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c section stitches

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haylezu85 Mon 13-Jun-16 05:48:17

I had my c section last week I am due to have my 'stitch' removed today . It has one long stitch across the front with beads on the end? Has anyone had this type removed by the midwife?

Mummyme87 Mon 13-Jun-16 09:00:14

Brad is cut off at one end and the other bead on the other side gets pulled pretty swiftly. It's over in about 5seconds. Mild pain/discomfort

WellErrr Mon 13-Jun-16 09:06:39

Yep. It's no problem.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Mon 13-Jun-16 09:11:47

Yep, makes you wince for a second but totally bearable.

Cathster Mon 13-Jun-16 09:13:09

Yes, I was really worried about it (ironic considering I'd just been through childbirth! confused) but no problems at all, I barely felt it.

haylezu85 Mon 13-Jun-16 09:19:05

Thank you I'm sure it will be more comfortable once removed smile

Roomba Mon 13-Jun-16 09:25:57

I had to have mine removed after 3 days as my wound swelled up and it was too tight. They do it as quickly as possible, it only takes a sec or two and really isn't too painful. Hope all goes okay today, and congratulations!

haylezu85 Tue 14-Jun-16 14:21:16

All was fine smile it tickled and feel so much better now the beads are out

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