Stomachs adhesions anyone else suffering?

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Hi 

I had 2 operations 11 years ago to remove adhesions from my stomachs and recently been really suffering dr thinks my adhesions are back anyone else suffering from this I do have I b s which is awfully at the moment too 

thank you 

natasha 

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    Hi, my wife has had several operations for adhesions. Yes they do reform and every time get worse. They can cause problems of bowel obstruction. To help avoid this don't eat gas forming foods. Take digestive enzymes when you eat this aids digestion. Don't eat anything that's constipating this is like having a bowel obstruction. Don't strain on the toilet it increases internal abdominal pressure which can tug on adhesions. What are adhesions. Parts of the bowel stick together. Strand of fibrous tissue form between bowel and adjacent organs. When the bowel is under pressure the adhesions tug on their anchor points and cause pain and in severe cases bowel perforation. Pain killers to deal with this cause constipation. Don't go more than two days without a bowel movement. Milk of magnesia works well. Hope this helps
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    How bad is the pain. Where is it and how long does it last. The problem is when your opened up it creates more adhesions. If you can identify a trigger like bloating or constipation then I would try to address the trigger first. The other thing is the operation itself has many dangers and should be a last resort. Plus the pain might not be caused by the adhesions. Check out that lowoxalate.info. Also nightshade foods. These include potatoes, tomatoes, peppers etc. they have a poison in them that can cause arthritis, pain and GI problems. 
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      The pain starts from under my ribs into the left hand side dr has said that in severely constipated, makes me not want to eat / drink just feel like the pains taking over my day to day.not sure what to do? 

      Im so carefully what I eat dairy, gluten and wheat free

      tahnks 

      Natasha 

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    Sounds like you might have slow transit bowel. I don't like meds because of side effects. I have a home enema kit off ebay. Comes with full instructions and works great. Puts you in control of your bm's. Keep on top of the constipation and you should see an improvement.
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    Sometimes for whatever reason the passage of food through the bowel can be slower than normal. The longer the transit time the more water is extracted causeing constipation. The article on lowoxalate.info could throw some light on this.
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    Have u been scoped reciently. There is also a camera pill u can swallow to locate any   Issues u may have.
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