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Cause of adhesion in descending colon?

Cause of adhesion in descending colon?

Need more info..: I would need more medical history. How was the condition diagnised? What were the colonoscooy or x-ray findings? Has there been past surgery or injury? Postoperative scarring from prior surgery can occur but often does not affect the left colon. Diverticulitis can can scarring and colon blockage, but unusual at age 39. ...Read more

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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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Could a laceration to the vagina of a 13 year old cause labial adhesion?

Could a laceration to the vagina of a 13 year old cause labial adhesion?

Yes: A laceration could cause labial adhesions but this can also occur spontaneously in young girls and not be associated with trauma. It is usually treated with estrogen. Do not forcefully pull it apart as this is very painful and could cause additional scarring. Although this is generally an easy problem to care for she should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Who to get a second opinion from on chronic new chest pain at old surgical site likely caused by adhesions, when original surgeon and gp are unhelpful?

Who to get a second opinion from on chronic new chest pain at old surgical site likely caused by adhesions, when original surgeon and gp are unhelpful?

How to get a 2nd: Opinion ? If you expresses , you your doctor will help you to get one , with no ill feelings, but have to pay for it. Or your insurence may cover that service. Or take the help of your family , friends, colleagues , your neighbors etc . Some times call your local hospital , medical societies etc. ...Read more

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Itch on right hip could that be caused from adhesions or femoral hernia. Have been previously diagnosed with adhesions and recently a femoral hernia. ?

Itch on right hip could that be caused from adhesions or femoral hernia. Have been previously diagnosed with adhesions and recently a femoral hernia. ?

Unlikely: Itching is usually related to a problem with the skin. Doubt it is related to the hernia, but femoral hernias should generally be fixed, if not to relieve symptoms, to prevent problems. See a general surgeon for a consultation about the hernia. ...Read more

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What causes right pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

What causes right pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

Poss. congenital: These way be congenitalr due to pneumonitis or infection / inflammation below the diaphragm Also post traumatic with hemo/pneumo thorax ...Read more

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What might be a cause of pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

What might be a cause of pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

Previous pneumoniae: adhesions on the lung will be caused with a pneumonia where fluid collects and scar tissue results. Also previous surgery. ...Read more

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What causes adhesions on the intestine?

What causes adhesions on the intestine?

Peritoneal loss: Intestinal adhesions are due to the loss of the protective peritoneal membrane which envelops the small and large intestines. This is most commonly due to previous surgery but can be due to infection as well. ...Read more

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What might be the cause of bowel adhesion?

What might be the cause of bowel adhesion?

Several: Surgery and inflammation are the usual causes of bowel adhesions. While fewer adhesions form after minimal access (laparoscopic) surgery, some still do form. Inflammatory causes of adhesions include diverticulitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, inflammation of the gall bladder. ...Read more

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