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Chances of recurrence of flipped bowels due to peristalsis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   in july 2009 i had a terrible stomachache that just kept getting worse. finally i went to hospital and was in there for two days when they found out that my bowels had flipped and part of my intestines had died. they did surgury and i have colostomy. they have ran lots of tests and checked me for hirschburns disease and said i didnt have it. now they want to do my take down without giving any reason why my bowels flipped in the first place and why my intestines died. im scared to have take down in fear that it will happen again. any suggestions?                              
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
User :   hi
Doctor :   the problem that you faced can happen in any individual when due to peristalsis, the bowels get flipped
Doctor :   and result in symptoms
User :   so there is chance that it will happen again
Doctor :   the chances are there for recurrence
User :   i think that i would rather keep the colostomy, thank you for you time
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help you with?
User :   no you helped alot, thank you
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