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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

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What will happen if the ANA results come back positive?

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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How is that my hernia in my bellybutton keep continuing to come back?

How is that my hernia in my bellybutton keep continuing to come back?

How so?: Do you mean that the bulge keeps yo-yo'ing in-and-out? That's the nature of hernias & will continue until the hole is (surgically) closed, or; do you mean the hernia was previously repaired & now recurred? Surgical repair with mesh should reduce the chance of this happening again. ...Read more

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I've had back pain off and on for years. Why does it keep coming back?

I've had back pain off and on for years. Why does it keep coming back?

Because U are alive: Back pain is one of the most common experiences of being human. When it happens, being aware of what you did how and avoiding it in the future is called learning. Many factors can cause or contribute to back pain. Some are serious and must be considered, but the vast majority of causes are mechanical. See a doctor who is also a mechanic academyofosteopathy.Org has a doctor finder 4 one near u. ...Read more

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What happens if a person had keloids in past is it possible they will come back again?

What happens if a person had keloids in past is it possible they will come back again?

Keloids: Most keloids do not come back after they regress. whoever, occasionally, a keloid will regain momentum if there is additional injury to the scar. ...Read more

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Whitespot on my skin always coming back.Used canesten and trosyd already but nothing happened?

Whitespot on my skin always coming back.Used canesten and trosyd already but nothing happened?

White spot: The spot may represent a fungus which lasts for 6-8 weeks and medication does not help. ...Read more

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I keep getting symptoms of uti but tests always come back negative. Could it be to do with diet?

I keep getting symptoms of uti but tests always come back negative. Could it be to do with diet?

Ans: Well what kind of diet do you have? You could try drinking cranberry juice. But also may be a hygiene issue or another vaginal issue. Discuss symptoms I detail with your doctor ...Read more

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Gastritis why does it keep coming back if i'm avoiding the caffeine etc like the dr told me too?

Gastritis why does it keep coming back if i'm avoiding the caffeine etc like the dr told me too?

Other factors like: Stress, skipping meals, eating spicy or acidic foods, drinking soda/alcohol can contribute as well. Take your meds ppi(omeprazole ) & antacids religiously for at least two months and follow up with your dr. Take care ! ...Read more

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How can I tell when i'm pregnant if the tests keep coming back negative but I have all the signs?

How can I tell when i'm pregnant if the tests keep coming back negative but I have all the signs?

If all the tests: Are negative for pregnancy, your symptoms could be from problems related to your uterus, ovaries, intestines, stomach, or hormonal, stress related or psychological in nature.Get reassurance from your dr. God bless u. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pelvic-pain/my00124. ...Read more

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I have had 9 litho's in two years stones keep coming back now i am having spasms in the kidney why?

I have had 9 litho's in two years stones keep coming back now i am having spasms in the kidney why?

May be passing stone: If a stone is going down the ureter (the tube between the kidney and the bladder), you may have pain as the ureter is distended. You need to see your urologist. You may also want to see a nephrologist or go to a stone clinic at a regional medical center to define the type of stone formation and find treatment to decrease the frequency of stone formation ...Read more

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Cold sores keep coming back recently. I haven't changed my diet or anything so what is the problem?

Cold sores keep coming back recently. I haven't changed my diet or anything so what is the problem?

Stress?: Stress in the form of emotional or physical stress can cause cold sores to recur. Sun exposure causes it in some people as well. You can take medication daily to suppress the herpes virus. See your doctor about this. ...Read more