Volvulus

  • Abnormal twisting of the bowel resulting in decreased blood supply to that area
  • Symptoms may include severe abdominal pain, bloating, vomiting and constipation
  • Cause may be related to hereditary or environmental factors
  • Cannot be spread from person to person
  • Affects males and females equally
  • Can occur at any age
  • Can be life threatening if left untreated

Due to the nature of this disease, there are no home treatment options. Please contact your doctor.

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