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Why Does My Csection Scar Still Hurt
Painful scars: If your scar is recent, it may take sometime to stop hurting because the healing process takes awhile. While the scar may seem solid, collagen remodelling occurs as well as nerves growing back in and this can make a scar sensitive. It could hurt if there is a hernia or infection so if the scar seems to be hurting more each day or there is swelling, pain or fever, see your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had to have a c-section 6 months ago. My scar is horrendous and still hurts now and then. Is there anything I can do?
I had a c-section 8 months ago and im getting really bad stabbing pains where my scar is and the area is still quite numb and it hurts if pressed down?
Its been 11 wks since csection and bowels still hurt. BMs are normal, not painful, but a lot of discomfort in area between belly button and scar. ?
Follow up visit: It is not clear what is meant by your bowels hurting. At 11 weeks postop typically the surgical recovery is complete. See your obgyn for a detailed history and physical exam to help narrow down the possible causes and find a solution ...Read more
I had an oophorectomy about 8 months ago why do I still have an ugly reddish, c-section-like scar from it?
I had an oophorectomy about 7 months ago and still have an ugly reddish, c-section-like scar. What do I do?
2 years since c-section. Still pinch, stabbing feelings also feels like my scar is gonna rip open. Is this normal?
Adhesions: You may have adhesions under the old surface scar, in which intra-abdominal structure "stick & pull" under the scar. Ask your MD to evaluate your abdomen by examination to possibly confirm or not. Sometimes, adhesions can only be seen by further surgery such as Laparoscopy but can also be reduced by the same. ...Read more
C-section it's over 3 yrs and still have severe pain below my bellybutton and above my scar when it is pushed on or when bending over. Why?
Please see your OBGY: Probably have scar tissue which may require surgery. ...Read more
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