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Under went cesarean, given pain killers, removed the stitches as they do not melt, still suffering from pain. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   Good Afternoon, Mdam
User :   *Madam
Doctor :   ok
User :   Question on behalf of my wife, 23 years old. She had cesarean operation on 3rd July 2011.
Doctor :   Ok, was she given pain killers at that time.
User :   Since then she has been suffering from the pain at the part of operation.
Doctor :   ARe you there.
Doctor :   ok, is she taking any of them.
User :   Yes Madam. She suggested 2 kinds of tablets for 3 months, daily 1 in morning and 1 in the night. I don't remember names of those.
Doctor :   Still it is not reducing then?
User :   Yes Madam
User :   Yes madam. The doctor told that the pains will be there for 15 to 20 days
Doctor :   yes it will be there, have they removed the stitches,or have they put absorbable kind.
User :   But still my wife is suffering from pain.
User :   The doctor told that the stitches melt by themselves.
Doctor :   ok, she can apply neosprin to the stitch area.
Doctor :   If she feels they are dry and stretching apply a vaseline jelly.
Doctor :   yes it is.
Doctor :   Try not to do any exercise , lifting work.
User :   Is it an ointment, Madam?
Doctor :   The doctor has given antibiotics too i suppose, to prevent infection at that area.
User :   Yes Madam
Doctor :   Maintain cleanliness of that area, after bath( not too hot water) pat the area completely dry.
Doctor :   Use cotton clothes, dont use any belts till it heals
User :   No madam, she gave only tablets.
Doctor :   ok, might be she has finished it in hospital.
User :   Yes Madam
User :   Yes Madam
Doctor :   Avoid brinjal, shrimp, lobster, crab, pineapple, and mango
Doctor :   during the healing of wounds.
Doctor :   Take the pain killer written by doctor or get another if it does not work.
User :   Yes Madam
User :   Yes Madam, can she take fruits apart from pineapple and mango, Madam?
Doctor :   yes she can take, but avoid guava since it is cold.
Doctor :   Oranges, lemon are good for healing
User :   Yes Madam
Doctor :   I hope you have followed. Do you have any more queries.
User :   Yes madam
Doctor :   You are welcome.
User :   Yes Madam, followed. Thanks a lot for suggestions.
Doctor :   Kindly login for further queries.
User :   No more queries, madam. Thanks again.
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