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 my elevated platelet count linked to my C-section delivery or COVID infection?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently had a high fever, cough, and body pain. I suffered from COVID during the seventh month of pregnancy and had a C-section delivery before three months. And my CBC reports showed the platelets value as 520000 cells/mcL. After one week, it came back to 490000 cells/mcL. What shou...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from elevated platelet count, fever, body ache, and cough. High platelet count is known as thrombocytosis that may result from blood loss due to acute ...  Read Full »

Even after having a spinal block for C-section, I was able to feel everything. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a spinal block during C-section. But, I was able to feel the surgeon performing the surgery, and it was so painful. So they gave me general anesthesia, and I was intubated. I did feel some numbness in my lower body when they administered the spinal block, but I was still able to f...  Read Full »


Dr. Sukhdev Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. Sometimes, it is possible that even after giving spinal anesthesia the effect of the anesthesia is partial, it means at some parts the effect is present and some parts it is not. There may be so many reasons contributing to it, for example, the...  Read Full »

Is it dangerous if there is blood when breast milk is expressed three days after C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I tried to express some breast milk out to reduce tenderness, but only blood came out. It was not colored milk, just blood. I can send the photos. No milk has come through since. It has been three days since I am out from C-section and tubal ligation. I have always had issues with breast...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and will definitely help you regarding it. I have seen the images that you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Yes, it seems pure blood. The sight of blood instead of breast milk can be scary, but it is g...  Read Full »

Even after two years of C-section, I have back and joint pain. How to treat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old female. I am a mother of a 2 year old boy. After cesarean delivery, I had back and joint pain problem. I thought that once I stop my breastfeeding my problem will resolve. But, it persists still. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need calcium supplements daily. You also need to be exposed to direct sunlight for quarter an hour three times a week before noon. Also, you need Vitamin B 12 supplements. It will take around three months of supplements to compensate the deficiencies caused by breastf...  Read Full »

Can C-section scars affect tubal ligation?

Query: Hi doctor, I had my tubal ligation over a year ago during my fifth C-section. The doctor told me that he had a difficult time doing it because of all the scar tissue and my tubes were stuck to my ovaries. I have been worried this whole year because he did not act real confident. How does scar tissue...  Read Full »


Dr. Shalaka Joshi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Repeated cesarean section give rise to adhesions in the abdominal cavity. That means, during healing process the internal organ develop adhesions and they stick to each other. The likelihood of the operation could be tested by doing hysterosalpingography (HSG) wh...  Read Full »

Why is my body temperature high after C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a C-section a month ago. I was in induced pain for over 16 hours and had spiked fever due to the medicines which continued after surgery along with night sweats. I was advised to take Dolo 650 and Augmentin 1000 Duo, which I continued to take for 10 to 15 days. But, I was not gettin...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get yourself checked with a gynecologist. Also, get your wound and breasts be examined by the gynecologist. Usually, this could be due to breast issues or some wound infection. Do get back to me with the reports, so that I can guide you further. Take care. For f...  Read Full »

Is it safe to conceive after four months of c-section?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a C-section four months back, and I delivered a healthy baby, but unfortunately, we lost him to SIDS. After four months; I am a month pregnant now. Could I continue the pregnancy? Will it be safe for both of us? I wanted to know whether my uterine stitches will be healed by now?...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I am incredibly sorry for your loss. It is advisable to avoid pregnancy atleast for 12 to 18 months after a c-section because it takes a long span for the uterine scar to gain atleast 85 percent of the strength back. Since you are al...  Read Full »

I had cesarean delivery two months back. When to resume my sex life?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a cesarean delivery just two months back. From when can I resume my sex life with my husband? Could you please advice on that?  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We usually advise our patients to be active immediately. You can have sex from six weeks onwards, but avoid a pregnancy till 2 years. After the cesarean delivery, your superficial wounds and deep wounds heal fast. But, the healing of uterine wound will take some time...  Read Full »

What are the chances of having a C-section for the second pregnancy after first being a C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to know what are the tests to diagnose CPD or determine pelvis type accurately. I recently had a C-section and was told I was unlikely to ever have a vaginal birth in the future. My baby was 6 lbs 12 ounces. During labor, I was 6 cm dilated and fully effaced when my midwife met m...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your baby is a full-grown healthy baby. Had it come in the normal presentation, which we call occipito-anterior, then maybe the C-section (cesarean) would have been avoided. As such, when it comes to occipito-posterior, it had to rotate a long way to get into its positi...  Read Full »

I have glaucoma during pregnancy. Will labor pressure cause damage to my eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I had keratoconus and started developing glaucoma. My eyes are really weak, and my right eye is at its thinnest point. I will upload reports from my doctor. I am pregnant and scared labor pressure. Will it cause any harm to my eyes? What is your opinion? I am on Euthyrox 25 for underactiv...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The condition is really bad in your right eye (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Use scleral lenses till hydrops is resolved and pregnancy ends. For further information consult an eye care ophthalmologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-docto...  Read Full »

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