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Do Abdominal Adhesions Show on an MRI Scan?

An image of a women experiencing abdominal pain from SIBO which is caused by adhesions.

Another reader has submitted a question that we wanted to share with everyone. Read on to learn about diagnosing abdominal adhesions. Q: I am experiencing a significant amount of abdominal pain and I think it is due to adhesions that formed after a surgery. How can I find out if I have adhesions? Do abdominal […]

Can Abdominal Scar Tissue Cause Pain?

We recently received a question from one of our readers asking, “Can abdominal scar tissue cause pain?” Since this question deals with a condition that can have life-threatening consequences, we decided to answer it in a post. The answer is yes. Bands of scar tissue in the abdomen, called abdominal adhesions, can cause debilitating pain […]

What Are Adhesions? (Infographic)

How much do you really know about adhesions? Everyone develops this internal scar tissue at some point in their life. We want everyone to know about the effects of adhesions, which include pain and dysfunction, female infertility, and bowel obstruction. Take a look at this simple explanation of adhesions and share it with your friends!

Break the Adhesion-Surgery Cycle

We received a question from one of our blog readers, and we thought it would be important to share the answer with all of our readers who may suffer or know someone who suffers from the pain and discomfort associated with bowel obstruction: Can surgery for bowel obstructions cause adhesions? I know adhesions cause bowel […]