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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When Your Intestions Are Twisted

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Twisted ankly burning sensation what does that mean?

Twisted ankly burning sensation what does that mean?

Nerve injury: Ankle sprain can injure the superficial peroneal nerve crossing the front outside of the ankle. You need to have your injury evaluated by a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What does it mean, when you think your guts are twisted inside your body?

What does it mean, when you think your guts are twisted inside your body?

Mental health: It means that you do not understand what the feelings in your body are or represent. It represents to me if you cannot relate after being told nothing is wrong by your doctor that you may have a mental health problem. ...Read more

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I've now been told I have a twisted aorta, what does this mean and is it dangerous?

I've now been told I have a twisted aorta, what does this mean and is it dangerous?

Turtuous Aorta: A tortuous aorta is an aorta with anatomical abnormalities which cause it to be distorted in shape or path. Some people have a tortuous aorta and experience no ill health effects as a result of their slightly unusual anatomy, while others can experience complications. The area involved may affect Blood pressure and increase risk of Atherosclerosis, so be sure to simply get regular appts for F/U. ...Read more

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My ankle feels like it's on fire and it hurts after I twisted it. Could that mean it is sprained?

My ankle feels like it's on fire and it hurts after I twisted it. Could that mean it is sprained?

Possibly: Courtney, pain after an injury could mean sprain (ligament injury), strain (muscle injury), or fracture (bone injury). Try RICE: rest, compress (with an ace wrap), ice (with bagged frozen peas), and elevate. If the pain is not better in 4-5 days, see your doctor, as you may need an X-Ray. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a twisted bowel? Does it mean that your intestines are literally twisted?

What does it mean to have a twisted bowel? Does it mean that your intestines are literally twisted?

Yes: Usually this is a developmental defect in whcih the intestine are not properly attached to the abdominal wall. The intestine can actually twist on itself and become blocked. If prolonged it can lead to loss of blood supply and death of that section of intestine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your intestines are twisted/volvulus?

What does it mean when your intestines are twisted/volvulus?

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 more

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Had a colonoscopy, said I have a twisted colon what does that mean?

Had a colonoscopy, said I have a twisted colon what does that mean?

Tortuous colon: were they able to finish the exam? sometimes it can make it difficult enough not to be able to get through. unlikely to cause any issues for you though - just make sure your BMs stay regular. ...Read more

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The c.T. Scan results says that my colon has become twisted for a possible "internal hernia". Wha's this means?

The c.T. Scan results says that my colon has become twisted for a possible "internal hernia". Wha's this means?

Hernia is Internal: A loop of bowel can protrude through a hole (defect) in the mesentery which supports the bowel in the abdomen. Such a protruding loop can become trapped (incarcerated) or become twisted and block its' blood supply and be strangulated. These conditions can then lead to obstruction or/and perforation of the bowel. If actually present, the condition would require surgical repair. ...Read more

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If I tripped and twisted my knee and heard a loud popping sound, does that mean I tore my pcl?

If I tripped and twisted my knee and heard a loud popping sound, does that mean I tore my pcl?

Possibly: Assuming that the knee swelled as well, usually that scenario suggests either a meniscus tear or a ligament injury. ...Read more

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Hi, There seems to be a lot of confusing info in regards to digestion after GB removal I don't have stones or attacks but mine is twisted My main problem is major bloating after just about any food, and I mean organic home prepared healthy food. I am wond

Hi,
There seems to be a lot of confusing info in regards to digestion after GB removal
I don't have stones or attacks but mine is twisted
My main problem is major bloating after just about any food, and I mean organic home prepared healthy food.
I am wond

Bloating, pain: after meals is very common with GB issues. I'm not sure what you mean by a "twisted" GB however. With the symptoms you mentioned, it would be worth seeing a surgeon to explore whether surgery would be beneficial for you. Sounds like it might be. Good luck! ...Read more