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Doctor insights on: I Had A C Section And Now I Have A Pain Under Left Rib

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Pain in left side under rib by sternum ever since c section two years ago?

Pain in left side under rib by sternum ever since c section two years ago?

2 years?: No reason to delay. Check with your friendly lung doc to have it checked out. No reason to wait.

CXR or noncontrast CT may be useful. Check with your doc.

Good luck and all the best. ...Read more

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Having pain in left side rib cage and left side back and shoulder worse when breathing deeply, had a baby 8 weeks ago by emergency c-section?

Get seen now: Chest pain that is new, especially if worse when breathing needs to be evaluated right away. Pain with, taking a breath can be due to something simple like pulled muscles, or overuse, or to more worrying problems, like pneumonia or a blood clot in your lungs. Get seen now at the ER or call your PCP, or the doc covering for your doc) for instructions but go to the ER if you cannot a doc tonight. ...Read more

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Recently had my 3rd c-section and tubes tied and now have horrible stabbing pains under right side of rib cage and shoulder but no gall bladder? Gas?

Recently had my 3rd c-section and tubes tied and now have horrible stabbing pains under right side of rib cage and shoulder but no gall bladder? Gas?

Very well could: Be gas try gas x and see if it helps if you Re doing exercises could also be musculoskeletal even lifting baby could have strained the muscle. Be cAreful of how you are lifting, pulling bending and twisting too ...Read more

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Why left chest and back pains after c section?

Why left chest and back pains after c section?

Pains: The back can be from being in one position for a stretch of time on the operating table, and causing a strain on the muscles. The chest may be referred rom the C-section abd area? All gueses. Usually a mild medication like an nsaid may be helpful, but thi sneeds to be discussed with your OB-Surgeon to assure all is well with no interactions and that you get a definitve diagnosis of your pains. ...Read more

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I had a c section a lititle over 2 months ago. Since then I've haf these severe contraction like pains the go from right under my rib cage (belly area) into my back, they come and go, and get so bad I vomit acid tasting stuff.?

I had a c section a lititle over 2 months ago. Since then I've haf these severe contraction like pains the go from right under my rib cage (belly area) into my back, they come and go, and get so bad I vomit acid tasting stuff.?

Unlikely: To be related to your C section that you had earlier, your symptoms are rather in the upper gastrointestinal area, stomach and pancreas, so you need to see your doctor soon, meanwhile use an antacid / PPI, avoid alcoholic beverages if you consume alcohol, best wishes ...Read more

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Hi have pain occuring frequently on the far sides of my c section scar, lower ribs on both sides which radiates to the back & temple pain all sharp?

Unclear: Ms. Benton. It is not possible render an opinion without knowing anything about you or your scar. It helps to know if the scar is old or brand new. Are you now pregnant or not? Are all these pains happening together and all the time or separately and intermittently. ...Read more

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I had C-section 12th june 2012, since then I have had constant pain in right side under ribs with burning in back, ultrasound shows excess bowel gas?

I had C-section 12th june 2012, since then I have had constant pain in right side under ribs with burning in back, ultrasound shows excess bowel gas?

You need: A workup. A full exam and possibly a ct or MRI to make sure nothing abnormal is going on.
A c-section is a bloody operation and sometimes some things that can be injured cannot be seen at the time of surgery. ...Read more

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6wks pp C-section & noticed pressure in the middle of my chest sometimes even when I press on it no other symptoms. What can it be?

6wks pp C-section & noticed pressure in the middle of my chest sometimes even when I press on it no other symptoms. What can it be?

Chest pain: That you can induce by applying a pressure over a certain point is usually musculo-skeletal in origin. The joints become more lax during pregnancy due to the release of the hormone relaxin and you are more prone to these issues. However, if you have chest pain that radiates to your neck or arms or you have pain that gets worse when you lie down or take a deep breath it needs evaluation by a doc ...Read more

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After my C Section back in March. I been having on and off nervous feeling and cramping in my chest. Chest xray normal. What could it be?

After my C Section back in March. I been having on and off nervous feeling and cramping in my chest. Chest xray normal. What could it be?

Postpartum Anxiety?: Anxiety is a natural, adaptive response we experience when we feel unsafe or threatened. Anxiety can cause physical, cognitive or behavioral symptoms. A moderate amount of new fears and worries is normal and expected during this time of change. If you are experiencing quite a bit of anxiety, it can be helpful to first learn more about what anxiety is, and how it can show up for new moms. ...Read more

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3 months after C-section relly bad gas pain in chest and back and dizziness is this normal? How long do it take to totally recover to normal?

