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What does scar tissue on ovaries mean?

What does scar tissue on ovaries mean?

A Finding on exam: This means that scars on the ovaries were found during a laparoscopic, surgical, ultrasonic or other diagnostic evaluation. They need to be taken in context of additional findings and complaints. For example it may be one cause of infertility or abdominal pain. The causes are multiple. Treatment will vary depending on the cause and goals. ...Read more

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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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I have a ovary that feels like its pulsing I've 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 I've 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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What symtoms does scar tissue on the ovaries can cause?

What symtoms does scar tissue on the ovaries can cause?

Pain: Can cause pelvic pain, which can become a chronic problem. Make sure that you and your partner have both been treated for chlamydia before resuming intercourse, otherwise you will just pass it back and forth to one another. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopy done june 7th 2013 and the doctor found scar tissue on both ovaries but did not remove it. Why wasn't it removed?

I had a laparoscopy done june 7th 2013 and the doctor found scar tissue on both ovaries but did not remove it. Why wasn't it removed?

Scar is old: You had a diagnostic laparoscopy for pain on june 7 2013. The doctor found scar tissue on the ovaries but did not remove the scar tissue because it would cause more damage to the ovaries. The scar tissue could be from previous infections or inflammation. The laparoscopy also allowed your doctor to look for infection or inflammation from the bowel. ...Read more

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I have had surgery on my appendix and then found out I had a lot of scar tissue on my ovaries due to p.I.d will this stop me from conceiving?

I have had surgery on my appendix and then found out I had a lot of scar tissue on my ovaries due to p.I.d will this stop me from conceiving?

It may.: You may have difficulty getting pregnant, but it may not stop you from getting pregnant, you still have to use birth control. If you want to get pregnant and you can't, IVF (in vitro fertilization) may be an option. ...Read more

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With scarred tissues endometriosis and one ovary what are the chances of t.T.C?

With scarred tissues endometriosis and one ovary what are the chances of t.T.C?

Severe Endo & Fert: You seem to be describing severe endometriosis. Further, you have only 1 ovary and only 50% of your eggs. Your age is important and fertility goes down with age. We have tests to check your fertility potential and you need other tests. See a fertility specialist for an assessment and options. Whatever we do now will work better than treatment in the future - don't delay. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue be safely removed off of ovaries without damaging them?

Can scar tissue be safely removed off of ovaries without damaging them?

Depends: It depends on what kind and cause of the scar tissue. You are young to have scar tissue. How do you know you have scar tissue. If you can give a little more information, I might be able to give you better advice. Thanks. ...Read more

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I have had 3csections in 4years. I started having some shooting pains in my right ovary today. Could it be from the scar tissue?

I have had 3csections in 4years. I started having some shooting pains in my right ovary today. Could it be from the scar tissue?

Ovary Pain: Without seeing exactly where your pain is, I would say no. The ovaries are not operated on or manipulated or scarred by the common cesarean sections performed. The scarring would be lower anterior in the abdomen. ...Read more

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Why would a person wake up with the area hurting where their ovaries were removed, could it be scar tissue and why would a person just wake up this?

Difficult: It is true that adhesions (scars) are common in pts who had previous surgeries and they give weird abdominal symptoms. Other conditions should be ruled out like colonic disorders, bladder/urinary symptoms. Let your drs evaluate you. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue from 3 sections cause sharp burning pains in the incision/right ovary area?

Can scar tissue from 3 sections cause sharp burning pains in the incision/right ovary area?

Yes or could be: Other causes, you need evaluation by your obgyn with an exam and ultrasound and u may or may not end up needing laparoscopy. ...Read more

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I had a dermoid cyst removed from right ovary. There is still intense pain there occasionally. Could this be due to scar tissue or something else? .

I had a dermoid cyst removed from right ovary. There is still intense pain there occasionally. Could this be due to scar tissue or something else? .

Yes: Most likely due to adhesions (scar tissue) go back to follow up visits needed for a while to monitor recurrence. Your pain should disappear in couple of months. ...Read more

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My left ovary is attached with scar tissue to my bowel several specialists said it's too dangerous & cause more complications. Is there any safe way?

My left ovary is attached with scar tissue to my bowel several specialists said it's too dangerous & cause more complications. Is there any safe way?

