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is it normal to fart alot after a c section

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You should already: Be recovered, could be from your other medical problems please call your pcp as u need a workup for these problems which may not be related to the c-s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
Yes: sounds like "gas"pains
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
After surgery ...: after surgery, it takes a while before the bowels begin working again. Passing flatus is usually the first indication of that. Once someone has passe ... Read More
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Return of GI: function is manifested by passing gas. Any surgery involving opening the abdomen can cause slow down of GI tract motility. Passing gas is a sign that ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chest pain: If you are having chest pain then you need to be evaluated by your doctor. Chest pain can be a sign of a serious complication.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: By gas accumulation i'm assuming you mean within your GI system - that would not be expected to cause backache. Rather, the expected symptoms of gas ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Simethicone: Simethicone is a popular antigas medication. If you are ot able to pass gas at all or have a bowel movement you should seek immediate attention. This ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Afshari
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adhesions: Postop complications causes the bowels to become twisted called adhesions
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A female asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
56 years experience General Practice
Constipation: Post C-section constipation may be related to your pain medication or time taken for peristalsis to start again. If it is persisting you’ll have to se ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gas X : Gas X (simethicone) is a popular medication used to treat gas pain.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Will need exam: That sounds rather strange. I would definitly schedule a visit for an examination. Maybe there is a hernia.

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