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Adhesion and scar tissue after laporoscopic surgery what are side effects?

Adhesion and scar tissue after laporoscopic surgery what are side effects?

Dont worry: We always heal with scar formation. Adhesions are sheet like scars that span across the abdomen. In many cases you have them for yeas and never are bothered by them. The risk is one of these bands wrapping around your intestine and strangling it. In that case you will have intense abdominal pain an distention. It likely will never happen but check any abdominal pain greater than normal cramps ...Read more

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Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more

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When does risk of adhesion from C-section go away?Had 2nd child via C-section over 3yrs ago.When does/did risk end?When does scar tissue stop growing?

When does risk of adhesion from C-section go away?Had 2nd child via C-section over 3yrs ago.When does/did risk end?When does scar tissue stop growing?

Yes Repeat: C section adhesion symptoms may improve as they were cleared during procedure but most likely will form again. Scar tissue is a dynamic process collagen tissue constantly remolds never stops in some it will diminish and others will exaggerate as in keloids , risk will never end ...Read more

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Treating Scarring (Checklist)

If you smoke, stop. Smoking prevents healthy skin healing.
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See a dermatologist to see what options are available
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Find out if you're a candidate for cosmetic scar treatments
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If I have loads of scar tissue and adhesions from 2 previous c-sections. What complications/risks would there be during the 3rd c-section ?

If I have loads of scar tissue and adhesions from 2 previous c-sections. What complications/risks would there be during the 3rd c-section ?

Several: Damage to bladder, damage to bowel, difficulty removing/delivering the baby in a timely manner, possibly necessitating midline incision, uterine rupture/dehiscence, and others. ...Read more

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How can you cure pain from surgical scar tissue (adhesions) without taking OTC painkillers?

How can you cure pain from surgical scar tissue (adhesions) without taking OTC painkillers?

You cannot: Most surgical adhesions do not cause pain. If you are having pain you should go see your surgeon. Pain killers do not cure anything, but rather create a new problem-drug addiction. ...Read more

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Treating Scarring (Checklist)

Avoid sun exposure to scar
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Apply silicone gel sheeting at bedtime
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Apply silicone gel ointment in the morning
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I have a ovary that feels like its pulsing Ive had PID in the past with multiple adhesions and scar tissue one ovary has been removed what can it be?

I have a ovary that feels like its pulsing Ive had PID in the past with multiple adhesions and scar tissue one ovary has been removed what can it be?

Ovarian symptoms: First, this may not be your ovary you are feeling. Secondly, if it is there may be PID again, an ovarian cyst, scarring from prior inflammation producing changes in the ovary or fallopian tube, and so on and so on. The best thing is to see a gynecologist and be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Treating Scarring (Checklist)

Perform scar massage techniques
10 min, 2x day for 4 weeks
Use silicone scar sheets
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Use scar creams with scar massage techniques
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See your surgeon if possible scar revision is needed
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more

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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more

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