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Will I Have To Wait To Be Stitched After Birth
How many weeks do I have to wait after a vaginal birth to take a bath not shower if I have stitches !
I just gave birth vaginally on July 22 and had an episiotomy, I was wondering if there is any signs the stitches busted or anything?
Yes: episiotomies usually heal fast If you worry then see provider. But if increase in pain or some bleeding or you feel a defect in the area there maybe some changes Followup with provider if it doesn't feel well or marked bleeding from the outside ...Read more
4 to 6 weeks: It depends on the extensiveness of the vaginal repair, but in general 4 to 6 weeks which encompasses the post partum period prior to the final check up exam. ...Read more
Takes time : Your stitches will gradually absorb over time. However, there might be areas of stitches that take longer and you can feel like it is "sticking you". I had this feeling with all of my episiotomy sutures with three kids! If there is increasing redness or fever then you need to be seen. Congrats on the baby! ...Read more
Yes: Normal especially if they used dissolvable stitches after childbirth. ...Read more
See below: Yes, it is possible and too common. ...Read more
6 weeks: If normal delivery about 6 weeks. If csectio 10 weeks. ...Read more
Is it possible for vaginal stitches after one year of giving birth? If a person didn't get stiches.
I have birth 18 months ago all natural no stitches ever since having our child ever time we have intercourse it really hurts, why?
Challenging problem: Painful intercourse is a very challenging problem as there are several organs in the pelvis which can be the cause. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. The vagina and vulva can also be direct causes. This requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more
I gave birth 5 yrs ago and now i noticed that the end of my stitches is swollen.What you think it is?
It's been five months since i gave birth and my dissolvable stitches didn't dissolve yet. What do I do? Is this really bad?
Ive been having pain during sex since the birth of my 10lb son. He was born vaginally and i only recieved 3 stitches after i delivered. ?
Requires examination: Painful intercourse is a very complex problem and requires an thorough history and physical examination. There are variety of causes. The type of pain, location of pain and specific triggers are factors that should be discussed in detail. Please schedule a visit with your gynecologist. ...Read more
What could it mean if I have burning and pain when I pee after getting stitches after giving birth?
Urinary tract infect: It sounds like a urinary tract infection. It would also be a good idea to see your doctor to be sure there's no infection. ...Read more
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