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Episiotomy Healing

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user1481843614 Thu 15-Dec-16 23:27:07

Hi all

I'm 6 weeks after labour on Sunday and I ended up having an episiotomy and a slight graze. It seemed to all heal well and was signed off by the midwives about 3 weeks ago as they said it was healing nicely and no signs of the stitches and was swabbed for an infection and was all clear. Past couple of weeks when I've had bowel movement more so I've had a bit of blood and occasionally it stings when wee trickles round. Is this normal for the healing process? Seen alot of different forums and seems to be that it can take alot of healing.

Also braved a look down there tonight and it looked quite a red/pinky scar and is a tad raised. Is it meant to look like that? First time I've looked since it first happened so nothing to compare it with! If I had an infection would I surely know about it?

Any info I'd appreciate! Thanks xx

Blahblahblahyadayadayada Fri 16-Dec-16 18:43:54

It might be granulation tissue but you can certainly ask your GP to check it.
This is in the family planning section so not sure if you want to ask HQ to move to general health or maybe childbirth section?

newmummytonoah2016 Fri 16-Dec-16 19:37:34

Thanks for the reply! New to all this so had no idea what I was doing!

Cupcakesandlove Sun 15-Jan-17 22:20:20

Could be anal fissure go to your doctor get some cream it will clear up I waited a year and it is now awful feels like I'm passing glass

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