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What causes lower back and buttock pain after a C section delivery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Apr-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor:Hi XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hello
User:i just want to confirm about my wife
Doctor:yes? regarding?
User:she gave birth to baby in aug'13 by surgury since she is having pain in her lower back and in her buttock pls help
Doctor:Ok, alot of the time when they do the LSCS surgery the muscles connecting the uterus to the back are stretched
User:so its been more than 7 month
Doctor:was she mobilized very shortly after the surgery?
User:i m sorry i didnt understand
Doctor:Did they make her walk immediately after the surgery or was she allowed to rest a few days?
User:she was allowed to take rest
Doctor:ok. good
Doctor:the best thing that can be done at this point is to get her a lubar support belt
Doctor:you can get those in any surgery store
User:ok
Doctor:She can use that for a few weeks and if she is feeling better take it off
Doctor:that support belt will allow the muscles in that region to heal and that should solve the problem
User:anything else can be done to reduce the pain
Doctor:If not then she needs to get back to the doctor and they need to investigate further
Doctor:Over the counter pain medications like Tolpa-D and Imol are good for this kind of pain
User:should i take her to gyano aur some other doctor
Doctor:But be warned.. taking them for many months at a time can lead to kidney damage. So use them sparingly
Doctor:The best is to take her back to the doctor who did the surgery
User:ok thank u
Doctor:Always happy to help
Doctor:Anything else I can help you with?
User:no thank u
Doctor:take care
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