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What happens if adhesions keep coming back?

What happens if adhesions keep coming back?

Sometimes surgery: Adhesions are like internal scars, occur after surgery of the abdomen and pelvis, can occur after inflammatory problems like ruptured ovarian cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease. May cause no symptoms ever; may cause pain and/or bowel obstructions decades later. Bowel obstructions treated with nasogastric suction, IV fluids, and time. If don't resolve with conservative treatment, surgery to cut. ...Read more

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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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Is thier any side effect using Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream for 2 yrs old baby with labial adhesion ! is thier a possibility of coming back after treatment !

Is thier any side effect using Premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream for 2 yrs old baby with labial adhesion ! is thier a possibility of coming back after treatment !

Pediatrician: Definitely review this thearpy with a pediatrician- these adhesions can be treated at various ages. Not certain if I would agree with premarin (conjugated estrogens) cream in a 2 year old. ...Read more

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I keep getting cysts on my butt. They all react well to antibiotics and go away but they keep coming back. Why me? This has all happened in 1 year?

I keep getting cysts on my butt. They all react well to antibiotics and go away but they keep coming back. Why me? This has all happened in 1 year?

Folliculitis : Folliculitis of the skin usually affects areas that are little more moist warm and more prone to irritation such as armpits groins where we shave and usually should use a antibacterial soap such as Hibiclens and use Bactroban (mupirocin) ointment to help reduce the chance of infection. ...Read more

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Why does my hpylori keep coming back?

Why does my hpylori keep coming back?

2 scenarios: there are 2 scenarios:- either it has not been eradicated completely OR - you have " ping-pong phenomenon". your spouse needs to be treated too as there is possibility that you transfer the bacteria back and forth. discuss with your MD in detail. ...Read more

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Why does BV keep coming back?

Why does BV keep coming back?

Re-infection?: If bacterial vaginosis keeps returning, a woman may be getting re-infected by her partner. Both persons should consider getting examined and treated at the same time. A woman might recover better if she keeps semen out of her vagina for a while, to allow her vagina to naturally self-clean and return to normal. That means using condoms. ...Read more

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Why do my shingles keep coming back?

Why do my shingles keep coming back?

Recurrent shingles: If the 'shingles' keep coming back in the same area, it's not shingles - it's herpes. Those viruses are very similar and the eruptions (rashes) they cause can look the same. Both viruses will 'take advantage' of you and come out at times of STRESS or other illness that helps those viruses. Hopefully you can address the causes as to 'why' - if not, see a doc to discuss. There are ways to help u. ...Read more

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Why does my vaginal smell keep coming back?

Why does my vaginal smell keep coming back?

See GYN: If smells occur and its new, it could be due to an infection There are various causes of vaginal infection see your gyn for further treatment ...Read more

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Why does my urine test keep coming back inconclusive?

Why does my urine test keep coming back inconclusive?

Test for what?: If your name the test and provide results from the episodes, it may be feasible to comment. There are hundreds, if not thousands of different tests done on urine. ...Read more

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What will happen if the ANA results come back positive?

What will happen if the ANA results come back positive?

Rheumatologist: The ANA can be seen is people with Lupus Erythematosus, but it is not diagnostic of lupus. Studies have shown that 13.8 % of Americans can have a + ANA. When you have a + ANA there are many other tests that need to be done. The first is the history and physical to clarify the symptoms and signs. Then there are many other blood tests other laboratory findings that need to be done. ...Read more

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Tonsilitis keeps coming back! how can I keep it at bay?

Tonsilitis keeps coming back! how can I keep it at bay?

Tonsillitis: If you keep getting tonsillitis, most likely, your tonsils are actually causing the problem. This is because you have deep pits or crypts in the tonsils that can harbor infection. Once that happens more than 4 times in a year or you have a few episodes every year for 3 years, you should probably consider having them removed. Best to see an ENT who can review your medical history and do surgery. ...Read more