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Vertical scar line on belly after emergency csection. Why did they do that?

Vertical scar line on belly after emergency csection. Why did they do that?

Emergency!: If it was an emergency c-section then all thoughts and procedures are done to emergently deliver the baby via an incision in the abdomen. Cosmetic outcome is not a concern in those situations. Vertical incisions are the quickest way to gain access to the abdomen as opposed to the horizontal incision. Similar incisions are used for trauma cases (gunshot wound ). Glad you and the baby are ok! ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Karram
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Emergency Csection (Definition)

An emergency Cesarean section may be performed if a sudden or unexpected change is detected during labor and delivery. A sudden placental abruption may require emergency procedure to save both mother and child. In emergency cases operations are usually ...Read more


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I had an emergency c-section; can my abdomen ever get flat or get feeling back in it?

I had an emergency c-section; can my abdomen ever get flat or get feeling back in it?

Yes!: During your stat c-section some nerve ending were transected and will take some time to get the feeling back, however a flat tummy after a c/s is certainly possible and the reason most stars opt for it. ...Read more

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Why is my stomach still hard and round after 6 months of and emergency C-section i look pregnant still bc i'm so little it's no flab or extra skin?

Why is my stomach still hard and round after 6 months of and emergency C-section i look pregnant still bc i'm so little it's no flab or extra skin?

Rectus diastasis?: You may have a rectus diastasis, or separation of the abdominal muscles. If this is the case, it requires surgical correction, and this can be done at the same time as an abdominoplasty. Best to see your plastic surgeon for more information. ...Read more

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I had an emergency C-section 9 months ago and I still can't sleep on my stomach I get bad headaches if I do sleep on my stomach?

I had an emergency C-section 9 months ago and I still can't sleep on my stomach I get bad headaches if I do sleep on my stomach?

Virtual consult: I do not think it is related to your c-section. You should probably see a neurologist. If you want to talk more then please set up a virtual consult. ...Read more

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Do you have to wear support stockings after an emergency c-section?

Do you have to wear support stockings after an emergency c-section?

No: After a csection, the best way to prevent dangerous blood clots is to get up and move. During the csection we use devices on the legs to reduce clots that can be continued until the mom is moving. Generally we want our patients out of bed by the following morning. ...Read more

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Am i fertile after emergency C-section delivery ?

Am i fertile after emergency C-section delivery ?

Probably: It is unusual for c-sections, emergency or otherwise to cause infertility. On occasion, they can cause scar tissue that results in infertility. ...Read more

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How long should i wait for using slimming belts after C-section i had emergency C-section 2 month ago?

How long should i wait for using slimming belts after C-section i had emergency C-section 2 month ago?

Should be ok: it take 6-8 weeks for the muscle to reach final healing stage after that any activity like exercize or wearing the slim belts is ok ...Read more

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After having an emergency c-section, will I be able to try delivering vaginally again?

After having an emergency c-section, will I be able to try delivering vaginally again?

Maybe not: It depends on the type of incision into the uterus, and the conditions under which the first cesarean section was found to be necessary. Vaginal birth after c/s(vbac) is becoming less common due to undiagnosed subsequent uterine rupture, complications, and liability issues.. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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