Yes, adhesions can cause pain that quickly. They begin forming immediately after surgery and continue to form for only a short period of time. Then they begin strengthening and tightening.
Sorry I can't be of much help on this one, I'm having a rotten day. Gentle pain-free hugs.
Nancy in NB
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