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Has anyone had ankle and feet swelling severely unabke to.Walk up to 15 months after a c section?

Has anyone had ankle and feet swelling severely unabke to.Walk up to 15 months after a c section?

Not normal: Ankle and feet swelling 15 months later cannot be attributed to normal physiology changes after cesarean. There are many potential causes for this, and seeing your primary doctor or a vascular surgeon might be a good idea. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Undergone c-section, have foot swelling, pain, mild redness, in left foot. Going antibiotics, painkillers since a month. No benefit. Still severe pain?

Undergone c-section, have foot swelling, pain, mild redness, in left foot. Going antibiotics, painkillers since a month. No benefit. Still severe pain?

Need To: Determine an actual diagnosis. A month is a long time. See a foot doctor in the event you aren't already. If you are, make sure they inform you what your diagnosis is. Do you have a stress fracture? Gout?Infection? Clot? ...Read more

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What can I do about my swelling after C-section transfusions?

What can I do about my swelling after C-section transfusions?

CALL YOUR DOC !!!!: That is the only person who should be answering that ? Since your doc knows what happened with your surgery and afterwards, call him today as your doc should be on call 24/7 or have someone covering just like I am on call 24/7 for my pts. ...Read more

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How to minimize vaginal swelling pp c section?

How to minimize vaginal swelling pp c section?

Patience and ice pak: The swelling all over your body usually will increase after delivery and even more so after a cesarean. Eventually you will get rid of the excess fluid as you produce more urine. ...Read more

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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?

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

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After a c-section, how long does it take for feet swelling to go down?

After a c-section, how long does it take for feet swelling  to go down?

Few days.: Regardless of mode of delivery (vaginal or abdominal), the excess fluid of pregnancy gets mobilized and diuresed within a few days in normal circumstances. If you have obesity, heart/kidney failure that is not the case and a specialist in high-risk obstetrics should be managing you closely. ...Read more

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How long does it take swelling in my stomach to go down after 2nd c-section?

How long does it take swelling in my stomach to go down after 2nd c-section?

Months: Typically several months. Some people always have a little bulge there afterwards unless really diligent on diet and exercise with lots of abdominal work. ...Read more

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Swelling in feet and ankles 16 months after having a c section. When will this go away?

Swelling in feet and ankles 16 months after having a c section. When will this go away?

Reasons: To address the swelling, you may have to address the actual cause of the swelling. There may be reasons regarding your blood pressure or excess weight gain or other medical changes to your body that may be causing your feet and ankles to swell and may not be directly related to pathology in your foot and ankles. ...Read more

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I had c-section 15d ago. Now I have knee swelling with White bubble , and getting lot of pain when I walk.(it's my 2 nd c section)?

I had c-section 15d ago. Now I have knee swelling with White bubble , and  getting lot of pain when I walk.(it's my 2 nd c section)?

Call your doctor: I don't know about the white bubble but swelling in your leg and pain while walking 15 days after a c-section is very worrisome. This is one of the highest risk times for blood clots which can cause these symptoms. Contact your doctor today or go to the emergency room and have this checked out. Be safe. Babies need for their moms to stay healthy. ...Read more