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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Adhesions: Any intra-abdominal process like a hysterectomy can cause scarring/adhesions within the abdominal cavity. It does not cause actual scarring of the col ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Adhesions and scar tissue are quite common after any surgery. The minimal manipulation of the bowel at the time of a vaginal hysterectomy is unlikely ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Ewing
18 years experience Pediatrics
Enema and/or Biopsy: Biopsies are usually done before Hirschsprung's disease surgery to ensure that all affected segments are removed. You might indeed have scar tissue or ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
At times: The descending colon above the rectosigmoid has a segment of redundant bowel known as the sigmoid colon. The excess bowel can actually flop from the ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
It is a possibility: Given, your previous history of gastric bypass and appendectomy surgeries you might have scar tissue. A ct scan or barium enema would also show if yo ... Read More
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Dr. Viral Patel
10 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes. Healthy stools!: Hi Amber, Scar tissue comes from prior operations of the abdominal cavity (in your case appendectomy and gastric bypass). You colon being "twisted" m ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Yes: Most bowel obstructions can be resolved by a surgical procedure to free up the adhesions. They can recur but it is worth trying.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Certainly can: If the tumor has been removed then "scar tissue" left behind at the site of removal may well be to blame. If the tumor remains (even partly) then that ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Forever is long but-: With that type of history of 3 surgeries and the formation of scar tissue I believe the only way to keep you completely safe from seizures due to the ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Okay: What you described is not a cause for concern. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be: Biopsy may not have sampled the right area. Not seeing tumor/cancer in the biopsy does not mean there is no cancer elsewhere in the body. However, not ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Stein
23 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Surgery is the best : Shot. A T4 lesion means the cancer has grown outside the walls of the colon and into adjacent structures. If all of the cancer can be surgically rem ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Krook
Dr. Jon Krook answered
23 years experience General Surgery
Go to your doctor.: Ask to get a ct scan of your abdomen. If there is problems with adhesions (scarring from surgery) it is most likely in the small bowel, not colon. Mo ... Read More
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