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Hematoma After Cesarean Section
I had a CT that revealed endometriosis in my c section scar; desmoid tumor, hematoma, neoplasm, and sequelae of subcut. Injection. I have irregular, very heavy periods and pain (even when I'm not on my period). What's the next step and after?
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.
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http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/tc/cesarean-section-how-a-cesarean-section-is-done ...Read more
Many: The more premature the baby the more problems can happen if born vaginally. They are certainly more sensitive to simple tauma to both the head and body. Can cause more bruising both on and in body and the head. ...Read more
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
Yes: You should always feel welcome to ask for anything. Some docs may be willing to perform elective primary csections, others may not. Choosing a csection based on estimated fetal size is tenuous simply because estimates of fetal size are notoriously inaccurate late in the 3rd trimester. Acog has guidelines suggest a csection is appropriate when the estimated fetal weight is 10 to 11 lbs or more. ...Read more
I was told that I have endometriosis on my incision where I had a cesarean section. How is this possible?
It is possible: Although somewhat unusual, endometriosis certainly can occur in a c-section scar, or any other pelvic surgical scar for that matter. It is thought that the cells from the inside of the uterus get "seeded" into the scar at the time of the surgery and can then begin to grow, and perhaps cause pain. ...Read more
I had a cesarean section last yr jan, ever since I cannot feel when my bladder is full and when I go to the loo its painful after. Is this normal?
Hello. My wife did a cesarean section last month. And now the left side of the scar is hurting really bad. The right side is all okay. Why is that?
Healing: It takes 6-9 months for pain from cesarean to go away. Eventually for nearly 99% of women the pain will go away completely withe time. Sometimes there is a trapped nerve that needs to be treated with steroid injections and pain medication injections, but that's fairly rare. She should see her doctor if after 4-6 months not getting better, but right now, still completely normal. ...Read more
Had a cesarean section two weeks ago. A week ago I had staples removed. My incision area is sort of lumpy and hard, actual cut is healed. Do I worry?
No: Give it time to heal and remodel. It will take about three months for most the healing process to work its way through. ...Read more
Needs discussion: If you are seeking an elective C-section for your first pregnancy, you should know that the american college of obgyn advises against this. However, you have the right with informed consent to choose this. You will need to research your physician as some will decline this. If you want a repeat c section, most physians are likely to honor your request after full discussion. ...Read more
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
Baby not tolerating: Emergency cesareans are done when the baby is not tolerating labor, or when there is an emergent condition that develops and baby will not tolerate remaining in the uterus any longer. These include: umbilical cord prolapse, large placental abruption, fetal heart rate anomalies, labor with placenta previa, and many other issues that would make vaginal delivery medically contraindicated. ...Read more
Most cesarean sections are performed under spinal or epidural anesthesia and sedation is not typically used. Rarely c-sections are under general anesthesia.
Sedatives can affect fetal/neonatal behavior as well, so they are best avoided. In certain cases and typically after the infant is delivered, low doses of sedatives may be used to alleviate maternal anxiety/stress. ...Read more
Not really: Smoking will delay your healing--plus this is a good time to just quit. Your baby will be healthier for it, too. ...Read more
Not recommended: It could increase your risks for an infection. ...Read more
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
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
Had cesarean section on November 30th a little over 2 weeks ago and wanted to know if could take baths yet?
I had a cesarean section 8 weeks ago. I bled about 4 weeks then stopped. But it keeps coming back, lasting for a day or two then stopping again! Why?
Depends: Best to speak with your ob. He knows about your previous deliveries and can judge the safety of a vaginal delivery. ...Read more
Usually: Around six weeks- BUT, you need to be cleared by your medical provider to insure that you have properly healed. Take care. ...Read more
1 year: It is recommended you wait at least 1 plus years because of increased risk of abnormal placental implantation when you conceive earlier. ...Read more
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