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How long do stitches from a c-section delivery take to heal ?

hi doctor , actually before two weeks i had c-section baby but i still have pain in my stiches from outside it looks very fine but there is still severe pain inside and i m not able to walk even for five minutes continuosly means i have to take rest after five minutes walk otherwise it feels like my stiches will open . How long it will take to recover stiches internally or i should consult my physician. thankyou.
Asked On : Mon, 20 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi. I am Dr.Shanthi. It usually takes 4 to 6 weeks for the stitches wound to heal completely.Mild pain will be present until the end of 6 weeks but since your pain is severe and also restricts minimal activities like walking, it is better to consult your physician.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,
Thanks for query,
After two weeks of cs you should not have severe pain as you described.
It is possible that you might have infection in the abdomen causing problem.
Consult your gynaec and get examined.
ok and bye.
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General Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Bajoria's  Response
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Thanks for your query.     
generally one is able to walk after 4-7 days of LSCS,depending upon recovery.In some cases it may take time .Get your blood & urine tested to know the cause of slow recovery.Take good diets along with multivitamin
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