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I had an oophorectomy about 7 months ago and still have an ugly reddish, c-section-like scar. What do I do?
I had an oophorectomy about 8 months ago why do I still have an ugly reddish, c-section-like scar from it?
I had a unilateral salipingo oopherectomy on April 1. Over the 2-3 wks the pain has increased. Could it be scar tissue?
How long after: This would certainly be normal the first few months after surgery and would probably resolve on its own as the tissues healed. If this is a long standing problems you might have internal scarring, or what we call adhesions. These can be painless but can cause pain under certain circumstances. This scarring is not dangerous. Sometimes a second surgery can clear the scarring - but not always. ...Read more
Cramping: Depending on your cramping it may be from scar tissue affecting the bowels or you may be feeling your remaining ovary ovulating. ...Read more
See your doctor: It is not normal to still have pain 6 months after an oophorectomy. The cause of the pain should be diagnosed and treated. If the surgery was done for endometriosis, there may still be disease present. Alternatively, adhesions may have developed after surgery that could put the bowel at risk for obstruction and which should be fixed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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