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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes!: During your stat c-section some nerve ending were transected and will take some time to get the feeling back, however a flat tummy after a c/s is cert ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Hartley
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exercise: You will need to exercise to achieve a flat stomach after having a baby. Once you have been cleared by your doctor/midwife you should start a regular ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Nope.: A "postpartum potbelly" is usually the result of laxity of the abdominal wall and separation of the rectus abdominus muscles after pregnancy and child ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Brzezinski
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Weight loss: A sensible low calorie, low carb diet and some exercise should do the trick.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Walking is the best exercise to help tone your abdominal muscles after pregnancy and c-section. Sit-ups will not help. Don't push yourself beyond your ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Schnarrs
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Most likely scar : Try ultrasound to loosen up scar tissue depends how long after C-section if its 6 months try massage.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your OB doc: 1st , it depends if you want more children or not, if u do then as long as u do not have an incisional or umbilical hernia u should wait until after ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
32 years experience Family Medicine
Post cSection: It is possible that when your muscles were cut for the csection that they might not come back as strong also it is possible that the nerve will also ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can be normal: It can be normal ,but keep an eye on your symptoms if they get worse you may need imaging
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Post op pain: right side of abdomen and back suggests some problem involving nerve and muscle, or kidney, or GI system. If GI and kidney/bladder all working well, ... Read More
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