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What is the best treatment for painful abdo adhesions? My diet is mostly liquid. Massage/acupuncture?

What is the best treatment for painful abdo adhesions? My diet is mostly liquid. Massage/acupuncture?

Whatever works: 42 yo female w. IBS-like sx's post-appy & laparoscopy. Med literature reports adhesions routine after abdominal-pelvic surgery. Iatrogenic? Absent obstruction avoid explorations. Codeine contraindicated. Relax peristalsis via Bentyl, (dicyclomine) biofeedback, mindfulness therapies, massage, swimming, ingested Cannabis sativa (cold prep. under 180 degrees to avoid "high"; tea, tincture, butter), & Acupuncture. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

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


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What is the best treatment plan for endometriosis?I am 22yo and had laparoscopy to remove scar tissue & adhesions.How do I control pain?I'm on bc pill

What is the best treatment plan for endometriosis?I am 22yo and had laparoscopy to remove scar tissue & adhesions.How do I control pain?I'm on bc pill

Tx after lap/ endo: If your not planning to conceive , the best approach after laparoscopy would be to treat with 6 month course of Lupron therapy. You may then consider Nexplanon , depoprovera or a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Ocp's is an option , but not a good one to controll endometriosis ...Read more

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Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Bowel obstruction: Surgical treatment for bowel obstruction related to abdominal adhesions is called exploratory laparotomy with lysis of adhesions. It can be performed open or laprascopically. Without bowel obstruction, adhesions are not treated surgically. Some docs will make a preliminary diagnosis of adhesions when patient presents with abdominal pain. The surgeon makes the diagnosis of bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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What is the latest treatment for intrauterine fibroids ?

What is the latest treatment for intrauterine fibroids ?

Image guidance: Uterine fibroid embolization is an established modern treatment with excellent outcomes. Mr-focused ultrasound is a promising investigational approach. Surgery remains an excellent option for many. ...Read more

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If I have adhesions. What kind of surgery is necessary for treatment?

If I have adhesions. What kind of surgery is necessary for treatment?

Why?: Adhesions are internal scar tissue that can form in the abdomen after prior surgery or pelvic infection. Adhesions form after most any surgery, and each subsequent operation may cause more adhesions or scar tissue to develop. Adhesions are usually removed if they are causing intestinal obstruction. Gynecologists may have other reasons. Surgery is not necessary just because adhesions may be present. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of soft tissue adhesions from a soft tissue injury in the knee? If so, what's the proper treatment?

Can you get rid of soft tissue adhesions from a soft tissue injury in the knee? If so, what's the proper treatment?

Inside the knee?: If inside the knee joint an exam under anesthesia followed by a manipulation can b tried, but if not an arthroscopic procedure would b next in line. More clarification of where the adhesions r and how they got there would b helpful. ...Read more

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Stage iii-b crc removed surgically 2 weeks ago, 3 days ago surgery was performed to remove post op adhesion blocking the small intestines, suggested chemo is capeox. When should treatment begin?

Stage iii-b crc removed surgically 2 weeks ago, 3 days ago surgery was performed to remove post op adhesion blocking the small intestines, suggested chemo is capeox. When should treatment begin?

Adjuvant chemo: Adjuvant chemo for stage iii colorectal cancer would be combination of 5fu/oxaliplatin or capecitabine/oxaliplatin. Chemo can be started as soon as you are recovering well from your surgery. It can be started 4-6 weeks from surgery-providing that all surgical site is healed. Good luck. It is not a common thing to have a colon cancer at age of 30- thus a genetic counselling/testing is recommended. ...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 !

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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Should i wait and see when it comes to an intrauterine adhesion?

Should i wait and see when it comes to an intrauterine adhesion?

Watch & wait: When it comes to adhesion more surgery can mean more adhesion. So surgery should be one of the last option for you. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Trolice
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Intrauterine Adhesions (Definition)

Intrauterine adhesions. Adhesions are bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury during surgery. They may be thought of as internal scar tissue that connect ...Read more