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Swelling above c-section scar 😕

Hi ladies just wondering if any one had same thing , had my little boy 11 days ago had c section and iv been healing fantastic but yesterday I noticed above my scar it’s all swelled and tender don’t no if it all normal it feels like a long sausage , Iknow sounds daft but it tender to touch been googling and scaring myself daft any one had same thing x

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Is it hot to touch hun. Sausage feeling will most likely be scat tissue but if it's hot or itchy causing pain get it checked out hun. If in doubt Gary it looked at better to be able to get reassurance from the trained eye xx

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No it’s not hot to touch just tender really tender but it’s only been 11 days so don’t no if it’s all normal xxx

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My first section I was tender for a long while. My second I had lots more going on but had infection in section too which was hot and sore. It's early days like you say but if it's bothering you get it looked at hun xxx

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Iv got doctors Monday so il get them to check it out thank you xx

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Hope all is OK xxx

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Thanks hun xx

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Honestly hun, it will be like this for a long time. I kept looking at mine thinking oh god what a state, my beautiful daughter is 13 months old and mines still tender to touch, this will probably only get better with time. It swelling though makes you panic it did me but mine only stopped swelling around 3-6 months after, try not knock it ( my daughter kept kicking mine lol).

No one lets you know about anything to do with c sections, I ended up having an emergency c section even after they knew I had a partial bicornuate womb and it was retroverted and they still tried make me push which then ended up wrapping the cord around baby’s neck and legs.

You will experience swelling, it will be better one week then worse the next, I even started developing stretch marks around the area and on my thighs, but I’m quite a small woman.l and not very stretchy skin.

Try avoid having your belly hang on it/clothing digging it in; so relax more frequently and even use talc on top as this dries the area but makes sure your not sweating down there and west

Nightys for as long as you can or jimmy jams but pull the trousers a bit higher.

Hope this helps hun and let us know what the GP says. Xx

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Thanks hun for your reply , mine was emergency in end 36 hours in labour then rushed for a c-section , yeah I think it’s total normal my scars fine it’s just above I’m just going to keep n eye on it x x

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No worries hun, yeah sometimes we just need re assuring everything is going normal, yeah I would hun but if you are worried ask health visitor or GP about it, hope everything goes okay xx

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