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Cesarean Section

Cesarean section, commonly referred to as C-section or cesarean birth, is a surgical technique in which one or more infants are born through an incision performed in the mother's belly, which is frequently used because vaginal delivery might put both the baby and mother at risk.

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What are the common health problems seen in a baby born through C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached the reports of my son. It was a C-section delivery. Kindly review his report and determine the risk of long-term. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the entire report sent by you (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). As per my knowledge and understanding, the baby is doing fine and should do fine ahead. Regarding the clicking felt at the hip joint, local sonography of the hi...  Read Full »

What are the causes of hair loss after C-section deliveries?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old married woman with two children delivered via C-sections. Recently, I have been experiencing significant hair loss, which began four months ago, and has been progressively worsening. Alongside this issue, I was diagnosed with high cholesterol three months ago, with ...  Read Full »

Dr. G. S. S. Sandeep

Answer: Hi Welcome back to Your current issue revolves around postpartum telogen effluvium, which has been exacerbated by sudden weight loss, inducing a form of stress on your hair, now categorized as chronic telogen effluvium. To address this, consider incorporating Folihair's new hair supp...  Read Full »

I am 36 weeks pregnant with a right ovarian cyst. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 weeks pregnant with a right ovarian cyst. Should I go for caesarean or normal delivery? Please help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. A simple cyst is never an indication of a cesarean. After a normal vaginal delivery, you can have a scan of the abdomen and pelvis after six weeks. In this scan, only if the cyst is significant, it must be removed. Other indications for surge...  Read Full »

Is it safe for me to opt for VBAC for my second pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a category 2 cesarean section a few years back. I am pregnant again. I wanted to know if I am a good candidate for a VBAC, given my background for the cesarean I had two years ago. I would like to understand the following: 1. Why was my son in fetal distress? Why did he have he...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can provide some information based on what you have shared. Regarding your son's fetal distress and poor condition at birth, it is possible that there were underlying medical issues that caused this. Fetal distress can be caused by a variety of factors, including ...  Read Full »

I have been bleeding after Cesarean surgery. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I went through a cesarean last month, and the doctor informed me bleeding lasts up to 7 to 9 days as they cleared most of it. It has been 25 days, and I am still bleeding. I am anemic, and I had an 8.6 g/dL hemoglobin level when I went through a cesarean. I am having too much back pain ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concerns. After a cesarean section, it is normal to experience some bleeding, known as lochia, for several weeks. However, if the bleeding persists for longer than expected or if you are experiencing other symptoms like severe pain, swelling, or chan...  Read Full »

Is my newborn's stem cell report cause for concerning?

Query: Hello doctor,My younger son was born this month, weighing 5.291 pounds through a cesarean delivery. We took the opportunity to collect his stem cells for preservation during the delivery. Today, I received the report via email and have attached it. Could you kindly review it to check if there are an...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I read your query and understood your concern. Based on this report, the current findings appear normal for the child's age. However, the lab is uncertain about the presence of HbS (sickle cells). Confirmation can only be obtained after th...  Read Full »

I feel pain during sex.I tried lubricants.But nothing works.

Query: Hello doctor, I feel pain during sex. It has been 5 months after my C-section. I tried lubricants during sex, like lube, vaseline and oil. But nothing works.The pain remains the same. Please suggest remedy for this issue of mine.  Read Full »

Dr. Pankaj Kumar Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to have given very little information regarding your query as you have not mentioned your age, marital status, number of children, age when you got married, number of past surgeries (C-sections). Pain during sex has many causes. It may include past C-section also and ther...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy after cesarean delivery. How do I overcome this?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been diagnosed of having peripartum cardiomyopathy after delivery through cesarean section. I want to know how I can deduce the improvement of my condition. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajiv Kumar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What is peripartum cardiomyopathy? Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a rare type of heart failure. It occurs during pregnancy or immediately after delivery. The condition weakens the heart muscle and causes the heart to become enlarged. As a result, the heart cannot pump blo...  Read Full »

I am a 31-year-old female, and I have bleeding between my periods. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 31-year-old female, and I have bleeding between my periods. My usual bleeding cycle is 34 days. I have one son. I got a C-section seven years ago. For the past four months, I have been getting a mild little dark than usual, bleeding exactly on the 13 to 15th day after my period. It ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. This is mostly ovulation bleeding, which happens in some females and is entirely normal. Pain has many causes, and get an ultrasound scan and let me know. Till then, you can take the Meftal-Spas tablet twice after a meal for three days. If th...  Read Full »

I have been tested positive for cytomegalovirus IgG and rubella IgG. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 31 years old. I will soon start trying to get pregnant and do the TORCH tests. They came back with cytomegalovirus IgG, rubella IgG positive. I was vaccinated for rubella when I was a baby and got infected when I was a university student, and it passed quickly. I never knew about ...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. It suggests you have antibodies against rubella and cytomegalovirus. Do yoga and pranayam, and go for walks regularly. Take dates, beetroot, bananas, and green leafy vegetables regularly. Take multivitamins and multimineral supplements for thre...  Read Full »

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