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green discharge after c section

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Post CS: Could happen. make sure there is no pain and fever and discharge is not foul smelling. if discharge is foul smelling or itching/ pain, then get some s ... Read More
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your OB MD: If you have already had your 6 week post partum checkup then call your OB MD and ask his/her advice on this issue as they will have all the facts in y ... Read More
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecologist: Lochia, the discharge after delivery, lasts shorter after a c/section than after a vaginal delivery, typically not much more than 3 weeks, and it will ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
YES: go be checked ASAP.
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Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perhaps: If you have pain and or a fever and or foul discharge, it could be an infection and you will need to see your obstetrician. If not, no worries. It is ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Eaker
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: This can be normal but you also have to think about the possibility of infection if you are running a fever or are very tender over the lower abdomen
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgical wound: Patients can sometime develop skin infections in an 'old' surgical wound. I have seen cases of wound endometriosis that can cause pain and swelling in ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lochia: This is kinda far out, but possible lochia if never stopped the discharge. Could be a period trying to happen. Other possibility is infection. See you ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: it is not an issue of your cesarean section, but more likely the issue of post pregnancy changes affecting vaginal discharge issues. Not to worry. Not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Some brownish discharge 3 weeks after c section is not uncommon. Mild transient odor may be acceptable, however if you have persistent odor, let your ... Read More
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Dr. Alexandra Schmidt
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be normal: If you are experiencing a fever also please see a healthcare professional immediately. Also if you are experiencing itching and or an odor you should ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be normal: check with your doctor to evaluate for possible infection

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