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A 34-year-old female asked about a male:

C section 4 months ago (bikini incision) is it normal when touched for numb/tingling sensation & slight discomfort to be from scar up to belly button?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, skin nerves: Those are cutaneous (skin) nerves that were cut at the C/section that are regenerating.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
Fairly common occurrence, time is your best healer.
Jul 27, 2016
Last updated May 18, 2019


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