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scar tissue wrappped around colon

After my resection in May 07 in March 08 pain hd the goining in to remove scare tissue, now 9/08 same pain same are can it be scar tissue again?

Thank you
Tina1263
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Hi there.

It will be very hard to tell if this is regrowth of scar or fibrous tissue around the areas of resection but it is indeed a possibility.  Other reasons for this would include other unrelated diseases such as diverticulosis. Internal hernias (where loops of intestines can get trapped in fibrous bands inside the abdomen) can also cause this pain. Nevertheless, any new pain in someone with previous resection should indeed warrant further examination such as an endoscopy procedure or an imaging procedure such as a CT scan.

I would suggest you inform your surgeon about this and have yourself worked up.

Regards.
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