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Masturbation 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
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
When comfortable: Really, as soon as you are comfortable enough to receive it. Usually this involves some movement ... and when it feels like that wouldn't be uncomfortable, it would be safe to go ahead. There is nothing about clitoral stimulation or orgasm that would adversely affect wound healing. Keep in mind your other restrictions and how sexual stimulation might impact your behavior! Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 would wait : Surgical incisions takes 4 to 6 weeks for complete healing so I do not recommend any activity that may increase chances of breakdown ...Read more
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
Would uterine, cervical or ovarian cancer be noticed during a c section? C section 14 weeks ago. Bled after sex few times so am worried about cancer.
No: Cervical cancer/ovarian cancer would probably not be noted at the time of a c/section. However, most doctors do screen for cervical cancer (a pap-smear) near the beginning of pregnancy care. So if you had cervical cancer it would have been picked up on this pap-smear. Ovarian cancer is not common at age 34. I'd see your doc about the bleeding but think cancer risk is low. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer