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A 27-year-old male asked:

Scar tissue develops after any type of surgery. but how it can cause pain?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Usually...: ...By scar tissue fusing together layers that should be able to slide against each other. This is called "adhesions, " and the pulling of one layer against another causes discomfort.

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