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Belly Pooch After C Section
I'm having trouble losing my belly ever since I got my c-section done, I have no feelings at the bottom of my belly?
2 weeks post c-section. Pain went away quick and now my abdomen above the cut is hurting bad again. Normal or cause for concern?
Hello) for a few months I have some kind of discomfort in the right side of my abdomen and in my back, especially after physical activity. I just had my 2nd c-section 4 months ago. I had my abdomen scanned, the results are normal. What is it?
Post op pain: Right side of abdomen and back suggests some problem involving nerve and muscle, or kidney, or GI system. If GI and kidney/bladder all working well, perhaps a nerve was damaged and needs time to recover. Coordinate with primary care practitioner and work with Physical therapy on the muscle recovery. ...Read more
C-section: Does not cause belly fat. Eating more than you burn off causes belly and all other fat to accumulate. The only way to remove it is by eating less and exercising more. 3500 calories to the pound. Plus you don't get to choose from where you body will break down the fat. ...Read more
Just had a c section above belly button there is a buldge should I be concerned it's been 2 weeks and 3 days. What would it be?
It may be normal: During C Section, the abdominal muscle are cut through to del;iver a baby&sewn back again. Afew weeks recovery is needed to allow the stitches from surgery to heal. Sometimes fat tend to deposit in the abdomen&is tough to get rid off. With exercise and fitness programme it can be corrected. Sometimes the muscles don't heal&there is an opening &part of bowel comes out causng Hernia.if it persists check ...Read more
Cold sensation in abdomen are is it related to nerves locate in the abdomen? I have had two c-section last one was july 2011 could it be from scar tis
It could be:
May be other causes, but after c-section nerves can be disrupted and more frequently can get numbness which usually resolves over time as nerves grow back slowly but please call your OB for an evaluation
go hoosiers. ...Read more
I started working out everyday for 30-60 min using home workout videos (jillian michaels) what foods help to cut belly fat after c-section im 5'2 118l?
Avoid sugars & carbs: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Lump in the abdomen without pain, I gave barth in 2002 with c, section and now about two months ago I felt lump in my abdmen but I don't fell fain, please?
I just had my baby 9 days ago after a c section. Recently, the left abdomen is swollen and painful. Did I pull an internal stitch?
I had a C-section 5.5 weeks ago and I have a sharp pain near my belly button it worsens when I press on it or lay on it what can this be?
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs and other studies, can he/she determine what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Its been 7 weeks since my C-section and I just recently started feeling what seems to be baby kicks in my lower abdomen... What is this?
My c-section is closing like a flap cuz I have a belly over the open wound & I might need it to be cauterized; does it hurt during the procedure?
I had a C-section 4 months ago and now have pain on my lower left side of the abdomen. Feels like a bruise but no bruise is there. What could it be?
Scar tissue: It could be scar tissue, depends on the way you heal. It is a good idea to get your doctor to examine you if the pain gets worse. ...Read more
I had a C Section 10 weeks ago and for the past 4 days I have had severe pain on my right side right above my belly button. It is causing me to double?
Go see MD: You need to go see your OB MD "double time" to have this pain evaluated. ...Read more
Diet + exercise: Reducing belly fat, with or without c section, or fat any where in the body requires a long term commitment to caloric restriction and exercise. There is no magic potion to correct it quickly and easily. ...Read more
Pain after c/section: Surgical stitches take about 10-14 days to heal well enough where they shouldn't open as you described. Your pain could be gas, or ulcers if you've taken a lot of NSAID like Motrin, or it could be from complications that can occur after any surgery. See your surgeon to make sure. ...Read more
Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. Talk with your doctor about when it is safe to start exercising after giving birth. Best of luck! ...Read more
What's the best way too lose weight especially round my belly and thighs. Had a baby 9 weeks ago by c section.
Diet and exercise: There are no secrets. It's hard work. ...Read more
After a c-section when can I start to excersice to get rid of this belly? Can I do abdominals and things like that?
4 weeks: Most recommendations are to allow 4 (sometimes 6) weeks before resuming strenuous activity such as abdominal exercises. ...Read more
How to reduce my post natal abdomen after c section. I have started using post natal belt after 6 weeks but still I can't get flat stomach.
Exercise: You will need to exercise to achieve a flat stomach after having a baby. Once you have been cleared by your doctor/midwife you should start a regular program. It is not necessary to focus only on your abdominal muscles. Once you are finished breast feeding, start a lower calorie diet if you haven't returned to your prepregnancy weight. Persistance and time will help you get your body back. ...Read more
When I stretch or bend different ways it feels like a little muscle to the right of my belly button about 4" is tearing. C-section 5/26/12. Why?
Misaligned suturing: The suturing of C-section can be limiting the strech of layers of tissue......... ...Read more