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Can the procedure of separating labia few times per day in children having partial labial adhesion(as prescribed by doctors) affect urethra or hymen?

Can the procedure of separating labia few times per day in children having partial labial adhesion(as prescribed by doctors) affect urethra or hymen?

Labial adhesions: For my patients with labial adhesions, I usually recommend using a q-tip with some k-y jelly on it to gently separate the adhesions.

If done gently and just on the adhesions, there is no reason it should affect the urethra or hymen ...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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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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My 15months old daugther has labial adhesion her ped recomended primarin and force separation i don't want to force cause its painful what should I do?

My 15months old daugther has labial adhesion her ped recomended primarin and force separation i don't want to force cause its painful what should I do?

Labial adhesions ...: Can sometimes be gently massaged apart in the office, but sometimes we have to do it under anesthesia. Once the adhesions are lysed, we have the parents massage estrogen cream into the raw interlabial area a couple of times a day. That usually helps the skin and mucosa there toughen up so that the labia will not re-adhere. ...Read more

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At 3wks my daughter had labial adhesion we have always used the estrogen cream she is 3 now and i'm wondering why we're still having this problem ?

At 3wks my daughter had labial adhesion we have always used the estrogen cream she is 3 now and i'm wondering why we're still having this problem ?

Can recur: Labial adhesions are felt to be caused by mild irritation of the labia, either from diaper rashes, infections, poor hygiene (3-4 year-old girls are notoriously poor at wiping), or just excessive rubbing. As the irritation heals, edges of the labia stick together and become fused. Estrogen cream is usual stherapy.Recurrence can occur, so vasoline can be used once separated to keep labia apart. ...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 possibly : It depends on the location of the laceration, how it was surgically repaired, and how she healed, but, yes that is possible. Patient needs evaluation and may need possible surgical revision. ...Read more

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Is thier any side effect using Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream for 2 yrs old baby with labial adhesion ! is thier a possibility of coming back after treatment !

Is thier any side effect using Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream for 2 yrs old baby with labial adhesion ! is thier a possibility of coming back after treatment !

Pediatrician: Definitely review this thearpy with a pediatrician- these adhesions can be treated at various ages. Not certain if I would agree with premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream in a 2 year old. ...Read more

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Adhesions==what are they and where?

Adhesions==what are they and where?

Same as Scarring: Adhesion, like adhesive means to stick together. Internal organs in the peritoneal cavity or in joints and other anatomical locations can stick together. This is usually via fibrous tissue the body uses to repair itself after injury. The injury is surgery. In surgery, we must cut through various tissues and the body reacts with adhesion formation, just as your skin heals together with a cut. ...Read more

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Which organs can be affected by adhesions?

Which organs can be affected by adhesions?

Mostly intestines: Usually the intestines are most affected by adhesions, but in theory, other organs could be as well. When intestines are affected, adhesions can cause a blockage that may require stomach decompression with a tube through the nose and sometimes surgery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Adhesions?

What is the definition or description of: Adhesions?

Scar tissue: 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 cause pain or blockage. ...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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How are surgical adhesions treated?

Excision: Adhesions may be separated or lysed as well as excised and removed. For abdominal cavity adhesions, frequently this can be done with laparoscopy or robotic assisted surgery. ...Read more

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How to cure adhesion in endometriosis?

How to cure adhesion in endometriosis?

Difficult: Significant adhesions are actually not as common as one might realize. Our experience is about 30%. There are several liquid agents used at surgery but none have real proven benefit. We use "ovarian suspension" as a mechanism for getting the ovary and tube out of the raw area of dissection. We also employ uterine suspension, an old technique, when we do stage 4 cases with significant colon dz. ...Read more

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Why do some patients develop adhesions?

