If you have a twist in your colon can it be untwisted?

This question was asked in Lucama, North Carolina on 06/07/2012.
If you have a twist in in you upper left colon, can it be un twisted or will it untwisted it self?

Doctors Answers (1)

David Pound, M.D.
Answered on: 6/13/2012

Twisted colons do not have to be untwisted or corrected unless they are causing symptoms. Many people have twisty or long colons with no colon problems experienced.