My baby is 6 months old now and my c-section scar still hurts all the time. Is this normal?

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Alyssa - posted on 08/01/2009

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omg im so glat that im not the only one!!!my cut still hurts some times and MY BOYFRIEND THINKS IM CRAZY or he thinks im lying....it hurts for about 10 seconds then go away...i didnt know if this was normal and i didnt want my doctor to think i was crazy so i didnt say anything...and i had my c-section 6 months ago

Nicky - posted on 05/13/2009

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Yeah I agree with most everyone else here. My son is 2 1/2 and I still have some trouble with my scar. It's just the odd pain now and then but still there. And I still have some itching that is annoying as crap!

Rebecca - posted on 07/08/2009

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i was told it takes one year for evey inch of your scar, to heal. my mom said after her hysterectomy 25 years ago, it's still numb. I've had 2 c-sections and a hysterectomy in less that 27 months. it still hurts when the kids dive bomb my belly. LOL so yep your normal

Lynsey - posted on 05/16/2009

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if you think what your surgeon has had to do to you to get your baby out, cutting through muscle, nerve endings etc well you are never going to be the same as b4 anyway with like other operations really, i had my daughter 6 1/2yrs ago and i still double up with pain dont forget you might also suffer with scar tissue inside you i swear thats what my problem is but it has always been very tender there even now if you have any major problems please go to your doctor its always best to get it checked out you got to look after yourself now your a mummyxxx congrats on your baby xxxx best wishes xxx

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Lee Ann - posted on 08/06/2009

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I am still very tender around that area. still very numb as well. I had my little girl in march of 2008

Abbie - posted on 07/27/2009

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Its normal to have some pain, the incision itself will never have sensation. The tummy muscles hurt because they are WEAK! And because they were just cut through. Use your muscles as much as possible to gain back the muscle tone.



Jeans do suck! I miss wearing my cute jeans, they hurt my tummy.

Arista - posted on 05/19/2009

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I had some pain for almost a year after my section. I even had a CT to rule out an incisional hernia, but all was well! Good luck to you! I would think that as long as your pain isn't severe and constant, it's probably normal... The numbness never went away in certain parts of my scar. The nerve endings are gone for good, I think!

Gemma - posted on 05/14/2009

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yeah like every1 else it is normal to have some pain still i have 3 children and all born by c section 1st emergancy then two elective 1s and i have been different with every 1 my yongest is only 9 weeks old and allready i can tell that my scar isn't healing aswell as the other times and if it is ure actual scar that is still sore i would go and c ure doctor just incase of it being infection i'm on my second set of antibiotics and its just getting slightly better xx

Kristy - posted on 05/13/2009

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I had my c-section 6 months ago and it still painful if my 3 yr climbs or sits on my stomach, also the scar line is still so itchy.

Kiara - posted on 04/08/2009

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MIne was sore for a very long time, but is normal now.  My daughter is 3.  Part of my stomach was numb for a while too, but that went away.  Both probably lasted 2-3 years.

Rebecca - posted on 04/08/2009

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Yeah, I wear my maternity jeans still sometimes... and I don't have any yoga pants, but now I am thinking I should probably go and get some!

Rebecca - posted on 04/08/2009

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my daughter is six months old and I wear my maternity pants still so that the waistbands don't squeeze on my stomach at all. Yoga pants rule!

Rebecca - posted on 04/06/2009

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My son is 4 months old, and I still have quite a bit of pain in my incisional area. It is really hard for me to wear jeans, they squeeze on that area and it is really uncomfortable.

Ainsley - posted on 04/04/2009

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I get a few pains and my son's 2 and a half. I am told that it is because they cut through the nerve endings and they take a while to get back to normal, whcih is why you will feel some numbness too.

Gemma - posted on 04/04/2009

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is still got the odd twinge till my daughter was 1 but if its still really sore i would go to the doctors just to put your mind at rest?

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