c section numbness

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  1. Bellylicious

    Bellylicious Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys,

    Is it normal for my stomach to feel numb 7 months after the c section? I thought it would be better by now.

    What are your experiences with that?

    Thanks
     
  2. TTC2Long

    TTC2Long Active Member

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    I had a C with my first and it wasn't until I was about 7-8 months PP that I even STARTED feeling normal, and it was more than 2 years before I regained feeling in some areas. I still have some areas that are more sensitive but overall no more numbness. Just give it time. A C is major abdominal surgery and they cut alot of nerves in the process and they can take a good while to heal (((HUGS))) HTH.
     
  3. Bellylicious

    Bellylicious Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! Your post sounds really encouraging.:happydance:
     
  4. krissie1234uk

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    I still have this, numbness in some areas. My sister has had 3 (her youngest is 5) and she has very small areas that are numb still, but she's had the surgery 3 times so I'm hoping it will go away for me!
     
  5. TTC2Long

    TTC2Long Active Member

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    yw :)
     
  6. momandpeanut

    momandpeanut Well-Known Member

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    I still have a huge numb patch to , i went and saw my HV and she said it may never go away altogether but it should decrease with time !
     
  7. channy3232

    channy3232 Well-Known Member

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    My mom had a hysterectomy 20 some years ago and said her incision STILL gets numb and itches sometimes. I think at my 6 week checkup my doctor said it could take 9 months to get feeling back. He said it could be numbness or increased feeling.
     
  8. dannigizmo

    dannigizmo mummy to a wee superstar

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    had my c section nearly 11 months ago and still have numbness in areas so dont worry hun. Bit ny bit its getting better. A woman told me she still got numb after 20 odd years!!! xx
     
  9. beancounter

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    Still have loss of sensation here... not bothersome numbness like at first though. I hated that! but not quite right.
     
  10. tasha41

    tasha41 Mum & Dad + 1

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    I'm nearly 6 months down the road and I still have the numb/weird feeling if I touch that area, I avoid it all together TBH :(
     
  11. NoSpringChick

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    I'm like Tasha, I have areas I don't like being touched or touching - it's like i know something is touching there but I don't know if I am feeling it just with my finger or my skin, hard to describe.
    The nerves must come back though as when my m/w gave me my injections in my tummy she said she prefered to give them there as no feeling but the second one I felt it and definitly have more feeling now than back then.
     
  12. katycam

    katycam Mummy to Austin

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    mine is still a bit numb, my mum said hers is still numb 20years after her op!
     

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