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Very difficult: Adhesions are bands of scar tissue that form inside the abdominal cavity after abdominal surgeries. Unfortunatel once you have them theres not much you can do to prevent a bowel obstruction in terms of diet or activity. Some people get obstructions frequently others never. If one occurs most times they can be managed without surgery but soetimes another surgery to free the intestines is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adhesions are scar tissue which can form after any abdominal surgery. The severity depends on whether infection/inflammation was present at the time of surgery. Adhesions are like bands or spider webs that form around the abdominal organs/intestines. Sometimes adhesions are light and cause no problems, sometimes tremendous problems, like crazy glue in the abdomen. Can ...Read more
Possibly: As the scope is advanced and air placed in the colon some degree of stretch and distortion can occur putting tension and possibly tearing adhesions in the abdominal cavity. These can cause pain and even potentially bleeding.If you are having pain especially with a fever or nausea, please call your endoscopist and discuss with them. They need to be aware to determine if a complication has occured. ...Read more
Can having multiple abdominal surgeries cause colon thickening? Lap RNY, abdomnio, gall bladder removal, rt adrenalectomy? History of bleeding ulcers
Just had colonoscopy. Sigmoid colon: a diminutive adenomatous looking polyp and a hyper plastic polyp. transverse colon: adenomatous polyp. Bad? Thnx
Appendix, colon cancer and abdominal hernia mesh implant scar tissue causing periodic bowel obstructions. Can anything be done about the scar tissue?
Yes: Imagine your intestines are like a rope in a bucket with glue poured over them. The glue would represent the scar tissue, and could be holding a single part of the intestine in a position that makes it prone to twist and intermittently obstruct. This can be released with an operation, best attempted laparoscopically (open causes comparatively more scar tissue). Can't remove scar tissue though. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tough one!: There is an ileorectal anastomosis - when the colon is removed we can attach the ileum - part of the end of the small intestine - to the rectum. There is also an ileosigmoid anastomosis - when the ileum is attached to the sigmoid colon. Often the area is called the rectosigmoid region so this leads to the confusion. There is no ileorectal sigmoid anastomosis. ...Read more
Friend had ct scan with rectal contrast. Diverticulosis without hemmorage sigmoid mural abscess bowel thickening. Surgery? No symptoms heart patient.
Septated ovarian cyst and ovary not able to be removed laparoscopically due to dense omental and bowel adhesions? Sigmoid adhered pelvic wall. Next?
Surgery , open proc: If the symptoms are bad, than an open procedure would be recommended after failed laposcopy ...Read more
Hysterectomy ,TVT,correctional bladder prolapse6wk out experience "contraction-like" pain Ct saw fecalization of smIntestine. Fam hist.rectalcancer?
Had complete hysterectomy gallbladder appendix removed had endometreosis would this cause pancreatitis?
Laparoscopy to remove ovary and septated cyst but not seen due to sigmoid adherent to pelvic wall. Lap showed dense omental and bowel adhesion. Risk?
Surgical findings: This sounds like a complex surgical case. The best person to answer will be the surgeon who physically visualized what is going on inside. They are in the best position to explain what was found and if anything should be done. Typically omental and bowel adhesions are dissected and freed when found to help decrease the risk of pelvic pain. ...Read more
Severe llq pain CT skip lesions hyperenhancement/ wall thickening of ti + fat stranding rectum.Colonoscopy ok waiting biopsy. Crohn's? Gas +d 12+m
Ct scan showed diverticulitis and sigmoid colon iflamation i'm freaking out the discharge paper said diverticulitis posible colitis and ibd?
Appendix, colon cancer and bdominal hernia mesh implant surgeries. Lots of scar tissue causing bowel blockages. Can anything be done about it?
Significant problem: There are no known medical treatments for adhesions. Once formed, there isn't medicine that can dissolve them. Symptomatic treatment with pain & anti-nausea meds may be helpful at controlling some of the symptoms. The main stay of treatment is surgical therapy called adhesiolysis or lysis of adhesions. Adhesions can be divided using laparoscopic techniques which may relieve your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colonoscopy results-tubular adenoma colon polyp, diverticulosis&hemorrhoids. I was told prep not complete-should I repeat colonoscopy sooner than 3yr?
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