Adhesions – Causes & Treatment Women's Health Symptoms

What are adhesions?

Adhesions are a formation of scar-like tissue between two surfaces inside the body and causes them to stick together.

Symptoms

In Joints:

  • Difficulty moving the joint
  • Pain

In Abdomen:

  • Bloating of the stomach
  • Constipation
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Inability to pass gas
  • Severe pain or cramps in stomach

Causes

In Joints:

  • After surgery
  • After trauma
  • Certain types of arthritis
  • Infections in the abdomen and pelvis

In Abdomen:

  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Infections in the abdomen and pelvis
  • Radiation treatment
  • History of prior surgeries

Treatment

The best course of treatment is the surgical removal of adhesions.

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