C-section

The procedure where a doctor delivers the baby through an incision in the mother's abdomen and the uterus is called c-section. C-sections are necessary when the labor is not progressing, multiple pregnancies, hydrocephalus, fetus in breech position, baby too big to pass through the cervix, and if the mother has other health conditions like diabetes or hypertension.

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Is C-section safe after 36 weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, Actually, my wife is 37 weeks pregnant. The growth scan shows that the fetal growth is 34 weeks 5 days. So, our doctor is suggesting for C-section after about a week's time to avoid any suffocation to the fetus. Is it fine to get a C-section during the fetal growth of about 36 weeks? Plea...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best way to determine the time of delivery is by doing a fetal Doppler. If the Doppler shows reversal of flow, then immediate cesarean is needed. The best person to advice about this is the person seeing or doing the ultrasound and if the person is a gynecologist. How...  Read Full »

Is the suggested treatment plan correct?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a C-section delivery before four months. After 15 days, there was a small wound and it got cleared after a month. Now again, there is some wound infection and is showing two holes. I am taking antibiotic Ciplox 500 and Vibact for the past two days and taking Clarithromycin 500 a...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditi Gupta Jha

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your C-section has become complicated due to the infection in your wound or surgical site. The incision sometimes does not heal due to body's own defenses and that can cause this. I would suggest you go for the correction surgery because they reopen and repair the same si...  Read Full »

How can piles after one month of C-section delivery be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has got piles after one month of C-section delivery. She has this problem since one week. She has taken some ayurvedic treatment but nothing improved. Blood coming through stool and it is dificult for her to sit. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Was this delivery a planned C-section or initial normal delivery with follow up rescue C-section? This is important to know. I am little concerned, is this blood coming in stools from anus or from the the vaginal opening after delivery. Some bleeding is common to o...  Read Full »

Is it safe to get a tooth pulled after three months of a C-section?

Query: Hi. I had my c section almost 3 months ago. Is it safe for me to get my tooth pulled out now? I'm really having a terrible toothache.  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushik Arya

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Greetings from Icliniq team and Congratulations for the newest addition to your family. Since, the C- section was performed 3 months ago, it's safe to visit the dentist amd get the dental treatment done. Since, you'll be breastfeeding the baby, the only precaution needed is with the use of ...  Read Full »

Why is fluid dripping from the stitches?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a C-section before a month. A few days after, it was found that the surgery site got infected with some discharge. All the stitches were removed and the site was irrigated and cleaned everyday for over a week with antibiotics. Two days ago, I went for secondary closure. A nylon thre...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, it seems like you have an infection in the suture line. You will need professional daily dressing and antibiotics. Please go to a hospital and have the wound looked at and maybe a culture sent to determine the cause of infection. Meanwhile, you can do t...  Read Full »

Scan shows tilted uterus. Does it mean womb shift?

Query: Hello doctor, I hope this message meets you well and you are keeping safe. Please I have some concerns, I have a 2-year-old son with my husband and we have agreed to make another baby. I noticed my period only last two days and when we make love, some sperm do not go into me. Also, I ran a scan and...  Read Full »


Dr. Ushasi Mukherjee

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com I would like to know about the mode of delivery of your son w.r.t a vaginal birth or a caesarean section. If it was a caesarean section it would have been better for your health for another year. Regarding your second query spilling of a small amount of sperm outside is ...  Read Full »

I have had two C-sections. What are the risks of getting pregnant again?

Query: Hi doctor, A couple of days before I found out that I am pregnant. According to the first day of last menstrual period, I am about four and a half weeks pregnant. This is my fourth pregnancy. I had an ectopic pregnancy before four years. Then gave a birth after a year through emergency cesarean and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anindya Das

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think your GP has guided you correctly. Abortion can be associated with complications, some of which may be major. Your gynecologist informed you about your weak uterine scar. So, continuation of pregnancy can be risky as well. In my opinion you should consult y...  Read Full »

Why do I have continous vaginal bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing on behalf of my wife. She is facing continuous bleeding from vagina since seven days after post pregnancy bleeding. Here is the complete scenario. We blessed with a baby 38 days ago and it was a C-section delivery. 16 days back the bleeding had stopped completely. Everyth...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your wife is having bleeding per vagina following one month of Cesarean section. This is termed postpartum hemorrhage and often creates an emergency. This could be caused by an infection of C-section wound commonly. But, as per your report (attachment removed to pro...  Read Full »

How to treat low blood pressure after c-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a C-section a week ago and got out of surgery with low blood pressure and kept it low for a few days. Now, after getting out of the hospital, I still feel the same pressure on my chest. Also, I feel a horrible pounding headache. It is so hard and I feel the heartbeats vividly. I am...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishu

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As said by you, a cesarean section has been done for you a week ago and during the operation, your BP was on the lower side. I would like to tell you that amount and volume of blood in a mother increases significantly during pregnancy to support the nutritional need of...  Read Full »

Is medical abortion advisable after C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife missed her periods and we doubt she is pregnant. Our first kid is just 1 year old now and it was a Cesarean. We are not in a position to have a second child now. Her LMP was 22nd of last month. I read that Mifepristone can induce abortion. Is it a safe drug? Do we have to consult ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, please confirm the pregnancy with a serum beta-hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) as urine pregnancy test is not reliable till eight days post missed periods. If the hCG levels are more than 5 ng/dL then she is pregnant. In that case as she has been a p...  Read Full »

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