Advanced search

Sharp pain in c section wound?

(2 Posts)
Firstpregnancy2014 Sun 23-Nov-14 11:49:43

It's a week tomorrow since my ELCS, I feel like I've recovered well. That first time standing up I thought I was going to rip in two and I was on fire. Gradually it's got better.

Now I'm fine getting up and down as long as I take things slow, can bend down to pick things up, can wear normal clothes etc and generally not in any pain
However one side of my c section incision still has a burning sensation when i walk/move. It's not unbearable- it's uncomfy and makes me wince abit.
Had my stitches removed yesterday and midwife said everything looks absolutely fine... Did anyone else have this? Or is it just early days ?

Francescal88 Sun 23-Nov-14 11:53:47

Hi, I had this the day after my midwife removed my stitches (day 5 after caesarean!) About a centimetre at the very end of my incision had not closed up properly and I developed a mild infection. Is it weeping at all, does it look red and inflamed, does it feel warm to the touch? It's best to get your doctor to have a look at it. I was prescribed antibiotics and an antibiotic cream to apply, cleared up within a couple of days. I put a panty liner against my incision just to make sure it was kept dry and used to clean it with cotton wool and boiled water every time I went to the toilet.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now