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    Old 03-11-2009, 08:42 AM   #1
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    ' loopy bowel '

    what does ' loopy bowel ' mean?

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    Old 03-11-2009, 03:45 PM   #2
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    Re: ' loopy bowel '

    I also want to know the answer to this as I got told I had a loopy bowel after my colonoscopy last week.

    Old 03-11-2009, 08:52 PM   #3
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    Re: ' loopy bowel '


    It means you have extra colon and because of the extra length the colon is looped and kinked. It can make a colonoscopy difficult or even impossible.

    The medical term for it is redundant colon.

    Ask your Dr about it.


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