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Browns Mills, NJ
A 68-year-old female asked:

What is the best way to treat adhesions due to multiple abdominal surgeries, it hurts when i eat or move?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Nefcy
Radiology 41 years experience
Unfortunately, this is difficult to treat. Additional surgery can release adhesions, but the symptoms tend to return or can show up in a different location due to the additional surgery itself. Physical therapy/deep tissue massage can help to loosen the adhesions as well, but the results are sporadic and symptoms may return. Medication can give slight temporary relief before the symptoms return.
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Last updated Apr 14, 2021

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