There is no way for you to prevent adhesions. This problem is one reason that doctors are cautious to recommend abdominal surgery only when it is necessary. If you are having abdominal surgery, your surgeon can minimize the risk of adhesions by using a gentle surgical technique and powder-free gloves.
Small bowel obstructions that are caused by adhesions require surgery in almost every case. In cases of partial bowel obstruction or complete bowel obstruction without severe...Read more
If you have ever been sunburned, then you have experienced hypersensitivity. Your skin was very sensitive to light touch, warm water and... Read more »
A pilot study published online this month in the journal Pain Medicine evaluated the safety and effectiveness of vagus nerve stimulation... Read more »
Full Question:For as long as I can remember I have been having bouts of abdominal pain, nausea and occasionally vomiting. I am now 69 and... Read more »
The number five may be your unlucky number if you have Trigeminal Neuralgia. This type of neuropathy effects the fifth cranial nerve (CN V)... Read more »
Electrical nerve stimulation (ENS) is a treatment for chronic pain. The electrical energy is sent in various wave forms to the nerves. It is... Read more »
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) involves putting electrical currents into the tissues of the body. It may sound like a torture... Read more »