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Scar Tissue Ovaries
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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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
Is it common for women to have scar tissue on their ovaries after a hysterectomy? I was told this after ultra sound was normal. The pain bothers me: (
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
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?
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
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
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 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? .
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
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
I recently had some cyst removed from my ovaries and scar tissue from my cervix. How long will it be before I can try to conceive?
Now: Neither of those surgeries will require any delay before trying to get pregnant. ...Read more
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
Ctabd/pelvis norm but have pelvic pain on both sidewhen sneeze hard or have bm- could be from scar tissue from c-section in nov? I also get constipati
Yes: That is one of the possibilities. But there are several others. Consult with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
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?
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