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Just wondered if anyone else has had a similar experience
just come back from a sunny holiday, and found it really difficult to sunbathe with my tummy uncovered, betweenmy belly button and scar, obviously my scar was not on show or anything like! but even thru a costume or bikini bottoms after a couple of minutes of the sun shining on that area it became really sore. once it was covered up again the soreness went!
I have a huge scar (8 inches long) running vertically up my stomach (not a CS scar I hasten to add!). I can't say I have ever had that problem you describe although it used to be very painful to stecth the scar by lying flat on my back for any length of time).
SkiBF: just read your post. It sounds as though you have what I have: a keloid scar (ie, your scar overhealed). If so, I am afriad there is not much you can do about it being bumpy and wormlike but it does gradually fade a bit. My scar is nearly 20 years old and is now flat and nearly skin coloured but will never be a silvery line.
Also, the numbness may be normal. I had numbness between my scar and my belly button for a long time and the gap is only about one inch. It takes time for the cut nerve ends to regrow. 14 months doesn't seem long for that.
SkiBF/ Lonely Mum.... there IS something you can do about raised, red, lumpy scars - SCAR REDUCTION PATCHES
I had the same with my 2nd CS scar, and a friend recommended them to me - available from Boots eitehr from Elastoplast (I think) or even their own label. I wore them overnight and they really DID work, I know have a flat, barely visible, silvery scar.
scar is 8mths,and I to have an overhang! mine was en emergency cs to.my overhang disappears when i lie flat,..... almost!!!and scar is great on one end but bumpy on the other. the bumpy end is the side where when the stitches came out was not quite healed and has been the side where if i over do it or iron ( bizarrely and rather conveniently) or overstretch where it pulls.