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Will Abdominal Adhesions Grow Back After Being Surgically Removed 6 Months Ago
Likely: Intra-abdominal adhesions form after most any surgery inside the abdomen. Laparoscopic or minimal surgery may form the least adhesions. Each re-operation increases the amount of adhesions for most people. Adhesions that form are usually benign and do not have consequences. Intestinal blockage can sometimes come from adhesions, and pain is usually not caused by adhesions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can abdominal scar tissue come back after being surgically removed? Still having chronic lower right abdominal pain after tah and abd exploratory surg
Very difficult: Intra abdominal scar tissue is a very difficult thing to prevent following any surgical procedure. Many attempts at irrigating, washing and even bathing the organs in various solutions to minimize scar tissue and subsequent adheres ions have been tried with mixed success. You may benefit from time to allow the initial scar to subside but any post surgical pain should be reported to the surgeon. ...Read more
I had keyhole surgery to remove cyst, endometriosis and scar tissue 6 weeks ago how long until I'm fully healed inside
Already healed: 4-6 weeks is ample time for effective scar formation. ...Read more
6 yrs ago abdominal lipoma. Vertical cut-3 hernia surgeries after last surg.Placed mesh and last wk much discomfort. Whats next? Following the removal of my abdominal tumor, i developed a hernia 3 months later- had laproscopic hernia repair. Few months la
See your surgeon: If the problem is discomfort, it may not be related to the hernia, rather scar tissue. If you think the hernia is back, see a surgeon with experience in abdominal wall reconstruction, including perforator soaring techniques for "component separation". Not sure what you need however without a complete evaluation - history, exam, review old records and ct scans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had laparoscopic surgery 7 days ago for umbilical incisional hernia, repaired with 6" long mesh, still having lots of pain left lower tummy.normal?
Yes: yes the pain will be there for a while you can minimizing it by wearing abdominal binder and applying some heat and make sure your bowls are regular ...Read more
Can ovaries still produce endometreosis even after the uterus has been removed? I had an hysterectomy after having severe back pain. Endometrosis had left scar tissue which attached my uterus to my rectum. After removal of the uterus, the back pain subsid
Back pain: Scar tissue, endometriosis and othe problems related to the uterus and ovaries can cause pelvic or back pain. After hysterectomy you should have a gun checkup to assess the health of ovaries, bladder and pelvic floor. Endometriosis can cause pain after hysterectomy, in some cases, even after removal of ovaries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances of a hernia recurrance after 6 mths. Have not lifted over 50- 75 lbs. Had it done laproscropic. Did develope a lg seroma after?
Can intra abdominal abscesses return 6 months after they have been drained? They were caused by a ruptured appendix.
I had laparoscopic surgery through my belly button 7 years ago. The scar is red, angry, painful and slowly growing. Can anything be done?
Sounds like: Keloid or at least hypertrophic scar. Excision, steroid injection, topical radiation are alternatives. Consult with your surgeon or a dermatologist for specific recommendation. ...Read more
Severe pain in right abdomen 7 months after vaginal hysterectomy.Er 2 weeks ago appendix checked out fine.Gallbladder removed 2 yrs ago?
Adhesion/FB?: Nobody can have a diagnosis without you being examined properly . If the two are related what comes in mind is adhesions after surgery with possible intermittent bowel obstruction, . Another option is a foreign body (sponge ?) left behind. It should not but it does happen... Do you have temperature? Was you colon checked out, what does a scout abdominal film (kub)say? See and md! ...Read more
Had ovary removed 10 years ago. Could scar tissue that attached to colon sometime after this procedure cause constipation, bloating and pelvic pain.
Common symptoms: The constellation of symptoms you describe can be seen commonly in women with IBS, Diverticular disease, scar tissue, and other benign causes. Still these symptoms are best evaluated by a Gyn doctor to make sure they aren't signs of something more worrisome, like colon or ovarian carcinoma. Saying it is due to scar tissue is usually a diagnosis made after others are excluded. ...Read more
Endometriosis: Women who have a hysterectomy secondary to pelvic pain due to endometriosis, can still have pelvic pain after hysterectomy. I'm not sure why your ovaries would have been removed at age 27, unless you had cancer? I would definitely see your gynecologist as it sounds as if you have no female pelvic organs left to have pain from. Possible that it's musculoskeletal or gastrointestinal as well. ...Read more
Had a 6 CM teratoma removed 9 months ago. It along w ovary removed. Now have 1 on other side. Will it reduce chances of fertility if I leave it there?
CALL YOUR surgeon !!: U are still in the post op period and were you cleared to have sex yet, as if u were my pt i would not let you let as you could cause a problem with the incision or incisions and u could get bleeding form where the cyst is but go by what your surgeon says so please call him or her. ...Read more
Just had dissolvable stitches put in after having ovarian cyst removed through keyhole surgery, do my stitches need to be constantly coveted up?
Not really: There is a microscopic layer of skin that forms over incisions in 48 hours. I'd check your doctor's instructions, but usually you can open them to the air the next day and shower the day after that. ...Read more
Usually : A seroma is a fluid collection that forms in body spaces, such as where a hernia bulge was present before surgery; the larger the hernia, the higher the probability of a seroma forming. This is typically reabsorbed within weeks after surgery, although underlying mesh may slow this down. Rarely, it persists for months and may require aspiration. I advise you to return to see your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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