Alyssa - posted on 10/21/2009 ( 20 moms have responded )
Alyssa - posted on 10/21/2009 ( 20 moms have responded )
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Linda - posted on 03/15/2013
This is my second C-section that I have had. I had another one a little over four months ago and everything seemed to be getting back to normal and the pain wasnt there anymore and the swelling in my stomach was gone. But yesterday the pain and swelling came back just as it did when I first got out of the hospital can anyone tell me if this is normal?
Lisa - posted on 11/03/2009
I had an emergency c-section, Mak got stuck, and I was having pain really bad. It seemed like it healed fine and then all of a sudden I couldn't even pick up my baby. The doc gave me some antibiotics and said the incision may have been infected on the inside. He didn't seem too worried. After the antibiotics I feel fine. I, too, have the numbness and it is a little painful to the touch. My baby likes to kick me there and that surely doesn't help.
Erica - posted on 11/03/2009
I got my c-section in June and the bottom of my tummy still hurts. Also I am having some hip pains.
Aimee - posted on 10/30/2009
I had a C-section 4 months ago and i can still feel the pain and numbness on it, and now im pregnant again. i dont know if its a good idea for being pregnant again while my incisionis not yet fully healed.
Amy - posted on 10/29/2009
I still have numbness from my first c-section 6 years ago, but I'm not having any pains from it or the one I had in June. I had some nerve damage from my first one though.
Samantha - posted on 10/29/2009
yes i did with my eldest 9 yrs ago and yes, sorry to tell u, it still hurt up to a year after she was born, i'm on the larger side though so i was getting infections all the time, give it another couple of months and it should be just an ache, also be prepared that the numbness never goes away, the entire lower part of my stomach is still almost completely numb 9 years later
Erin - posted on 10/29/2009
i still have pain and numbness im glad im not the only one this is my second c section i dont remember the first one hurting this much nor do i remember the numbness but my girls r 10 years apart there are time when it hurts to walk and other times where i feel fine
Jennifer - posted on 10/29/2009
I have backaches, a lot of stiffness, I've healed pretty good but am still numb. its good to know I can still give myself some time to feel better.
Ashley - posted on 10/29/2009
I still get numbness.... I had my 1st Four years ago and it was numb in spots all the way up to number 2, Four months ago! I dont really get pain anymore.... but I asked my mom who had c sections with both my sister and myself and she says she is still numb in some places!
Jessica - posted on 10/29/2009
I had my C section 6/25 so it's been a few days past 4 months. I have some mild numbness right on the scar and occasionally get a pinching type pain in one end of the incision. Other than that I have been fine for about 2 months.
Ashley - posted on 10/27/2009
i had my second one four months ago and the scar doesn't hurt, but there is numbness. My boys are almost three years apart and the only time I could feel that area is when I was pregnant with my little one. I know someone who didn't feel it for 11 yrs don't think that feeling is suppose to come back. I was saying I don't have sharp pain on the scar, but if I have something as little as a gas bubble I feel completely bloated and have sharp pains and cramps. It's like the pain in intensified 100 x's =(
Tami - posted on 10/27/2009
I had mine almost 5 months ago and I get the sharp pain usually when I get out a bed, while holding baby. It is still numb, pretty much numb since I had him. My Dr. said it can take up to 6 months, but I have a feeling it's longer.
Lissa - posted on 10/26/2009
I had a c-section 4 months ago and I'm still sensitive in that area. I still feel numbness and have a little bit of swelling. I heard it takes about a full year for the numbness to go away.
Lhen - posted on 10/23/2009
me too..its kinda scary especially it was my first time,ive had a lot of questions bout it since then..the numbness is there and so are the pains..
Khristine - posted on 10/23/2009
Mine was four months ago, and there is still some numbness around the area.I feel a sharp pain when the weather is cold. I can also feel some tenderness inside.
Amanda - posted on 10/22/2009
mine was four months ago and is still painful to touch and when i went out bike riding for the first time since mine i thought i was dying it hurt so bad.
Miranda - posted on 10/21/2009
I had a c-section in June of 09' and I still have numbness above my cut....from what I hear, it will ALWAYS be numb above the cut!! The incision killed your nerve endings there, that is what my doctor said when I had called about it.
Ashley - posted on 10/21/2009
I dont have any pain at all from mine... it will be four months on the 25th... but i am sure that every one is different...
Sandra - posted on 10/21/2009
I just had my second C-Section and both times it hurt for more then four months. I still get sharp pains ever once and a while. I get the most pain when I lose weight.
Emma - posted on 10/21/2009
My c-section was almost 4 months ago and I still get pain and still some numbness. It takes a while to recover from any surgery but think about it, you only get a little bit of rest and then you need to take care of baby. So you are not resting like some do after a major surgery. Your muscles, nerves etc are still stitching themselves back together it will take time. Check with your doc to make sure there is nothing wrong, (you can never be too careful imo) but you are not alone! My friend took 11 months to recover fully with no pain etc. Everyone is different.