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Is Seafood Bad After C Sections
No: I have to think of why you asked this question and have settled on the mercury level in fish. There are some types of fish with low mercury levels, such as atlantic wild salmon,eaten twice to 3x a week, is a good choice. ...Read more
Ask surgeon: Everyone can heal at different time lines, so each person may have an individual answer specific to their case. Best for you to ask the gyn surgeon who knows your case best and how you are healing. The answer will depend on your post op exam and how well you have healed. Best wishes to you. ...Read more
Yes, but....: Yes it's safe, but you should definitely be using a more effective means of contraception. After having a cesarean, it's best to wait at least 18 months before getting pregnant again. This is so the uterus can heal and you don't cause increased complications for next pregnancy, increased risk of miscarriage too. I would definitely see a doctor for birth control that can protect you. ...Read more
Is taking vitamin C bad when taken together with shrimps? A facebook post shows it could cause arsenic poisoning.
Possible mild risks!: I'd never heard this & the claim made no sense to me- it had all the earmarks of a hoax. A quick search found many sites saying it's a total hoax, like this one that suggests vit c protects against arsenic poisoning: http://www.Hoax-slayer.Com/shrimp-vitamin-c-hoax.Shtml however, http://www.Snopes.Com/medical/toxins/shrimp.Asp suggests vit c could pose mild hazards after eating shrimp! see comment:. ...Read more
Yes: It can be. There is data to support vbac after two prior c sections. The chances of success are dependent on multiple factors such as the reason for the prior c sections and any history of prior vaginal birth. It is becoming difficult to find ob's willing to provide vbac so discuss it early. If this is an option you want, find a provider that will work with you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
C-section: If you mean the wound is not healing, then you need to see your OB to be sure you do not have an infection. This could certainly slow or prevent wound healing. If you mean that you are having trouble bouncing back to normal, remember that most likely you are sleep deprived, possibly nursing the baby, and you're also an 'older' mom. So, give yourself rest and time! ...Read more
Bleeding nine days after a D & C after removal of placental fragments. Also still crampy. Is this normal??? 5 weeks postpartum.
Possibly: Although i've never personally had a c-section, i can tell you that my wife was uncomfortable after her c-section. Beyond that, you've got at least 1, possibly up to 3 young children at home. That can be exhausting, further decreasing your sex drive. And many women feel self -conscious about changes intheir body after many pregnancies, affecting interest in sex. Talk to your partner about this. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No: The also risk is mild GI irritation. ...Read more
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
please ask your OB: This is one of the most basic questions that your OB should have already told you before you were discharged from the hospital, usually after your OB does your 6 week post partum check then if that is normal it will be ok to resume, but your doc may give u the ok sooner or later so please call your OB and ask your OB before you have intercourse. ...Read more
4 days after blastocyst transfer, is it normal to have nauseas and in general stomache issue taking food?
Follow up: You need close follow up with your provider, call today to discuss these concerns. ...Read more