Cecal volvulus

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What is cecal volvulus?

Volvulus refers to the twisting of a portion of the intestine around itself or a stalk of mesentery tissue to cause an obstruction. In the colon, volvulus most often involves the cecum and sigmoid segment. Cecal volvulus is less common than sigmoid volvulus.

Common symptoms reported by people with cecal volvulus

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with cecal volvulus

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(High Potency Vitamin B Complex)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vitamin D Prescription)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with cecal volvulus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cecal volvulus

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(High Potency Vitamin B Complex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vitamin D Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cecal volvulus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has cecal volvulus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 5
60s 1
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 6

These charts show data from cecal volvulus patients who have completed their condition history
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