3 months after C-section relly bad gas pain in chest and back and dizziness is this normal? How long do it take to totally recover to normal?

You should already: Be recovered, could be from your other medical problems please call your pcp as u need a workup for these problems which may not be related to the c-section. ...Read more

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28 yrs old 2 wks PP pregnancy. C section. Been having stabbing in center of chest for 3 days echo & ekg last month was normal afraid of heart attack?

28 yrs old 2 wks PP pregnancy. C section. Been having stabbing in center of chest for 3 days echo & ekg last month was normal afraid of heart attack?

Be reassured: Hi,
With your clinical history, normal echo, and ekg, your symptoms are not due a possible heart attack. I'm not sure exactly what is causing your symptoms, because we really need more information. Spending time consulting with your doctor or with a HealthTap inbox consult may help clarifying things. Please be reassured that this is probably not a "heart attack". ...Read more

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Under my right rib is hurts extremely bad, everytime I walk, breathe or do anything, also my chest is always hurting, I had a caesarean August 20th I?

Under my right rib is hurts extremely bad, everytime I walk, breathe or do anything, also my chest is always hurting, I had a caesarean August 20th I?

Chest pain: Hi KLe,
If you are experiencing this level of rib and chest pain, you need to visit an emergency room as soon as possible. Stay calm, but make the right decision and visit a healthcare provider in person today. ...Read more

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I recently had a c-section and now 5 weeks in I'm having pain on my left side. Should I be worried?

Probably not: Incisional pain is common for a couple of months after a c-section. As long as there
is no bulge that comes and goes suggesting
a wound hernia, or signs of abscess (very un-
likely at 5 weeks) you can quit worrying. ...Read more

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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

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I just had a c section 4 days ago. I don't have a strong urge to urinate. I have abdominal and pubic pain. My left labia minora is now swollen.....

I just had a c section 4 days ago. I don't have a strong urge to urinate. I have abdominal and pubic pain. My left labia minora is now swollen.....

See your surgeon: Its normal to have some pain and swelling after a c/section. If it is excessive, you need to be seen and examined. There are causes of your symptoms that can be serious such as an infection or bleeding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I had my period 22 days. Stopped for 10 came back for 8 left for 5 now back again smh  had c section 7 months ago?

I had my period 22 days. Stopped for 10 came back for 8 left for 5 now back again smh  had c section 7 months ago?

Irregular bleeding: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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After my second daughter was born by a C-section they cut my bladder im now left incontient can I have a new bladder?

After my second daughter was born by a C-section they cut my bladder im now left incontient can I have a new bladder?

Need evaluation: It may not be an incontinence you may have a urinary fistula urine draining into vagina, you have to see gyno-urrologist for evaluation, tests and correction (surgery) of the problem ...Read more

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I am in 32 weeks with momo twins with no issues till now. My OB has left the decision to decide on vaginal or c-section? Pls advice which is safe/better

I am in 32 weeks with momo twins with no issues till now. My OB has left the decision to decide on vaginal or c-section? Pls advice which is safe/better

Twin delivery: If the first baby isn't head down then c section would be the route to go. If you have mono-amniotic twins then the risk of still birth is high enough to warrant a scheduled c section. If you mean diamniotic monochorionic and your Ultrasounds and antenatal testing is normal with 1st baby head down then it is fine to try vaginal birth with the understanding that baby #2 may need a c section ...Read more

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I'm 39, 2 kids-C Section both, 3 fibroids removed, 9 more left, for 5 yrs now. I missed my period for the first time this month but NO INTERCOURSE! Why?

I'm 39, 2 kids-C Section both, 3 fibroids removed, 9 more left, for 5 yrs now. I missed my period for the first time this month but NO INTERCOURSE! Why?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Appendectomy @ age10, 1969. Got gangrene; stitches left open to drain for 6 mo. C-section, 20 yrs ago, adhesions removed. Now I have extreme pain that keeps me awake at night. What are my options?

Complex Good Problem: Solving must be done in person. Obviously, by hx, you have had unusually poor healing, problems allowing persistent infection plus continued formation of scar tissue. What are the odds some of these same issues are continuing at soul, mind, complex/fragile brain+body levels? High. If we are in charge of our body, then perceived/actual injury/pain, no matter basis, can be continued/grow life long. ...Read more