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A 30-year-old female asked:

Had a c sec 3 weeks back,feeling muscle spasms/contraction during night twice/thrice lasting 4-5 secs runing from upp8er abdomen to thighs plz sugest?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Norma Jo Waxman
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ask ur OB: Women have all kinds of funny muscle and nerve sensations after a C-section. It is a big surgery and goes through five layers of tissue. Regardless it's important to report this to your OB and have her examine you for complications
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
NSAIDs: Sounds like symptoms consistent with the expected uterine involution. Additionally, the effects of scarring and healing also contribute to the overall picture. A little Motrin goes a long way.

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