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Dr. Ly Phan Dr. Phan
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Should i wait and see when it comes to an intrauterine adhesion?

Dr. Ly Phan Dr. Phan
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Should i wait and see when it comes to an intrauterine adhesion?

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

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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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?

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

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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.

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

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What sort of problem is an adhesion?

What sort of problem is an adhesion?

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 more

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What exactly is tendon adhesion?

What exactly is tendon adhesion?

Tendon sheath adhesi: When tendons cross over joints they pass through a fibrous tunnel to anchor them down. Some times an inflammatory process affects these tunnels and cause adhesions, which keep the tendon from gliding freely ...Read more

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What can pelvic adhesions cause?

What can pelvic adhesions cause?

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 more

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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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Lysis of labial adhesions how they do it?

Lysis of labial adhesions how they do it?

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

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Are a fistula and an adhesion the same thing?

Are a fistula and an adhesion the same thing?

No.: Fistula is an abnormal connection between two hollow organs, such as intestines or bladder. An adhesion is merely a scar. ...Read more

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What problems can be caused by scar adhesions?

What problems can be caused by scar adhesions?

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 more

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What is the best way to treat penile adhesion?

What is the best way to treat penile adhesion?

Glanular adhesions: Adhesions of the foreskin to the glans (head) are usually the result of chronic irritation or inflammation. If the foreskin cannot be retracted, it may be advisable to have a circumcision. ...Read more

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Could i get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Could i get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Doubtful: Legionella doesn't cause gallbladder problems to my knowledge. It usually affects the lungs. ...Read more

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Could a person have adhesion's inside the intestines?

Could a person have adhesion's inside the intestines?

Yes: Called Strictures and can be from outside,or inside, after inflammation, surgery, trauma. There are some webs and diverticula that can cause internal obstruction also. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a adhesion and a keloid?

What is the difference between a adhesion and a keloid?

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 more

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Could someone get gallbladder adhesions from legionella?

Never heard of that: I suppose that anything is possible, but I have never heard of Legionella infection being the cause of gallbladder adhesions. Inflammatory disease involving the gallbladder is more likely to be due to prior episodes of cholecystitis. ...Read more

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I need to know if there is a cure for adominal adhesions?

No: So far nothing works 100% of the time. Surgery leads to more adhesions although laparoscopic surgery tends to cause less adhesions. So far the best thing is seprafilm. It works most of the time where it is placed. It is, however, difficult to work with. ...Read more

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Can I do anything to avoid getting adhesions from a surgery?

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 more

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Can you explain why patients with endometriosis have adhesions?

Can you explain why patients with endometriosis have adhesions?

Inflammation: Endometriosis causes inflammatory changes in the pelvis. This causes tissues to become swollen and stick together causing adhesions which may add to pelvic pain. ...Read more

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What are my chances of falling pregnant after having adhesions removed?

What are my chances of falling pregnant after having adhesions removed?

Many other factors : There are many other factors involved. Your gynecologist is your best reference because they wil have best opportunity to assess your chances from a review of the laparoscopic findings. ...Read more