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FV Mom
06-30-2008, 10:05 AM
Last week I noticed some "pink" (aka "the white meat:lol:) in my incision area which really freaked me out. Also there was a foul odor.I called my OB/GYN's offfice and was told to clean it twice a day with peroxide, neosporin, and keep it covered. Well it appeared to get worse, although the smell went away. They had me come in to the office right away today and apparently it's no big deal and pretty common in women with multiple c-sections especially if you have that little "apron" of skin that hangs over the scar.http://longhaircareforum.com/forums/images/smilies/ohwell.gifThe doc cleaned it(ouch:() and informed me that I would need to have DH clean it twice a day with q-tips and peroxide, that it'll bleed, but that's also "normal" and I should heal pretty nicely. She also told me about some bandages I'll need to wear once the white meat is no longer visible to prevent and unattractive keloid scar (ummm.....I have stretch marks galore, a little keloid is the least of my problemshttp://longhaircareforum.com/forums/images/smilies/perplexed.gif)

Has this happened to anyone else? I did a search online and apparently it's a pretty common complication and happens more often than infection, uterine rupture, or anethesia side effects, yet is almost never discussed. I feel really gross and unsexy right now, but at the same time thankful that it wasn't an infection or something worse. Josh has been great about it, I thought he'd be thoroughly grossed out and never want to touch me againhttp://longhaircareforum.com/forums/images/smilies/nono.gif, but he's so sweet and wonderful to me through this. AnywayI wanted to post this to see if anyone else experienced this and also to put it out there for other women who may be having c-sections or may end up going through one so they won't be totally surprised by this. http://longhaircareforum.com/forums/images/smilies/ohwell.gif

07-07-2008, 01:14 PM
I never experienced this but my cousin did. Actually she had to be restiched and I believe hers may have been infected. But she healed and was doing fine soon after.