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Can scar tissue from c section cause pain

A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
None is effective: Bulge at scar is result of tissue laxity that developed with time and following acute swelling post op. It is exacerbated by density of the scar and a... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Bulge or valley?: This is a topography problem. While 50% of your problem may be treated with non surgical interventions such as zeltiq or coolsculpting. The other 50%,... Read More
Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Seek Evaluation: Non-surgical procedures may or may not be helpful with your tummy tuck scar. It would be best to return to the plastic surgeon who performed the surge... Read More

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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Need more info...: I am always apprehensive when i hear the words "scar tissue" and "pain" in the same sentence. Adhesions are a very common by-product of abdominal and... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 36 years experience
Yes BUT: So can a lot of other things check with your obgyn.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Fersel
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes: That is one of the possibilities. But there are several others. Consult with a gastroenterologist.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mancoll
Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
No: After about 6 weeks the scars will be strong enough for most activities. Most c-section scar heal very well because there is very little tension on th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadeem Shaikh
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes and no: depending on the scar , body type and healing
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bikini cut?: A bikini cut would explain the numbness. The nerve pathways on chest and belly run mostly up and down and there is no way to avoid them when doing a "... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No unless: Unless your liver was injured during the procedure, c-secetion should not cause liver issues.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Rarely: If you had a ruptured appendix that can sometimes cause more scar tissue.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes Repeat: C section adhesion symptoms may improve as they were cleared during procedure but most likely will form again. Scar tissue is a dynamic process coll... Read More

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