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What r symptoms of pelvic adhesions had da Vinci total hysterectomy 10 months ago. Having bad pelvic pain hard to move without pain. Help?

What r symptoms of pelvic adhesions had da Vinci total hysterectomy 10 months ago. Having bad pelvic pain hard to move without pain. Help?

Contact your surgeon: Follow-up of any surgery is part of the procedure. Contact the dr and ask for information and an exam to assure that healing is progressing as expected. No one else can address your case as well as those already involved. During this time avoid alcohol and tobacco. Cells heal much better w/out irritants like alcohol and tobacco, etc. Be sure to get help. Keep asking till ok. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

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


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What can pelvic adhesions cause?

What can pelvic adhesions cause?

Obstruction, Pain: As a general surgeon, I am called frequently to care for people whose small intestine has become twisted on itself due to adhesions from prior abdominal surgery (sbo-small bowel obstruction). Often, this will correct itself with in-patient mgmt, but it occasionally requires surgery. My gynecology colleagues care for many patients with pelvic pain presumed to be due to adhesions to the ovaries. ...Read more

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Can pelvic adhesions cause gastritis?

Can pelvic adhesions cause gastritis?

No: Pelvic adhesions cannot cause gastritis. These are 2 separate processes. ...Read more

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What are pelvic adhesions? Why do people with endometriosis have adhesions?

What are pelvic adhesions? Why do people with endometriosis have adhesions?

Scarring: Adhesions is another term for scarring. Scarring can occur as a result of infection, surgery, and certainly endometriosis. Endometriosis is an inflammatory process, and the inflammmation results in the formation of scar tissue. ...Read more

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Could a high ca125 be due to pelvic adhesions?

Could a high ca125  be due to pelvic adhesions?

No: Adhesions and ca-125 would be unrelated. An isolated elevation of ca-125 with no other clinical information or physical findings is of questionable importance. Would need to see a gynecologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What do abdominal and pelvic adhesions cause?

What do abdominal and pelvic adhesions cause?

Adhesions: They can cause pain, obstruction of the intestine or other pelvic structures. ...Read more

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When should I start to suspect that I might have abdominal or pelvic adhesions?

When should I start to suspect that I might have abdominal or pelvic adhesions?

Unexplainned pain : If you had any pelvic or abdominal surgery you probably have adhesions. If you have unexplainned abdominal or pelvic pain and history of surgery adhesions are likely present. Women with endometriosis develop adhesions too. The longer the scars in your abdomen or pelvis the likeliness of intraabdominal or pelvic adhesions. ...Read more

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Last year's HSG was normal, do I need another before iui? HX pelvic adhesions

Last year's HSG was normal, do I need another before iui? HX pelvic adhesions

Varies: Only a doctor who knows you can really answer the pros and cons of repeating the HSG. I usually ask that they be less than 1 year oldf or my patients , so I do some repeats. ...Read more

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6months pp from 1st c-sec how would I know if adhesions are causing me problems in my pelvis?

6months pp from 1st c-sec how would I know if adhesions are causing me problems in my pelvis?

Pain: of course there is a lot of reason for abdominal pain in you continue to have pain in lower abdomen and all the test were normal suspect adhesions multiple surgeries can cause adhesion in so many direction that will cause a band like structure that can cause obstruction to the bowels specially small bowel in case of doubt they can look now with a laproscope and discover the problem and fix it ...Read more

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Hi I have fitz-curtis-Hugh syndrome , pelvic adhesions and bilateral tubal occlusion. For 2 months I have not stopped bleeding and not eating . ?

Hi I have fitz-curtis-Hugh syndrome , pelvic adhesions and bilateral tubal occlusion. For 2 months I have not stopped bleeding and not eating . ?

Pelvic infection: See your Gyn doctor , still you may have active infection even possible abscess formation in the pelvi need additional antibiotics , gonococcal infection used to be the cause one time , now replaced by chlamydial organism possible other secondary organism, ...Read more

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Is there available help for severe pelvic/abdominal adhesions?

Is there available help for severe pelvic/abdominal adhesions?

Yes: Adhesions are often suspected in patients who have had prior abdominal surgery, but they are difficult to prove, unless there is bowel obstruction, diagnosed by x-ray or ct scan. Obstruction is usually treated surgically. Adhesions can sometimes cause pain in patients who have irritable bowel syndrome, which can be treated with medications and dietary management. ...Read more

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I had pelvic adhesion removed last year. I'm having a tight feeling where my right ovary is. Is this something to worry about?

I had pelvic adhesion removed last year. I'm having a tight feeling where my right ovary is. Is this something to worry about?

? Ovulation or cyst: What you are describing could be ovulation or a cyst. If it persists or becomes painful, see your Provider and check it out! ...Read more

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Could a mitochondrial disease present with severe ibs-d, then progress to neuro issues? Pelvic adhesions? Pain?

Maybe: Most things are connected.You may also have autoimmune dysfunction. You clearly have inflammatory issues. Diet diet diet. Stop all dairy and gluten first. Consult an acupuncturist/chinese medicine practitioner. You could also look for a functional medicine physician in your area. These symptoms are all connected...Untangling the information is the journey. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst ovaries may be removed can it be done vaginally I have abd adhesions and pelvic adhesions previously?

Ovarian cyst ovaries may be removed can it be done vaginally I have abd adhesions and pelvic adhesions previously?

Good question: Transvaginal removal of ovarian cyst would be difficult but percutaneous aspiration of the cysts under ultrasound or ct guidance may be very beneficial in your case if the cysts are causing symptoms. ...Read more

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Would pelvic scar tissue and adhesions make it so it's hard for me to get pregnant ? I tried for 6 months and nothing i had a laparscopy will it help?

Would pelvic scar tissue and adhesions make it so it's hard for me to get pregnant ? I tried for 6 months and nothing i had a laparscopy will it help?

Possibly: If the scar tissue and adhesions affect your fallopian tubes, this could interfere with your chances of getting pregnant. Your gynecologist would be best to evaluate and advise you about this. ...Read more

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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?

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