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Is this possible that colon spasm can be very painful day and night with pain when sitting holding my baby, breathing sometimes? The pain is so severe
Depends on function: The therapeutic approach depends on colon function. An elongated colon may work perfectly well, & therefore require no "treatment." a sluggish colon may respond to prokinetics (designed to speed up movement of material through colon). Colonic inertia that is refractory to prokinetic rx may benefit from "colon reduction" surgery. Sitz marker testing, defecography, anal manometry studies can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Happens off and on: Many people have had muscle spasms in their colons. It's the painful crampy feeling during strong bowel movements with diarrhea, use of laxatives during constipation, or cramps during irritable bowel syndrome. The muscles in the colon are supposed to move gently and rhythmically, to move the stool through at a normal pace. When spasms occur, there will be crampy pains. ...Read more
I am having esophageal spasms in waves. I know I am not having a heart attack. I take hyocyamine for colon spasms. What else can I do?
Diagnosed with salmonella during july 2012. Have had irritable bowel with gas and colon spasms . Will this ever clear up? My GI doc says yes-butwhen
Listen to doctor: Your gastroenterologist is most familiar with your clinical problem. Do you want answers from somebody who has never seen you and does not know your history or findings? Listen and follow up with your good doctor. ...Read more
I get painfull spasms/cramps in colon/pelvis area at least 5-10min before passing stools. How do I prevent? Do i need to drink more water? Is this gas
Maalox: Try some maalox 1-2 tablespoon once a day -- if not better, please see a local gastroenterologist (GI) for more testing. ...Read more
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