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slimy orange discharge after c section

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It's possible: 1 week post surgery may have some of these symptoms, but you need to call your surgeon, as they need to know your post-surgical issues for continuity ... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Lochia: Ask your OB, perfectly normal discharge
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
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 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain Meds: That is a question for your physician. Generally cesarean patients are discharged with an NSAID (Ibuprofen, etc) and a narcotic. The narcotic need onl ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your OB MD: Give your OB MD a call who will know the answer to your question as he/she actually did the operation.
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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

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