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what should i not eat so i can avoid small bowel obstruction from scar tissue?

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Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
No connection: Small bowel obstruction from scar tissue (or adhesions) is caused by scarring that is external to the small intestine, usually caused by previous abdominal surgery or infection. I am not aware that any special diet will increase or decrease the risk of this happening.
Answered on Dec 14, 2019
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Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Diet is not a factor: Your diet does not affect scar formation after abdominal surgery.
Answered on Sep 1, 2018
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