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Birth anatomy: Your question needs slightly more info. There is a term called malrotation and deals with abnormal rotation of the blood vessels an the small intestine and colon. Another possibility is if there is a defect of the diaphragm that allow the stomach to come through and twist. Ultimately it is usually an abnormal rotation of the intestines and blood supply. Can't be prevented or foreseen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Volvulus: Gastric volvulus can occur in several ways, so its treatment depends on the axis on which it twists. But at 99 years old, your father is probably not a good candidate for surgical repair. His physician may recommend a certain diet (small, frequent meals, for instance) in order to help, depending on the kind of twist he has. ...Read more
My son has had colon removed, now has "J" pouch reconnected to anus, still in hospital, now has twisted stomach. what caused this condition?
I have a tortuous esophagus, twisted stomach, hiatus hernia. Surgery is required. what type of surgeon should I research and prognosis for recovery?
Foregut Specialist: Sounds like you have a paraesophageal hernia, typically associated with difficulty swallowing, chest pain/pressure, anemia, and sometimes GERD. This is a difficult operation most surgeons don't do. Look for one with extensive experience. Usually a general surgeon, but some thoracic surgeons do this laparoscopically, which is the best way to go. Hope this helps ...Read more
I have a pain in the middle of my abdomen and runs burning through my throat when I swallow. Could this be a twisted stomach?
Until it Resolves: Volvulus describes 180 (+) degree twisting of the intestine, causing a bowel obstruction inevitably leading to necrosis or rupture unless it resolves, either spontaneously, by endoscopic or radiologic decompression, or surgical rx. The best method depends on the location & cause of the "twist" and the stability of the patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Think garden hose: The intestines are a complex & long tubular structure with some parts firmly attached & some parts that float somewhat freely in the abdomen. If the free floating parts become twisted on them self, it not only stops flow as it would in your hose, it can begin to cut off the blood supply. If left untreated, the gut can die & start leaking contents & germs into the abdomen. This can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the signs of a twisted stomach ? I am having sever stomach bloating with lots of movement in my stomach. I have had diarrhea and constipation
Had sigmoidoscopy to straighten out a twisted bowel - sigmoid volvulus. Afterwards, I pooped 11 times clearing 6 days of constipation in 1 day, but since then - 3 days - only passing clear liquid even though I've been eating well. Is this normal? Am I co
My daughter had surgery when she was born she is now 5 to have her stomach twisted can this be reversed she has a stomach virus now and is not able to throw up her stomach is hurting could this be the reason. I have given her pepto bismol
Well: Physiologically not possible. But need more information to help you. Any trauma? Are you hungry? If you eat does the issue resolve? Need more history please ...Read more
I've been having a twisted feeling in my stomach that might be a stomach ulcer. What should I do?
See a doctor: I do not understand what feeling "twisted" means. If you have GI issues, then see a doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like this require a full history and physical examination with possible testing. ...Read more
Suffering swelling and pain in lower right abdomen. Appendix removed aswell as 6cm twisted cyst on ovary right removed within a month 1 yr ago?
Stomach pains / twisting? My stomach feels like its being twisted and it burns slightly. It's in the middle above my belly button. Why? How to stop it
Mylanta? Maalox?: Any gastric reflux, stomach flu, or food poisoning type of illness can have symptoms such as heartburn, nausea, bloating, vomiting, tummy pain, tummy cramps, etc... One person can have some or all of these symptoms. If symptoms are mild, they might go away in a day or two. Sometimes they can be severe or last a whole week, so a doctor's evaluation would be needed. ...Read more
During exercise and more often sexual activity I get a shooting pain in stomach like something is twisted?
Age 52 twisted aorta with abdominal aneurysm 2.6 cm.. Mum and sis have too 2 of my aunt and a cousin died from this... Burst ... Heredity?
Possibly: Aneurysms can run in families with connective tissue disorders like marfan's and ehlers-danlos. But also athersclorosis (hardening of arteries) can cause aneurysms too. Smoking, obesity, bad diets, sedentary lifestyles run in families but are not inherited. These are risk factors of atherosclerosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are some causes of new and enlarged lymph node in the abdomen? Tests ruled out: infection, acid, leak, twisted and kinked bowels/intestines.
It depends---: We need to know the medical history in terms of any symptoms/ medical complaints....especially why was your abdomen checked? what test did they use? US or CT scan. What was the size of the lymph nodes?. If the nodes are significant they will produce some symptoms. Then you should get repeat imaging studies done to see if the nodes get any larger or not. Right now I would not worry unless they grow ...Read more