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Reduction Of Intussusception Lysis Of Intestinal Adhesions
Please let me know if there is any cure for intestinal adhesions thro' alternative healing methods such as reiki?
Afraid not :/: Intestinal adhesions (or areas of the intestine that have grown abnormally "stuck" together, usually after a prior surgery) usually require surgical lysis if they are problematic. Ask your gastroenterologist or GI surgeon if there are any medically supported treatment alternatives. You can still practice reiki, as it isn't harmful. But do follow up w/ your doc about any necessary tx of adhesions ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Stool in small Intestine means obstruction?Ct shows intussusception & stool in small intestine ,stool seen in exploratory surgery,surgeon did nothing
Can you tell me about intestinal adhesions - serious ones - the form after multiple abdominal surgery?
What causes adult (Male) transient small bowel intussusception , multiple severe episodes during 3 years time frame ?
Uncertain cause: It's unclear why some people are prone to episodes of intussusception. It's possible that a low fiber diet is promoting dysmotility or making it difficult for the colon to transit stool. Consider increasing the fiber content of your diet by eating a pound of vegetables and fruits a day and transitioning some/most of your proteins to beans and grains, for longevity and improved colon health. ...Read more
For Adult Small bowel transient intussusception , is Surgical exploration is more effective or Capsule Endoscopy?no obvious obstruction in CT
I had a CT scan that revealed a small bowel intussusception, a small cyst on left kidney, a small cyst on spleen and a homogenous pharyngeal attenuation of the liver as well as a small amount if fluid in the left adnexa. Are any of these findings signific
Here are some ...: For your current best interest of healthcare, you should direct these Qs to the Doc in the Team since she/he has known of your Hx and can correlate the test findings to your clinical conditions and make a sensible interpretation to suite your situation more than anyone online. Online inquiry at this time may lead to more anxiety & confusion as well as more time/resource-wasting. So, see Doc timely ...Read more
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
Just had lysis of adhesions. How long before pain will go away? Abdominal adhesions were extensive. On pain meds.
Depends: If the lysis was done for pain, not sure it will help your pain, specially if its same pain as before surgery. If done for a bowel obstruction, then you should get better, sometimes it takes 4-6 weeks to get back to normal after an "open" operation. Contrary to what is often said, specially by gyns, adhesions to bowel do not cause pain unless they also kink and obstruct the bowel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a laparoscopic appendectomy and lysis of adhesions done 12 days ago. I feel weak and nauseated daily. Is this normal? Is recovery longer?
3 days post op: laproscopic appendectomy and lysis of adhesions. Passing gas, but abdomen distended, intermittent sharp pains, dizziness. Now what?
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Two questions: Intestinal adhesions are either congenital or acquired. These a fibrous bands between loops of bowel that tether loops of bowel and can be asymptomatic or cause chronic pain or bowel obstruction The acquired kind may be post operative or post peritonitis (infection) One type of peritonitis is tuberculosis that affect the abdominal cavity similar how as it affects the lungs ...Read more
Can severe long term bloating damage the intestine permanently? Does it cause diverticular, volvulus or adhesions? Thank you
Scar tissue: Intestinal adhesions refer to scar tissue, typically caused by the body's normal healing process after an abdominal operation. If they are related to tuberculosis (TB), treatment of the infection is the best treatment, with surgery as a last resort. Abdominal TB is a serious problem. Ask you doctor about a referral to an infectious disease specialist if this is the case. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Abdomen pain and heavyness very frequently. The recent scan report found that, subacute intestinal obstruction due to postoperative adhesions?
Be mindful: Surgical adhesions are not infrequent, and can lead to small bowel obstruction. Many cases resolve without surgical intervention, which is good! the more surgeries you undergo the more you develop new scar tissue. If you have severe abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and suddenly are no longer passing gas or bms, to er. If not, small but more frequent meals, high fiber, lots of fluids. ...Read more
During pelvic surgery they saw a kink in my large intestine. Would adhesions be visible if they were the cause? What else could be cause?
Adhesions are seen: If thisisthe first operative procedure then no adhesions to be expected. On the otherhand excess bowel , especially in the sigmoid colon can result in a twist or kink known as volvulus. Did kink get resolved by the surgeon. Intussecption can also occur and look like kink if intraluminal lesion present. ...Read more
1st csection 4wks ago I've read what issues Csec cause numbness scar tissue adhesions hernias intestinal issues ect do all women have these problems?
Not all women: Those are potential negative consequences as a result of a c/s, but most women do not experience any of these issues. Numbness at the site of the scar is probably more common than the other things listed, which are rare. If you are concerned about anything, call and see your OBGYN. ...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