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Suggest treatment for tore vaginal stitches post child delivery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 02-Jan-2015
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Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:hi
User:my name is XXXXXXX
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:3 months bck delivered a baby girl
Doctor:Ok
User:i tore my vaginal stiches'
Doctor:Ok
User:when i consulted my doc she told it is healed
Doctor:Ok
User:but i still feel tat the skin is not covered properly
User:wld it cover naturally as and when tym passes by
Doctor:Ok, May I know when you tore stitches ?
User:after 5 days
User:from day one it was painfull
Doctor:That means after 5 days of delivery?
Doctor:Still do you have pain?
User:no pain
User:but discomfort is there
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Generally it will take 3-4 weeks time to heal completely
User:its been 3 months now
User:doc says its healed
User:but i feel external skin around the openi g
User:still needs to b covered
Doctor:But some discomfort will be there while sexual intercourse and during bowel movement
User:ya
User:bowel movement yes
Doctor:Since you doctor examined you clinically and told that it is healed then nothing to worry
Doctor:Ok
User:not yet bck to sex life
Doctor:Ok
User:oh ok
User:but can i expect it to return 2 normalcy
Doctor:If you heavy work like lifting weights can also cause it
User:no i do not
Doctor:I suggest you take warm to hot water in a tub and sit in for 15 minutes
User:oh ok
User:my husband told he can still see stiches
Doctor:Ok
Doctor:Have you noticed any redness and discharge from wound site?
User:no
User:i got my chums couple of days bck
Doctor:Then nothing to worry, only thing you need to do maintain hygiene to prevent infection
User:oh ok
User:thanks
User:and one more thing
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
Doctor:Ok sure
Doctor:please proceed
User:this is wit regard to my daughter
Doctor:Ok
User:she did not go for motions from couple of days
Doctor:Ok
User:is this normal
Doctor:Is baby active/
Doctor:?
User:how many days is ok like tat
User:ya she is active
Doctor:It is normal in babies
User:ok
Doctor:Some babies will not go for more than 2 weeks
User:oh oh
User:is it ok
Doctor:It is ok until baby is active
Doctor:Are you giving breast feeding?
User:yes
Doctor:Ok good, just continue exclusive breast feeding
Doctor:nothing to worry
User:my mom in law feeds her on lactogen
User:and ragi porridge
User:because these will help her put on weight
Doctor:You should give top up feed only your milk not sufficient for baby
User:ya...but her understanding is that only these will help put on weight
Doctor:I strongly encourage that exclusive breast feed for 6 months
User:ok...is colic aid safe
Doctor:If you give exclusive breast feeding every 2 hours and on requirement then definitely she will put on weight
User:my doc said use rasely
Doctor:Colic should be given only after consulting your doctor
User:oh ok
User:thanks a lot doctor...
Doctor:If you feel that baby is feeling discomfort due to gastric problem than you can give it after asking your doctor
User:oh ok
User:thanks very helpfull talking to u
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:no that is it
Doctor:You are welcome
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:bye
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