Written by Pradeep
Caesarean section or LSCS can be defined as a specialized surgical procedure where surgical incision is made via the abdominal wall of the mother (laparatomy) and then the uterus (hysterectomy) to take the fetus from the womb into the outside world.
In 1881, German gynaecologist Ferdinand Adolf Kehrer performed the first ever modern C-section.
You might have a lot of questions regarding the healing and recovery of c-section scars. Some common points are-
Here are some useful tips to expedite the process of scar healing.
Good Nutrition- eating a well balanced diet rich in all vital nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, etc are helpful in speeding the process of healing.
Walking- Reaching out to the bathroom might sound herculean, but you need to do gentle walking exercises as it increases blood circulation and hastens the process of healing. Schedule them when you are on a pain killer.
Personal Hygiene- Your personal as well as toilet hygiene play very important roles in speedy recovery of your c-scar. Take regular baths and change your clothes twice a day. Wash your hands with antiseptic soap and clean water after using washroom and before cleaning the scar.
Medicine Routine- Your doctor will prescribe you medicine, make sure you take them on time and go for a review after the drugs are over.
Take Help- Very much required, since you will need a lot of rest. Ask your partner, in-laws, parents, friend, even if no one offers, ask for it. Hiring a help can also be considered if you can afford it.
Regular medical checkups are very important and should be done on time.
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