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What is the difference in complications or approach for a first time cesarean section, and the second or third one?

What is the difference in complications or approach for a first time cesarean section, and the second or third one?

Scar tissue: Scar tissue from a previous csection or any other pelvic surgery can make a repeat csection more complicated and difficult. It may take longer to do and their is a slightly higher risk of injury to mom's surrounding organs. If the placenta implants over the previous uterine scar, it may not detach at delivery causing mom to bleed and need a hysterectomy. Even so, most repeat sections go well. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism (Definition)

Autism is a brain development disorder. It shows up in the first 3 years of life and affects communication and social interaction. Check out these 2 websites--autism society of america and autism speaks . Both are good informative websites . I have many autistic patients who do well. Be informed and seek an evaluation ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: cesarean section?

What is the definition or description of: cesarean section?

Life-saving delivery: Cesarean delivery is the most commonly performed life-saving surgery in obstetrics; it involves safe delivery of the fetus(es) via an incision on the lower abdomen of the pregnant woman, thus bypassing the birth canal. ...Read more

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How can I exercise after a cesarean section?

How can I exercise after a cesarean section?

Carefully.: After 3-6 weeks have passed from your cesarean section (and if ok with your doctor) you may start working out slowly with swimming, treadmill, or stationary bike. Don't overdo it, though - 30-45 minutes 4-5 times/week suffice. Depending on your prior habits, you may further increase this regimen back to your baseline within 3-6 months after the c-section. Avoid heavy lifting! ...Read more

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6 weeks pp from cesarean. How long does it take to heal internally and externally from c-section?

6 weeks pp from cesarean. How long does it take to heal internally and externally from c-section?

Post C Section: It usually takes about 6-8 weeks (I say closer to 8 weeks), to completely heal from a c-section. However, your incision should be healed by 2 weeks post surgery. ...Read more

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What is the general procedure for a Cesarean section?

See below: You come into the hospital, they draw some labs and put the baby on the monitor. Once the labs are back, the anesthesiologist will take you to the delivery room and give you medications via an injection through your back to take away all pain receptors. Read below for further steps http://www.webmd.com/baby/tc/cesarean-section-how-a-cesarean-section-is-done ...Read more

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Is it possible for things to not be put back together correctly after a cesarean section?

Is it possible for things to not be put back together correctly after a cesarean section?

Not likely: Cesarean section is the most common operation performed by ob-gyns. This is usually a pretty straight-forward procedure that most og-gyns perform well. If you are having problems after a c-section, see your doctor. There is usually an explanation other than "not being put back together correctly". ...Read more

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How does anesthesia during cesarean section block out pain? Will I feel anything?

How does anesthesia during cesarean section block out pain? Will I feel anything?

General or regional: Epidural and spinal anesthesia block hte nerves going to the abdominal muscles and uterus, so you feel no pain, although you may feel a some pressure. You are unconscous when you undergo general anesthesia, so you don't feel anything, but you are also not awake when the baby is born. ...Read more

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What is the position of the patient in cesarean section?

What is the position of the patient in cesarean section?

Flat : You will be in the "supine" position meaning flat on your back with your legs together and arms extended out to the side. ...Read more

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When can I start exercising my abs after having a cesarean section?

When can I start exercising my abs after having a cesarean section?

By 3 rd wk: Most of the ob&gyn surgeons will allow to do progressive exercises by this time healing will be almost complete. ...Read more

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Cesarean Section (Definition)

Cesarean section is also known as Csection. Cesarean delivery is the most commonly performed life-saving surgery in obstetrics; it involves safe delivery of the fetus(es) via an incision on the lower abdomen of the pregnant woman, thus ...Read more


Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Autism Spectrum Disorder (Definition)

Autism spectrum disorder, also called pervasive developmental disorder (PDD), is a type of condition that includes life-long impairment in the ability to communicate and to have normal social interactions. These include ...Read more