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Can I Do Anything To Avoid Getting Adhesions From A Surgery
No.: Adhesions are due to your body's intrinsic reaction to inflammation. With that said, the extent of adhesions can be affected by the nature of the surgery, the degree of surgical trauma, and the extent of inflammation brought about by the disease we are trying to treat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it common to get hernia after cholecystectomy?How to find out if u got it?How to avoid getting one? How much weight one can lift after the surgery?
Hernia where?: It is uncommon to get a trochar site hernia after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery . It can depend on how your surgery was done, as some reports of single site umbilical port only surgery can have a slightly higher rate of umbilical hernia formation. Usually patients are directed not to lift over about 20 pounds after surgery, but need to see your surgeon for your specific situation & examination. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There is no way now: Currently, there is no known way to reduce abdominal adhesions after intra-abdominal operations. There are a variety of films and fluids that can be used during surgery, but there effectiveness is not 100% in terms of how many patients benefit, and how much of a benefit is derived. Walking and moving around is generally a good thing after surgery, and may help as well. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hard to prevent: As you age, your skins ability to form back to your new body is impaired. If the redundant skin becomes an issue surgeons can remove it. The good news is, you lost a lot of weight and are undoubtedly more healthy for it. Good job. ...Read more
Skin prep&antibiotic: The body has many effective barriers to infection, but orthopaedic surgery can lead to infection. We clean the skin with antiseptic solution which kills bacterial and prevents bacterial growth. Some cases require IV antibiotics pre- operative. It's important to keep the incisions covered for a few day and then clean them regularly when uncoved. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can someone w/endometriosis and pcos get pregnant? I had my (l) fallopian tube removed, along w/scar tissue, & adhesions during laparoscopy surgery.
I found out I have adhesions in my intestines causing pain. It is getting worse on my lower right side, is surgery needed?
Not necessarily: 1. Adhesions don't always cause pain. 2. How do you know you have adhesions? 3. Adhesions don't always cause pain. 4. Adhesions will not show up on x-rays or ct. 5. I'd be hesitant to have a surgical procedure just "for adhesions" unless there is very strong clinical evidence they are causing a problem (such as intestinal obstruction), because… 6. Adhesions don't always cause pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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