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What are the risks or complications of a planned c-section?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: A few rare risks

This list can sound very scary.
Truth is a vaginal delivery is safer than a scheduled c-section which is safer than an emergency c-section. Overall the risks of c-section are very low. They include bleeding, infection, injury to uterus, bowels and bladder, blood clots, and rarely death. Keep in mind that the risks of driving your car would be serious bodily harm.

In brief: A few rare risks

This list can sound very scary.
Truth is a vaginal delivery is safer than a scheduled c-section which is safer than an emergency c-section. Overall the risks of c-section are very low. They include bleeding, infection, injury to uterus, bowels and bladder, blood clots, and rarely death. Keep in mind that the risks of driving your car would be serious bodily harm.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Craig Keathley
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Gen surgical risks

The risks are similar to an unplanned csection or any other abdominal surgery.
They include the risks of bleeding, possible infection, and possible intra-abdominal injury leading to possible additional procedures for repair. The adjacent structures most at risk for injury are the urinary bladder, ureters, and intestines.

In brief: Gen surgical risks

The risks are similar to an unplanned csection or any other abdominal surgery.
They include the risks of bleeding, possible infection, and possible intra-abdominal injury leading to possible additional procedures for repair. The adjacent structures most at risk for injury are the urinary bladder, ureters, and intestines.
Dr. Craig Keathley
Dr. Craig Keathley
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