Could Adhesions Cause pain after eating?

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   Posted 9/13/2007 11:53 PM (GMT -7)   
I may be overanalyzing myself here and should try not too. I have had lots of abdominal surgery and had quite a bit of scar tissue removed in 2004 during a hysterectomy. I was just wondering if adhesions could cause cramping and similar pain after eating that an obstruction does? I feel like I have an obstruction but the cat scan didn't show one last night. I think I will go back to liquids til I see my Gi tomorrow. I took 2 percocet and I hope I can sleep soon.
42 yrs, diagnosed Crohn's 1988, 2 bowel resections, 1 strictureplasty, 1 botched exploratory surgery, 1 emergency surgery for ruptured ulcer, Remicade every 8 wks, Immuran 100 mg, Protonix

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   Posted 9/14/2007 7:35 AM (GMT -7)   
Adhesions can cause a lot of pain and can sometimes be the cause of partial blockages. If an adhesion sticks to a loop of bowel in several places, the bowel can get kinked and twisted. It can sometimes be hard to pick up on a CT scan but a skilled radiologist can often detect it on a simple abdomenal series by the way the loops of bowel change their lie between the prone and standing views.

30+ years living with Crohn's.

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