Adhesions: Are scar tissue that forms between organs or structures in the abdomen in everyone that has had an intra-abdominal surgery. Adhesions are normal after surgery, and may be less in laparoscopic surgery. Having adhesions is not a problem, unless rarely cause bowel obstruction. More operations = more adhesions. Each operation increases adhesion formation, as does bleeding & infection. ...Read more

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What happens if adhesions keep coming back?

What happens if adhesions keep coming back?

Sometimes surgery: Adhesions are like internal scars, occur after surgery of the abdomen and pelvis, can occur after inflammatory problems like ruptured ovarian cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease.
May cause no symptoms ever; may cause pain and/or bowel obstructions decades later.
Bowel obstructions treated with nasogastric suction, IV fluids, and time. If don't resolve with conservative treatment, surgery to cut. ...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 is pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion left means?

Scar Tissue: Adhesions are scar tissue. They can form after many different types of irritation. Commonly seen after surgery. I assume left is referring to your left side. Pleurodiaphragmatic explains the tissues involved. Pleuro or pleura is the lining of the lung or chest cavity. Diaphragmatic is the diaphragm. So you have scar tissue in your left chest between your diaphragm & your lung or chest wall. ...Read more

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Where can I find a specialist in ny for adhesions?

Where can I find a specialist in ny for adhesions?

Albany or syracuse : Great sacandaga lake for vacation near gloversville, ny is wonderful place. You want a surgeon to help with adhesions and you live in new york. The closest places would be albany or syracuse. Get to know your surgeon before you have obstruction that way in the future he/she will be ready to take care of you. Eventually adhesions do get better but it can take a long time. ...Read more

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What can be done for pain from surgical adhesions?

If: It is truly from the adhesion's, then laproscopic surgical releases work best. Talk to your surgeon about the likelihood of your pain being adhesion related. ...Read more

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Can gastric adhesions be treated with scope safely?

Can gastric adhesions be treated with scope safely?

Yes: Any adhesions in the abdomen may be safely treated laparoscopically if done by an experienced minimally invasive surgeon. You may want to see a bariatric surgeon or an anti-reflux surgeon because they will have extensive experience in laparoscopic gastric (stomach) surgery. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is plural pericardial adhesion?

Scar: It's scarring of the tissue that surrounds the heart and lungs - both of which are serosal tissues (have similar consistency) ...Read more

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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 is the percentage of getting adhesions after abortion?

What is the percentage of getting adhesions after abortion?

After 1 uncomplicate: Uncomplicated meaning , no infection, no perforation of the uterus, no retained products requiring a 2nd procedure- if non of those - very low. ...Read more

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What do I need to do if I have pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

What do I need to do if I have pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

A what?: pleura covers diaphragm in the thoracic cavity.
Usually no adhesions unless trauma or pneumonia etc.
Most chronic adhesions are or become asymptomatic. ...Read more

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How can I treat right hydrosalpinx with peritubal adhesions ?

How can I treat right hydrosalpinx with peritubal adhesions ?

Gynecologist: This is hard to explain here ou should consult with a gynecologist. Depending on findings they can free up the adhesions and treat with antibiotics or drain hydrosalpinx. ...Read more

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What should someone do if they had a pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

What should someone do if they had a pleurodiaphragmatic adhesion?

Usually nothing: Rarely it could cause complications such as infection if it is loculated off. ...Read more

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Does exercise or good diet keep adhesions from forming after surgery?

Does exercise or good diet keep adhesions from forming after surgery?

No: Adhesions are basically scar tissue which forms in response to irritation or inflammation of the intestine. They can be minimized by having laparoscopic surgery rather than open abdominal surgery. Diet and exercise will have no effect on this. ...Read more

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I read recently that adhesions can only be determined by using laparoscpic techniques, is this the case ?

I read recently that adhesions can only be determined by using laparoscpic techniques, is this the case ?

Observation first: Any surgery could cause adhesions, most of the time pain gaseous distension will dissapper with time even may cause bowel obstruction, one way to find them is by laporoscopy , even removing them ...Read more