-- robin M
At Mon, 29 Jul 2002, amy wrote: > >Hi, > >This is my first time posting and I'm wondering if someone can answer my >questions. > >Is there a way to diagnose adhesions other than having a laparoscopy? >After several months of lower abdominal pain, I had a laparoscopy in May >and the doctor released many adhesions. The pain came back two weeks >later and is felt daily. At times the pain is debilitating. Since >cancer is prevalent in my family, I later had a CT scan and a >colonoscopy. Both were clear. I am guessing that I have more adhesions >but why should I undergo another laparoscopy when the adhesions will >likely return anyway? I don't know what to do next and my doctor is not >very helpful. > >Can adhesions be seen with an ultrasound? > >Is it unusual for someone my age (33) to have adhesions? I never had >surgery b/f the laparoscopy. > >I appreciate your feedback. Thanks.