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Watch & wait: When it comes to adhesion more surgery can mean more adhesion. So surgery should be one of the last option for you. ...Read more
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
I just had D&C, i am worried about Asherman syndrome
When does the symptoms of amenorrhea appear how many months after the procedure, when do i know?
A few months: Asherman syndrome is not that common, so unless you have an unusual circumstance, try not to worry. Please wait two months to see if your cycle returns. ...Read more
Can a scan detect asherman syndrome. I have had no periods for a while but really bad period cramps usually at the time it is meant to arrive.
Only hysteroscopy/US: Because the walls of the uterus are collapsed on each other and/or filled with endometrial tissue, it is unlikely that a CT/MRI scan would be able to see any scar tissue. In order to see scar tissue, the uterus has to be filled with fluid first on hysteroscopy/sonohysterogram/hysterosalpingogram. ...Read more
Scar tissue: An adhesion usually describes scar tissue surrounding the organs. Often caused by infection, trauma or surgery. If an adhesion pinches off the bowel it can cause obstruction and bowel death. Adhesions make surgery very difficult because they are tough and prevent structures from being moved. They generally look like thick cobwebs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obstruction, Pain: As a general surgeon, I am called frequently to care for people whose small intestine has become twisted on itself due to adhesions from prior abdominal surgery (sbo-small bowel obstruction). Often, this will correct itself with in-patient mgmt, but it occasionally requires surgery. My gynecology colleagues care for many patients with pelvic pain presumed to be due to adhesions to the ovaries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgical separation: Labial adhesions or vaginal synechia where labia of both sides get adherent in midline , causing urinary symptoms , seen in prepubertial females , surgically dissected and separated , also occasionally seen in sexually inactive females and elderly. Initial non surgical treatment done with estrogen ; steroid creams ...Read more
Several: The most common problem with postsurgeryu adhesions is pain. Some surgeons do not feel that adhesions cause pain but frequently freeing up adhesions from prior surgery can reduce pain at the site. Adhesions in the abdomen can trap bowel leading to obstruction, & scars around a woman's fallopian tubes may prevent pregnancy from occurring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stable vs growing : An adhesion is a scar anywhere in the body (not just the skin) that physically causes two structures to become adherent and is a common cause for bowel obstruction. They remin stable in size over time. Keloids are scars that have a tendency to grow over time and more likely occur on the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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