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Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more


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Burning in abdomen and vaginal bleeding a week after adhesions removed?

Burning in abdomen and vaginal bleeding a week after adhesions removed?

Could be a problem: I assume you have already contacted the doctor who did your surgery so you should ahve already been evaluated, as you should have had an exam and blood work or radiology scans if indicated. ...Read more

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Abdomen pain and heavyness very frequently. The recent scan report found that, subacute intestinal obstruction due to postoperative adhesions?

Abdomen pain and heavyness very frequently. The recent scan report found that, subacute intestinal obstruction due to postoperative adhesions?

Be mindful: Surgical adhesions are not infrequent, and can lead to small bowel obstruction. Many cases resolve without surgical intervention, which is good! the more surgeries you undergo the more you develop new scar tissue. If you have severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and suddenly are no longer passing gas or bms, to er. If not, small but more frequent meals, high fiber, lots of fluids. ...Read more

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52, perimenopause, gyn laproscopy identified dense adhesions between gallbladder and abdomen wall. Do I have to remove gallbladder? Occas. rib pain.

52, perimenopause, gyn laproscopy identified dense adhesions between gallbladder and abdomen wall. Do I have to remove gallbladder? Occas. rib pain.

Need to investigate: I would consider having your gallbladder evaluated with a good history by a physician and consider an ultrasound and HIDA Scan with ejection fraction, if you have a history suggestive if gallbladder disease. ...Read more

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Adhesions surgery due to painmy abdomen has distended horribly, discfort, mild pain, constipation, nausea, cramps, and adhesions post-surgery yrs ago.

Adhesions surgery due to painmy abdomen has distended horribly, discfort, mild pain, constipation, nausea, cramps, and adhesions post-surgery yrs ago.

I would consider: Treating constipation with miralax, (polyethylene glycol) two times per day if needed, or mag citrate. Unless you have bowel obstruction, few will be excited to take you to surgery. It may or may not be adhesions but i would guess you had pain with surgery for adhesions. Sometimes there is pain and adhesions but adhesions incidental finding. Consider getting seen, it may be time for colonoscopy, gyn exam good luck. ...Read more

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Ct-left lower abdomen hazy vague increased attenuation in mesentery lateral to loops of small bowel. Could this be adhesions from surgery year ago or what could it mean?

Yes: Minor complications 1 year post surgery are not uncommon. This is due to the development of adhesions in the small bowel mesentery following surgery. The adhesions causing intermittent slight twisting in small bowel depending on response to diet can and do cause symptoms that you are now experiencing. ...Read more

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Pain in r upper abdomen a few days ago now pain in r lower abdomen history of ovarian cysts endometriosis fibroids and adhesions. When do I go to ER ?

Pain in r upper abdomen a few days ago now pain in r lower abdomen history of ovarian cysts endometriosis fibroids and adhesions. When do I go to ER ?

Pain tolerance?: Every person has a different pain tolerance before acting, however, if the pain prevents you from walking, talking, laughing or breathing then a E.R. Visit would be appropriate. It would be a good idea to see a md for those symptoms long before a E.R. Visit is necessary as diagnostic testing can be done more cheaply on an outpatient basis. ...Read more

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Tactile (Definition)

Pleural fremitus is a palpable vibration of the wall of the thorax caused by friction between the parietal and visceral pleura of the lungs. See pleural friction rub for the auditory ...Read more