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What do abdominal adhesions feel like when you touch or rub your abdomen?

What do abdominal adhesions feel like when you touch or rub your abdomen?

Not palpable: In general, you nor the physician can feel adhesions. They can be thick or filmy , small or relatively large but are within the abdominal cavity and deeper than one can feel. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

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


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Can you feel and see your intestine move when you have thin abdominal wall muscles surgeon said no hernia?

Can you feel and see your intestine move when you have thin abdominal wall muscles surgeon said no hernia?

Yes: Actually it is common for people with, we call it scaphoid abdomen, to see the peristaltic movement of the intestines against the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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Can you have peritonitis with only mildly tender abdominal examination?

Can you have peritonitis with only mildly tender abdominal examination?

No: peritonotis is a ver derious condition could be a life threatening and no you a person have the abdomen will be rigid and very,very painful if you are concern go to the ER ...Read more

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What do you do if get abdominal distension with inguinal hernias?

What do you do if get abdominal distension with inguinal hernias?

See a Surgeon ASAP: The most serious complication associated with an inguinal hernia is bowel incarceration, where a portion of the intestine gets"stuck" within the hernia; if not treated promptly, the blood supply to the intestine can get cut off, requiring emergency bowel resection. If your abdominal distention is due to your hernia, you would notice that the hernia is tender and nonreducible. This is an emergency. ...Read more

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Can you get pain by appendix area with IBS ?

Can you get pain by appendix area with IBS ?

Of course, but...: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: in women: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniation? Stressors? Other risks? ...Read more

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Can you get stress pains or discomfort where appendix is located since it can cause low abdomen pain !?

Can you get stress pains or discomfort where appendix is located since it can cause low abdomen pain !?

Check up: Stress is a possible cause lower abdominal pain however this is a diagnosis of exclusion meaning the other more serious sort of need to be ruled out. These include appendicitis and multiple other possibilities including pelvic problems such as infection and pelvic cysts i would definitely recommend seeing your family physician as soon as possible for physical exam including pelvic exam. ...Read more

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Where can you have a hernia besides your belly button?

Where can you have a hernia besides your belly button?

Hernias: Most common hernias are groin (inguinal) hernias in men. Ventral and epigastric hernias above the umbilical area are less common. Hernias can also occur at old surgical scars from past surgery. ...Read more

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If you have hernia in your belly button can it move or spread down to your groin?

If you have hernia in your belly button can it move or spread down to your groin?

Not really: A hernia occurs in a weak part of the abdominal wall. It is common to have simultaneous umbilical and inguinal hernias, though I do not believe they generally share the same hernia sac. More due to having risk factors in common. Are often corrected during the same surgery. Umbilical hernia usually requires general anesthesia, though inguinal can be done with multiple techniques. ...Read more

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Can pain in your appendix area definitely mean appendicitis?

Can pain in your appendix area definitely mean appendicitis?

NO: The differential diagnosis of right lower quadrant pain includes: appendicitis, kidney stones, pneumonia, ovarian problems, adenitis ( inflammed nodes, ) meckle's diverticulitis, colonic diverticulitis, crohn's disease, and urinary infection. An evaluation is needed to pinpoint the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can bowel movement cause more pain when you have diverticulitis?

Can bowel movement cause more pain when you have diverticulitis?

Yes, : The straining with having a bowel movement could cause additional abdominal pain during an episode of diverticulitis. This will not however make the diverticulitis worse. Remember that you need to be under the care of a doctor if you have diverticulitis and abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Can you get pain in appendix area when your constipated ?

Possibly: The colon goes all the way from your anus to the area of the appendix (cecum.) pressure from constipation might be felt anywhere along the colon. There are also many other reasons to have pain in the area. If it persists or is severe, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can abdominal adhesions cause pain after colonoscopy?

Can abdominal adhesions cause pain after colonoscopy?

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

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


Dr. Hector Chapa
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Abdominal Adhesions (Definition)

adhesions are bands of tissue, usually between your ...Read more