Typical mother in laws!!! had similar.
... and yes someone once asked me if the colon can be put back! such ignorance really annoys me unfortunately and i get a bit short with them cant help it... especially when they have known about the condition for a couple of years!!!
Karen: 49 years old
1997: Diagnosed IBS
2003: Pelvic Floor repair
2006: STARR/ODS/diagnosed slow transit constipation
2007: Sigmoid resection -MRI showed twist - (made colonic inertia worse but cleared obstruction)
March 2009: Total colectomy/loop ileostomy - quality of life 100%
23 Sept 2010: Ileostomy reversal - not going well
Waiting for test to be done