Post Vasectomy Pain Forum

Does consistent use of nsaids increase scar tissue

I just found this when researching Aleve vs ibuprofen. I wonder if true. All I keep hearing from docs is “take nsaids”. I am going to do my best to gut this reversal recovery out with turmeric, arnica and anti-inflammatory diet.

“Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or their selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitors are frequently used as a pain-killer. However, both NSAIDs and COX-2 inhibitors inhibit PGE2 production, which might exacerbate excessive scar formation, especially when used during the later proliferative phase. Therefore, a balance between cytokines and medication in the pathogenesis of wound healing is needed. “