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If no adhesions were identified at the time of the excision of endometriosis in 2003, then it is unlikely that the adhesions that were recently identified are congenital. It is more likely that the adhesions are due to either the These will usually resolve spontaneously over about a week to ten days.previous endometriosis or from the surgery done in 2003.
Adhesions are small areas of fibrous tissue that forms between organs in the abdominal/pelvic cavity. Surgery is the most common cause of adhesions, although they can also form in response to any condition that causes infection or inflammation of the organs in the abdomen or pelvis. Endometriosis can cause adhesions because the endometrial implants can have bleeding and the blood can cause local irritation and inflammation on the surface of the organs in the abdomen and pelvis.
As for the long term prognosis, adhesions tend to remain for the rest of your life, just like other fibrous or scar tissue that forms. However, the body does typically try to reorganize fibrous tissue over time, so that they tend to become less symptomatic over time. The severity of symptoms related to adhesions can vary significantly and someone with more severe symptoms may need treatment consisting of dissecting the adhesions. We generally do not rush to perform surgery on adhesions, as surgery can cause adhesions, but in someone with more severe symptoms, there may not be much of an option.
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