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Scar Tissue Pain After Hysterectomy
Back pain: If the surgery is recent, then scar tissue is far from the cause of the back pain. It is most likely the position of the stirups during surgery that can cause some back pain after surgery. Especially if surgery was a long one. Anyone who has their legs in that position will have some back discomfort after surgery. If it persists, and over the counter meds don't help. See your physician for tremet. ...Read more
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Deep tissue massage:
More surgery is a last resort. Therefore other options need to be tried first. Deep tissue massage, careful management of digestion and bowels, lots of self care, are all things that need to be tried first.
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Pain: Scar tissue formation is very common after surgery. Sometimes, scar tissue (adhesions) will cause pain and other times will not. If you have no pain, then there is no need to do anything. However, scar tissue is less likely to form after vaginal hysterectomy than abdominal hysterectomy. Please see your doctor if you are having any issues. ...Read more
Could scar tissue be causing me to have pelvic pain especially when I have a sonagram vaginally, I had a csection in 2010 then a hysterectomy in 2011?
After my hysterectomy my stomach became huge. I think its scar tissue. Can I workout to get it down or use body wraps or is it stuck like this.
Hi, in June I underwent partial hysterectomy by assisted robotic method. From last week I am having pelvic pain. Is it a symptom of scar tissue?
Not necessarily scar: Pelvic pain can have many causes. You should document the onset, character (sharp, dull, crampy, etc), and how often you're having the pain as well as if you are having any other symptoms (such as issues with urination or bowel movements). In addition, see if the pain gets better with ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Most importantly, you should call the doctor to set up an appointment to be evaluated. ...Read more
Had a tubal ligation and it was difficult because of all the scar tissue from trauma. They had to use a scope. How dangerous would a hysterectomy be?
Every surgical procedure, including hysterectomy, must be evaluated in terms of risks and benefits. The determination must be made by you, your ob/gyn and your loved ones, on an individual basis.
Internal adhesions (scarring) adds some risk to the procedure; however, if you have uterine cancer, or severe bleeding, the real benefits will still very likely outweigh the potential risks. ...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 have symptoms of bladder infectons urology Dr can find nothing wrong wih my, bladder thinks I have scar tissue from a hysterectomy I had 45 yrs ago?
5 weeks post op hysterectomy. Swelling on left side of abdomen with niggling pain/ burning sensation. Do you think it's just scar tissue?
I don't know: I don't know but your surgeon can give you a more accurate answer if you contact him/her. ...Read more
How to get rid of the bump, scar tissue on lower abdomen after a hysterectomy? It's been 7 months
Abdominal Scar: An abdominal scar following c-section or abdominal hysterectomy can be improved by non-surgical or surgical treatment depending on the nature of the scar. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon to learn about your options. ...Read more
Had partial vaginal hysterectomy 7 yrs ago. 3 months ago, began wrking w/ personal trainer. Can scar tissue cause gut-ripping pain. Will it bleed inter?
"Gut-ripping" bad!: Scarring or adhesions from surgery can tear with activity, and it can cause pain, although usually not bleeding. However, pain described as "gut-wrenching" sounds pretty bad. If that is continuing, you should be seen so a good history and exam can be done to give you a better answer! ...Read more
Complete hysterectomy 4y ago. W/vaginal cuff revision 1y ago. Scar tissue removed. Painful sex. Spotting. Pain in back & abdomin. Low grade fever.?
Needs follow up: This is a complex situation with lots of possibilities. The fever should be addressed first since that could be caused by so many things. Then your gynecologist can assess the vaginal cuff. You may have granulation tissue, scar tissue, pelvic adhesions or a number of other issues which can be addressed. ...Read more
I had a complete hysterectomy 2004 due to severe endometriosis. No gallbladder (2012) having persistent pain. MRI & CT shows nothing. Can it be scar tissue or endometriosis causing the pain in RUQ?
Adhesions: Post-hysterectomy w. RUQ pain queries cause. Med literature reports common evolution of peritoneal adhesions following any/all abdominal/pelvic invasive/surgical procedures. In my experience, many post-invasive-procedure "endometriosis" patients have IBS-like symptoms. Endometriosis is a theoretical disorder lacking firm pathological proof &, in my opinion, is likely an iatrogenic disorder. ...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
I had an hysterectomy, and now have abdominal scar tissue. My stomach is huge. Can I work out to make it go down. Or use the body wraps.
I had an abdominal hysterectomy 6years ago and had random mild pain where the incision was made, pain is more sever & regular now, is it scar tissue?
Adhesions: Have a general surgeon evaluate you as adhesions or a small incisional hernia could be the problem. This consultation should be carried out as soon as possible in view of the frequency and severity of the symptoms. Don't wait for symptoms of abdominal distension, vomiting or severe tenderness which are advanced and serious symptoms. ...Read more
You cannot: Scars can be improved in some cases but not removed in most cases. Surgery is the most common way to improve a scar but other treatments such as laser treatments, dermabrasion, silicone sheeting, and creams for hyperpigmentation can help as can scar treatments such as Mederma and scar medic. ...Read more
Had hysterectomy bout 4mnths ago. Went to obg yesterday for pap check they found 2lumps on the scar area. What could it b? They removed them.
Scar tissue: Probably scar tissue or granulation tissue. Probably nothing to worry about. Hopefully tissue was sent to a pathologist for examination. ...Read more
Have a cut on a hysterectomy scar that goes across my belly. There is a small fold of fat that keeps air out. What's best to heal it.
Clean and protected: Cuts in this area should heal quickly with local wound care. Keeping the area clean (soap and water) and moist (topical antibiotic ointment) and covered should do it. If not, there maybe a problem. Non healing wounds should be checked by a doctor to prevent further injury. ...Read more
It's been 11 months since my hysterectomy and my scar has popped open and I now need an extensive hernia repair. Is the surgeon at fault?
I am 10 weeks subtotal hysterectomy and just found above my abdo scar a pea size hard lump should I be worried I am booked to see my gp in two weeks?
Do not be worried: Update your Gyn surgeon about your situation and follow his/her advice. ...Read more
What can be done for chronic pain? I have ic and chronic nerve painn my hysterectomy scar. My pain doctor is leaving the state by the end of august. I
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