Could loose endo clips in abdominal cavity be the cause for chronic pain?
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Endo clips loose in abdominal cavity and found at the site of chronic pain. Could they be the cause? Doctors can't find any other cause for the pain
Posted Wed, 26 Mar 2014 in Abdominal Pain
Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 57 minutes later
Brief Answer: Yes. Detailed Answer: Hello! Thank you for the query. Yes, this can be the reason of your symptoms. In most cases clips does not cause any symptoms. But for some reason, some patients are more reactive to any foreign bodies including stitches, clips etc. Due to such hypersensitivity, clips can cause local inflammation and pain. So if the clips are located in the pain area, this seems to be the reason. I suggest you to have abdominal CT to see if there is no inflammation in the clips area. Please also consult a surgeon and consider laparoscopy. Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions. Regards.
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