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Itching After C Section
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
Could be problem: Any pain, fevers....if so need to see your OB asap. If not...can have some discharge for several weeks after c sectionl. Continue to observe and if any pain, fevers, increasing foulness of discharge, see your OB. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. If your pain is specifically in your c section scar you should schedule an examination to evaluate for an incisional hernia and other causes ...Read more
What are the chances of having a vaginal birth after a c section. I have only had one child via c section 4 years ago. After only dilation wasn't happening after 17 hours?
Pretty good: Vaginal birth after c/section (VBAC) has a pretty good success according to current research. You must work closely with your OB. Research shows 4/10 women with VBAC may still have to have a c/section . These labors need to be monitored carefully in a hospital equipped to respond to an emergency during the labor and have experience monitoring VBAC patients. Talk to your OB for more advice ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Some brownish discharge 3 weeks after c section is not uncommon. Mild transient odor may be acceptable, however if you have persistent odor, let your OB know. ...Read more
Not recommended: Controversy over vaginal birth after c-section has gone from one end of the spectrum (no) to the other (sometimes) . Your OB can determine if you are a candidate for vaginal birth after c-section and if you are your delivery will be very closely monitored and preparation for c-section will be in place in case you need it. The surgical team will be nearby throughout your labor and delivery. ...Read more
Uncertain : To the degree you have liver dysfunction will determine when/how your liver gets better under treatment. Most people with hepc often have some degree of elevated bilirubin. Which in turn can cause itching. As this gets better w treatment, then so should the itching. Also a disorder called acquired porphyria cutania tarda may contribute and cause itching. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bleeding nine days after a D & C after removal of placental fragments. Also still crampy. Is this normal??? 5 weeks postpartum.
Urination Difficulty: Urination difficulties can be related to pelvic surgery but can also be related to nerve or stretch injuries from pregnancy alone. A proper examination and testing should be done to evaluate the cause. Testing includes physical exam, urodynamics ( tests bladder/urethral function), radiographic studies, and/or nerve conduction testing. ...Read more
Possible: A cesarean section is not a contraindication to an abortion, nor is anemia, however you may want to go to a provider who has associations with a local hospital in case there are complications, which would be very unlikely anyway as long as you are cared for by a trained professional. Safety is also dependent on how far along you are, so the sooner the better. ...Read more
Please ask your OB: Your OB knows u and how the surgery went and should have already told you that before you went home form the hospital, usually u can have the post partum lochia for 3-5 weeks but it should get less and lighter as time goes on and should be done by the 6 weeks post partum exam, if the bleeding is not getting less or if it is increasing please call your OB as u will need to be checked. ...Read more
I had a c-section 3 months ago. My incision has healed, but the scar itches like crazy every once in a while. What is the best thing to put on it?
Hard to say: First determine the cause of the itching: 1) if it is due to ingrown hairs, depilation may help. 2) if it is due to histamine or inflammation, antihistamines ( topical or oral) with corticosteroids may be useful. 3) if neurogenic, scar massage or topical capsacin may provide relief. 4) if caused by a suture reaction, removal may be indicated. If a topical allergic reaction, cessation of ointments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My c section scar is driving me crazy it itches but when I scratch it, it hurts. I had my second and last c section 21 years ago.
ITCHING: Unfortunately, itchy postoperative wounds are common. There is much debate about the underlying cause. My advice, since it appears that over-the-counter remedies are not working and it continues to be bothersome for you, is that you follow up with a dermatologist. I will search our HealthTap database for a potential referral provider. ...Read more
C section 14 weeks ago. Since then have had a red, itchy rash in a band around lower back. Is small red bumpy spots, itches on and off. What is it?
I have been getting recent pain and itching on a c-section that was preformed 13 years ago, why now, and what could it be?
Common: Here is an answer from another person with same sx: i had a c-section 12 years ago and mine quit itching about 2-3 years ago. That goes along with any real bad scar. As the years go by tit will get lighter and lighter for you. Some people just heal faster than others and i guess . Most likely change in blood flow form weight change/exercise/ medication/ diet. ...Read more
After 2 wks of c section I'm scratching my self like crazy b/c of severe itching
What could be the reason help please?
Itching: Severe itching 2 weeks after a c-section could well be due to a reaction to a drug. Narcotics are a common cause of itching. To say better would require knowing when the itching started, exactly where you are itching, whether or not you have a rash, and what meds you are taking. Even things like new soaps can cause this. Discuss this with your OB and in the meantime benadryl (diphenhydramine) might help.Best wishes ...Read more
My mom has had her last c-section 24 years ago and lately it has been interntly itching what could that mean is that normal ?
Scar tissue: Itching in scar tissue is normal, and i'm not sure that it means anything. Most adults who are 54 years old have a few scars here and there. If it bothers her a lot she can consider steroid injection to help with the itching, otherwise, likely doesn't mean anything is wrong. ...Read more
I had a c-section 25 years ago and in the passed week it has started itching and burning with some swelling around the cut line. Please help?
See a GYN MD: The old scar may need revision by removal as long as you are not a keloid former extra thick scar) A GYN surgeon can do an evaluation as to cause and the best way to resolve the matter at the examination. ...Read more
I had my 3rd C-section on 11/23/2009. My bikini cut incision has started itching alot. It is still close, there is no fluid leaking. Why is it itching?
Healing vs infection: Incision go through a number of phases, including inflammatory. Continue to monitor incision for signs of increasing redness, swelling or drainage. Holistic treatment of an itching incision may be vitamin e or aloe based topical treatments. Mild treatments may include anti-histamine diphenhydramine/benadryl. If not scheduled, then a follow up showed be made. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 29 years,had c-section on 4 Feb,lot of itching n irritation in anus especially after passing stool, problem elevates at night, suggest remedy.
I hv bad itching in vagina its 1st time i never had one.pain in abdomen too.is it infection?what medicine should i take?plz hv two kids 4rm c section
I had a C-section 2 months ago, recently i noticed I have itching, white discharge and sometimes I am passing gas through my vagina. ?
'' why are my breast so itching and hurting after I have had my uterus taken out a year ago''? I have had 3 c-section the last one was 9/17/2010 i had my tubes tried the same day. I had to have the lining of my uterus burn down shortly after due to the fa
Having : Having breast itching and pain can occur from hormonal changes, or from completely separate issues such as a skin condition. First of all be sure that your bra material isn't aggravating your condition, and be sure your laundry soap isn't irritating. If your skin has any changes such as a rash, then you may need to see a dermatologist. Be sure your mammograms are up to date if you are of the age that you need them. You may need to contact your gynecologist to consider medication treatment for your chronic breast itching and pain. ...Read more
I had a csection and was giving morphine. My lip started itching and my cheek really bad and now I have what looks like feaver blisters ..Whats wrong?
Suffering from severe itching all over my body that it bleed n hives when Itch started after csection took Tylenolcodeine ibuprofen 800 tramadol
My son has a bug bite on his outer thigh. The area around has a thin inflamed horizontal section several inches long that he says itches, not really pain. Is this something I should take him to see a doctor for?
My stomach skin is numb from mid right section to around the back what causes this it itches as well?
You will: You need to discuss treatment options with your doctor. You will have to be examined for this problem. ...Read more
My stomach skin is numb from mid right section to around the back. What causes this? It itches as well?
Shingles: One cause of itchiness or pain with numbness around the trunk is herepes zoster, or shingles. The sensations can occur before the onset of the classic rash. If your symptoms are located specifically across a cerain dermatome, then the cause is likely shingles or another radiculopathy. ...Read more
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