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Why does my csection scar still hurt?

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: How long has it been

Post-surgical scars can be tender for many years.
Usually worsening with changes in the weather. If your surgery was recent (past week or two), or if there is redness or swelling around the wound, you should have the surgeon who operated you check it out.

In brief: How long has it been

Post-surgical scars can be tender for many years.
Usually worsening with changes in the weather. If your surgery was recent (past week or two), or if there is redness or swelling around the wound, you should have the surgeon who operated you check it out.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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