This is my very first post here and I only learned of this website over the past hour while searching the Internet for a forum to post some questions in order to try to help a friend whose mother recently, over the past two weeks, received what we believe to be resection of the small bowel (ileum).
She's elderly and had to be urgently operated on for her bowel or... (0 replies)
... Is there any one out there with any experience with an obstruction or twisted intestine. Now I am not having diarreah but I am not going to the restroom at all. I think the small intestine must still be blocked. ... (1 replies)
... I have been to a gastroenterology DR. Coff said "Your intestines are reversed your large colon is on the wrong side and your digestion is very slow. ... (7 replies)
... I had never seen this dr at the ER before. He was the gastro dr. So, I get scared! He tells me that the pain is coming from my large intestine. It has completely twisted on itself. It's called a volvulus. ... (1 replies)
... Since I was a child i have had some severe cramping pain that comes and goes off and on for a while in my lower left side.
I'm now 23 I have had these sinse I was about 12. Cramping Like a knife being twisted in my lower left side (near waist line and near hip) stomach pains which to me consists with diverticulitis. I fall in the floor roll, I can't move, scream, or cry it... (8 replies)
... my doctor told me that my intestines were tortioned, twisted, which is why I was constipated. He prescribed something called Miralax powder which I have taken now every morning for the past 6 years. ... (6 replies)
... Don't let the doctors brush you off -- When I first started reading your post -- I thought that you have a twisted small intestines before you told what it was---because of the location of the pain.
Usually from what I have read is that it normally does not correct itself without doing something but you have to have it corrected --surgically.
The follow-through Test... (13 replies)
... No one is quite sure why I had a twisted bowel, especially at my age. My surgeon said I had the insides of a 90 year old. ... (14 replies)
... I am 34 years old and after MONTHS of pain and trips to the ER a surgeon did exploraroty surgery and found a part of my small intestines had twisted so much they were cut off from all blood supply and deteriorating. I had 36 to 60cm of my small bowel removed. ... (14 replies)
... well first they thought he just had a obstruction in his intestines and they were gonna do surgery and were'nt sure if he would need the bag but when he came out of surgery---->good news , his intestine was just twisted and they just untwisted it and he was fine---until 2 days later when he started to look green really sickly where they untwisted it preforated and leaked into... (5 replies)
... re is NOTHING normal about a stomach swollen like a football. Have a family member drive you right now to your nearest emergency room. Maybe your intestine has twisted and gas is swelling up unable to pass, somehow caused by the procedure. The symptoms you describe are not normal following this type of exam. ... (5 replies)
... when the bowel would get stuck at the curve where the colon was twisted and attached to the ovary and the pelvic muscle. ... (10 replies)
... Just wanted to let you know I had the same awful experience. I felt the pain also, and the Dr proceded to tell me he couldn't understand why, except that my intestines were a little twisted. They found polyps and said i also had diverticulosis. I am supposed to get it done again every 5 years, but NO WAY! ... (17 replies)