mild pain in my lower left abdomen, but thats it. no other symptoms.ialso have a LOT of stress
Avoid constipation: Eating a well-balanced diet with plenty of fiber and normal bowel function with exercise should be helpful. You should talk to your physician to see if MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or an equivalent may be helpful. Since you are age 51--a colonoscopy should be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have IBS-C & splenic flexure syndrome. Had abd. & pelvic CT last year & was normal. Had severe bout of constipation lasting 3 wks this month. Feel more constipated than usual & increase in mucus & pain. Could this be something else and not IBS?
Colon - cecum, ascending, hepatic flexure, transverse, splenic flexure, descending, sigmoid, rule out mcn, " are multiple tan, irregular to linear soft?
What is the question: Please resubmit your question; as it is written it is currently not possible for me to answer. I look forward to your resubmission and being able to answer your question. ...Read more
Stool in ascending colon and splenic flexure only minimal degree distally showed on my catscan and what does this mean too me?
You are a Human: It means you are human with an active, healthy GI tract. ...Read more
What is moderate stool in ascending colon and splenic flexure but only minimal degree distally mean too my health?
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