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What Causes Loopy Colons
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
If I have temp ileostomy for severe spastic redundant colon, will the spastic loopy part still cause pain and nausea even if nothing is going through ?
Why does a severely redundant loopy distended colon cause spasms and nausea even when sleeping, and what surgical cures are there?
Need medical workup: redundant colon not primary cause of spasms/nausea, and underlying cause e.g. chronic constipation/diarrhea, hormonal problems e.g. diabetes/hypothyroidism, and food intolerances such as sprue/lactose intolerance etc need to be ruled out to determine underlying causes/improve symptoms. This requires careful review diet/history and tests-would advise seeking a gastroenterologist-Happy to consult ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer