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Twisted Colon Symptoms
Some doctor told my brother: "one of the causes of the twisted colon can be, if a person was sexually abuse in his childhood. Is this true?
Referencing IBS: I am assuming that by "twisted colon" your brother's doctor was referring to colon spasms as an indicator of irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). In patients with ibs, a history of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse is reported more often than in those without ibs. Also, patients with ibs are more likely to report greater lifetime (childhood stress is particularly important) & daily stressful events. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Twisted colon causing constipation. Is having surgery to remove 12" of colon worth the risk or should I put up with the constipation & use laxatives.
Colonoscopy showed twisted colon due to small bodyframe & not enough room for it. Dr. said take laxatives or remove 6" of colon. Which treatment best?
Hello, a case of twisted colon&constipation from awhile& low physic activity, may i ask some advices about diet or forbidden nutrient, café& thea !sport?
Hi, i had an emergency surgery for a twisted colon in may2011. I have severe cramping of my stomach musclestaking my breath away. What should I do?
8yr old had appendix removed & had 2nd surgery for bowel obstr. & twisted colon. 2yrs later has stomach cramps, food coming up, burning, vomit help!
Time for a visit: I would take the kid to urgent care or the er now. With that history, the potential for certain parts of the intestines to stick to each other and possible bind or twist will remain a possibility. A review of the history, exam and possible xrays will be needed to exclude blockage from a simple stomach flu. ...Read more
Had a volvulus in colon and had more than 8inches removed in emer surg 2yrs ago continue to have pain and discomfort same area?Can it happen again? Am i more at risk b/c i already had this once?
Not likely: A volvulus occurs because of redundancy (extra length) of colon. The fact that this excess was excised will likely prevent occurrence. However, you could be having symptoms from adhesions (scar tissue) that can accompany open surgery. Check with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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