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I Am Having Pressure On My Lower Abdomen Near My

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Posted on Mon, 13 Jul 2020
Question: I am having pressure on my lower abdomen near my c-section scar. It is minimal pain but when I stand up for more than a few minutes I start to get light-headed and pass out. I had my c-section 3 years ago and no problems until now. I am 24 y/o 130 lbs
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Ivan Romich (3 hours later)
Brief Answer:
few possible causes

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.

In most cases, this is just temporary pain due to pulled muscle or pinched nerve in the scar area.
Second, it may be beginning of hernia and if you feel bulge or pain during cough you should do an ultrasound to rule this out.

Third, it may be late postoperative infection and it would manifest with redness, discharge, and increasing pain.

I suggest to wait and see in what direction will it go. You can take nonsteroid painkillers and apply cold compresses to relieve pain.

Wish you good health.
Regards

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I Am Having Pressure On My Lower Abdomen Near My

Brief Answer: few possible causes Detailed Answer: Hi and welcome. In most cases, this is just temporary pain due to pulled muscle or pinched nerve in the scar area. Second, it may be beginning of hernia and if you feel bulge or pain during cough you should do an ultrasound to rule this out. Third, it may be late postoperative infection and it would manifest with redness, discharge, and increasing pain. I suggest to wait and see in what direction will it go. You can take nonsteroid painkillers and apply cold compresses to relieve pain. Wish you good health. Regards