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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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When can we start massaging the stomach and incision after c sec?

When can we start massaging the stomach and incision after c sec?

Nurse : Your nurse will start massaging the top of the uterine which is called the fundus immediately after surgery-- usually in the recovery room. This will be fine periodically in the first 24 hrs after delivery ...Read more

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Can u get a tummy tuck if I had 3 c section?

Can u get a tummy tuck if I had 3 c section?

Yes ,can be done: First reach the ideal weight goal , tune up your body ( and possibly this is lost C section ! ) See trained plastic surgeon and you will be happy with out come ( results ) ...Read more

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How to burn belly fat after a c section. ?

How to burn belly fat after a c section. ?

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

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Could i lose my belly after c section?

Could i lose my belly after c section?

Maybe: Walking is the best exercise to help tone your abdominal muscles after pregnancy and c-section. Sit-ups will not help. Don't push yourself beyond your limits. ...Read more

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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.

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

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Can I use treadmill after c section?i am 3 weeks post c section.when can I start excercising?

Can I use treadmill after c section?i am 3 weeks post c section.when can I start excercising?

Slowly: You should be fine walking (not running) on the treadmill now. The important thing is that you avoid lifting or straining.If it hurts, stop. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can transverse baby at 33 weeks pregnant lead to c section?

Can transverse baby at 33 weeks pregnant lead to c section?

Too soon : It's too soon to determine the need for a c section at 33 weeks. Your baby could still change its position over the next 5-6 weeks. If your baby remains transverse or becomes breech late in pregnancy, you will need a c section. However, it is simply too early to tell right now. Discuss this with your obgyn. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can we tie a cotton cloth on abdomen post a c sec to tighten the muscles and incision had a c sec 3 weeks back?

Can we tie a cotton cloth on abdomen post a c sec to tighten the muscles and incision had a c sec 3 weeks back?

Post C-section: For continuity of care and since the OB/GYN surgeon who performed your c-section knows your case and post operative course the best, it is very important to simply call them and ask about what you can and can not do regarding the post operative course. Most surgeons will want to see you post operatively anyway and then you are assured to be getting the best advice and care. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can c section (14 weeks ago) cause PID? Had abdomen, back and hip pain since few weeks after section.

Can c section (14 weeks ago) cause PID? Had abdomen, back and hip pain since few weeks after section.

No: A Cesarian in not likely to cause PID 14 weeks later. Days to 1 to 2 weeks after a Cesarian delivery, an infection can develop in the uterine incision, the endometrial- myometrial tissues (endomyometritis) ...the surrounding organs, Falopian tubes, ovaries parametria....not 14 weeks later. Would be valuable to seek a Gyn reevaluation to determine the cause and get a treatment of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Does bloated stomach after surgical abortion goes back to normal?

Does bloated stomach after surgical abortion goes back to normal?

Yes: Make sure you are drinking plenty of water and keeping regular fiber intake to have regular bowel movements. If you have pain in the belly, constipation, fever? --- see MD ...Read more

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How long after a c sectiin can I start moving around?

How long after a c sectiin can I start moving around?

Soon: In the hours after a csection, mothers are encouraged to get up and walk around. This prevents formation of dangerous blood clots and constipation. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal after two years to bleed in the belly button from gallbladder surgery?

Please advise if it's normal after two years to bleed in the belly button from gallbladder surgery?

Not normal: This is not normal, and not expected. Someone with these symptoms should return to the surgeon who did the surgery if possible, or if not possible, a general surgeon familiar with gallbladder surgery. ...Read more

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When can you drink soda after a c section ?

Better to wait: Carbonated beverages have a tendency to increase gas/bloating in the belly. Most people recovering from surgery, especially abdominal surgery, are better off waiting to consume these beverages while the intestines regain normal function. Gas/bloating in this case will worsen pain/discomfort. More information about your case in a consult may help better guide a personalized timeline. ...Read more