+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    126
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    10
    Reviews
    0

    Default pain around previous c-sect scar

    I started having pain mainly on the right side of my old C-sect scar from 8 years ago yesterday afternoon, it's still there now, the scar is also a little tender to touch. I rang the maternity ward and they told me to come in if it gets any worse, just wondering if anyone else has had pain from their old c-sect scars and what the outcome was?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    126
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    10
    Reviews
    0
    oops forgot to mention I'm 29 weeks pregnant. Baby brain.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    126
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    10
    Reviews
    0
    Thanks, that is good to know. The pain hasn't got any worse but it was worrying me, will mention it at my next appointment which is in about a week.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    605
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    82
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    It's expected. You not only have scar tissue on the outside but internally too, and all the stretching affects it. Also, I was told u always hurt more on one side, depending which side the OB tied off the "knot"

    My last pregnancy I had pains from the scars of my laparoscopy (for a previous ectopic). This pregnancy I have pains from those scars AND my c-sec scar. And the scar itself feels weird, like tender but numb and I get a few sharp pains near the scars too.

    I think you shouldn't worry, but if u still are, mention it to your OB

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    495
    Thanks
    49
    Thanked
    56
    Reviews
    0
    I'm 34 weeks and have started getting a bit of pain around my c-sect scar area as well.. I think it's just the scar tissue stretching as I have another large scar on stomach and get the same sort of pain in that area as well and it's just the scar tissue stretching.
    Obviously if it gets really bad then go to the maternity ward. Hope it's just stretching


 

Similar Threads

  1. pain around scar?
    By summastarlet in forum Caesareans
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 03-10-2012, 17:01
  2. C-Sect plans, options?
    By Buttoneska in forum Caesareans
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-07-2012, 17:26
  3. Csection scar pain in pregnancy 8 months since last csec.
    By Melanieplus4 in forum Caesareans
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 26-06-2012, 10:53

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
WaterWipes
Give your babies bottom a gift this Xmas! They are the only wipe made using just water and a drop of grapefruit seed extract and may help avoid nappy rash. Check out the great reviews on bubhub and see our website for more info and availability.
sales & new stuffsee all
True Fairies
True Fairies is the first interactive website where children can engage and speak with a real fairy through the unique webcam fairy portal. Each session is tailored to the child, and is filled with enchantment and magic.
Visit website to find out more!
featured supporter
SRC Pregnancy & Recovery Shorts
Want pain relief during pregnancy, and to continue working and exercising? Fancy a speedy recovery after childbirth? Want to regain your pre-baby body shape fast? Recommended by healthcare professionals, SRC compression products will let your body do its most important work.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!