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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Adhesions is a condition in which two or more organs or organ surfaces are stuck together. Adhesions are common after surgery or infection, in which the healing response causes scar tissue to connect organs that normally should slide around freely. Adhesions can cause symptoms such as abdominal ...Read more
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 !
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
Ask your doctor: ANA stands for antinuclear antibody and is a very good test to help you diagnosed autoimmune diseases like lupus but the fact that is positive alone may not mean anything. Actually healthy individuals can have a positive test, others that have been infected with certain type of virus also can have a positive test, sometimes is positive in thyroid disease, etc. ...Read more
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