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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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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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 »

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

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

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 »

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

Query: Hi doctor,I had a C-section before three months. Is it safe to pull my tooth right now? I am having a terrible toothache.   Read Full »


Dr. Kaushik Arya

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have done C-section before three months, it is safe to visit a dentist for getting treatment. You will be giving breastfeeding to your baby and you need to take some precautions. You need to take safe antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medicines during feeding...  Read Full »

Will there be changes in the vagina after giving birth?

Query: Hello doctor, What happens to your vagina exactly after giving birth?  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. During pregnancy, due to the effects of hormones, the lining of the vagina undergoes certain changes: for example, it becomes softer, changes a little bit of color, becomes swollen. The same continues for few months after childbirth too. Thes...  Read Full »

What are the risks of a C-section for a Crohn's disease patient?

Query: Hi doctor, I have Crohn's disease and I am taking Infliximab for it. My large bowel is strongly affected with hundred ulcers over there. Luckily, Infliximab worked for me and I did not have surgery. Now I am pregnant and I am wondering about C-section. I do not want to have any tear. I do not want ...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. C-section (Caesarean section) is done when there is a need. You cannot avoid C-section due to other issues. You will have adhesions after doing abdominal surgery and the bowel will get adhere to each other or to the surgical area after undergoing surgery. This is comple...  Read Full »

Why did I develop back pain two years after a c-section?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a cesarean section two years ago and I underwent regional anesthesia SAB at L3-L4 level. Now, I am experiencing discomfort and middle back pain. The pain location is where the needle was introduced. The pain is aggravated when I hunched back. Should I be worried? What should I do...  Read Full »


Dr. Sukhdev Garg

Anesthesiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. SAB (spinal anesthesia block) is given by injecting drug in the space between the two vertebral rings. Sometimes, the needle may hit the bone as it is a blind procedure, which may cause inflammation of periosteum (covering of bone) causing back pain. You need not worry t...  Read Full »

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

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

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 »

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

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 »

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