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Guidance on sutures and pain in normal delivery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there xxxx?
User :   Hi
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   I just got to know from one of my aunt that there is
Doctor :   OK
User :   a cream to apply
User :   in vagina which will prevent
User :   from setuers during delivery
Doctor :   ok
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User :   29
User :   xxxx
User :xxxxbangalore
User :   married
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you mean sutures?
User :   yes
Doctor :   in a normal delivery?
User :   stiches or sutures what ever u call
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   could you please let me know the details of that cream
Doctor :   there are creams to prevent vaginal infections
Doctor :   from spreading to the baby
User :   okk
Doctor :   but as for vaginal sutures
Doctor :   it is healthier to undergo sutures
Doctor :   rather than use creams
Doctor :   because there will be less pressure
Doctor :   and less laxity of vagina afterwards
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   But after delivery there will lot of bleeding
Doctor :   not a lot
Doctor :   the bleeding which occurs
User :   and if there are sutures, it pains more and my cousin had severe infection
Doctor :   has no relation to whether the sutures are put or not
Doctor :   if you take good perineal care
Doctor :   such infections can be easily prevented
Doctor :   a mild painkiller usually relieves any pain
Doctor :   if you get have your delivery in a good institution
User :   but still if the sutures can be avoided why not go for it rather than baring all that pain
Doctor :   they wil take good care of you
Doctor :   because those sutures prevent any real damage to
Doctor :   your vaginal musculature
Doctor :   as for the other alternatives
Doctor :   its better if you consult
Doctor :   an obstetrician
Doctor :   who can examine you
Doctor :   and say what's best for you
User :   okkk
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   That;s all for now
User :   bye good day doctor
Doctor :   u r welcome
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