2nd Opinion: Surgeries like this should always have at least one other opinion because of the variability in experience and expertise. Don't feel bad about asking for one. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can your doctor diagnose you with having scar tissue or adhesions on or around your ovaries?

Can you tell me how can your doctor diagnose you with having scar tissue or adhesions on or around your ovaries?

Take a look: A doc can give a presumptive diagnosis, followed by recommendation for procedure to confirm diagnosis. Adhesion is very common and over used as a source of pain. Typically a surgery to look inside, see the adhesion, resect them or make an additional diagnosis is definitive. Okay to have a risk/benefit discussion with your doc about this. Take a friend. Be well. ...Read more

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I am debating getting my tubes tied next week. I am concerned about scar tissue and it causing problems with my ovaries. What are the risks of a tubal?

Very low risk: Scar tissue from a tubla ligation is very unlikely to affect your ovaries. But you may also want to consider other contraceptive methods that don't require surgery. ...Read more

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Can ovaries still produce endometreosis even after the uterus has been removed? I had an hysterectomy after having severe back pain. Endometrosis had left scar tissue which attached my uterus to my rectum. After removal of the uterus, the back pain subsid

Can ovaries still produce endometreosis even after the uterus has been removed? I had an hysterectomy after having severe back pain. Endometrosis had left scar tissue which attached my uterus to my rectum. After removal of the uterus, the back pain subsid

Back pain: Scar tissue, endometriosis and othe problems related to the uterus and ovaries can cause pelvic or back pain. After hysterectomy you should have a gun checkup to assess the health of ovaries, bladder and pelvic floor. Endometriosis can cause pain after hysterectomy, in some cases, even after removal of ovaries. ...Read more

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15 weeks prego, have scar tissue attaching my rt ovary to my uterus, causing severe pain, nausea & high blood pressure. What are my treatment options?

15 weeks prego, have scar tissue attaching my rt ovary to my uterus, causing severe pain, nausea & high blood pressure. What are my treatment options?

Opt in with OB MD: Your treatment options are dependent upon the care you are or will be receiving from your OB md, the greater risk to your pregnancy is elevated blood pressure so talk to the md soon. ...Read more

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Appendix out 3 yrs abdominal dull pain since, colonoscopy result clear, ultra scan showed scar tissue holding Rh ovary to bowel.?

Abdominal pain: Any manipulation in abdomen might cause some scar tissue. I do not know if ultrasound is a good modality to show such a problem. Talk to your GI specialist who did colonoscopy. ...Read more

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How to ease the pain of scar tissue?

How to ease the pain of scar tissue?

Silicone gel & injet: Usually sign of unstable scar formation. Topical silicone gel coupled with either use of serial steroid injections or use of stromal cells/prp injected into scar base will improve the irritation and quiet the pain. Time usually resolves the pain, but itching or burning sensations usually indicate a poor healing at site, needing some attention from your doctor. ...Read more

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How to lighten scar tissue?

How to lighten scar tissue?

Laser/hydroquinone: Scars can be lightened with lasers and or hydroquinone. A dermatologist or a plastic surgeon may be helpful. ...Read more

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Scar tissue after plantar fibroma?

Scar tissue: This is the usual nightmare for plantar fibroma excision. If this occurs I usually start aggressive physical therapy with steroid injections. I also add the cutting edge laser which breaks down scar tissue (10 sessions, once a week, 15 min a session). ...Read more

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What does scar tissue look like on mri?

What does scar tissue look like on mri?

Varies: Sometimes not visible, but if large enough appears like an increased density (white appearing). Mri is good for visualizing differing density of soft tissue, including scars. ...Read more

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What could cause scar tissue in the liver?

What could cause scar tissue in the liver?

Cirrhosis: Scar tissue in the liver is also referred to as cirrhosis. It can be caused by excessive long term alcohol use, chronic hepatitis, bad fatty liver and some other more rare causes. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue infertility be ever be "cured"?

Yes and no,: Depending. Minimal adhesions ('scar') can often be treated surgically and be 'good as new.' denser or more extensive adhesions can also often be improved with surgery, but may still be somewhat abnormal. Whether adhesions are imporatnt in infertility is also variable. ...Read more

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