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Postby amy2009 » Sat Jul 10, 2010 12:25 am

For you c section mammas I am wondering if anyone else is experiencing numbness, no feeling at the incision spot? Mine is numb on the left side what would cause this?
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Postby armanda 8 » Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:02 am

I am a year out and still my incicion is numb. It's normal because they cut the nerves and stuff. It is getting slowly better.
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Postby babycheeks » Sat Jul 10, 2010 7:09 am

Yep. Numbness is normal and does improve over time. I'm two years out and the area around my scar is still slightly weird feeling but nowhere near as strange as right after it healed. For a while when I touched my scar, I could feel tingling a few inches south of it but that's gone now. I guess our nerves are pretty resilient and find their way back home with time.
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Postby capriciousbb » Sat Jul 10, 2010 1:44 pm

3 yr post It's still numb. Not as numb as before tho. Becareful where the numb area is so you don't scratch it. I one time scratched it probably while sleeping unaware how much skin I actually scraped off. TMI, but I would really becareful about that!
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Postby Jamm » Sun Jul 11, 2010 8:49 am

I am also 2 1/2 yrs post c-section and mine is finally no longer numb but does have a tingly sensation when touching the scar itself. It use to be numb about half an inch above and below. I wanna say it took about 1 1/2 to 2 yrs for the numbness to go away for me.
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Postby jojosmomma » Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:16 pm

I had a c-section at the end of Dec 09 and mine is still numb but I have gotten used to it. It is completely normal. Some get feeling back and others do not!
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Postby Lindsey » Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:24 pm

It's been a little over 15 months since my c-section and its just now starting to get some feeling back.
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Postby beckybenbaby » Wed Jul 14, 2010 4:29 pm

Mine was 2 years ago, and i have gotten some of the feeling back (was numb at first)...feels more normal, but still not as strong of a feeling there

I also sometimes will still get random pain there, but its usually a short pain, that goes away

also, you will have more nerve damage on one side, based on what hand is your doctors primary hand (my right side was a deeper cut and took longer to heal), because whatever hand your doctor is, is the side the make the cut and work on
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Postby sweetpnaigee » Sat Jul 31, 2010 10:16 pm

Im only 4wks PP and mines still numb and I heard it could stay that way for a very long time...iits normal though bc they cut the nerves and stuff. :D
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Postby mom2abandkb » Sun Aug 08, 2010 1:01 pm

Mine will be a year next week and I'm still numb and sometimes it gets really itchy as if it's still trying to heal, so weird!
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Postby klbrown79 » Tue Aug 10, 2010 7:30 pm

mine is still completely numb 18 months later, and its totally normal
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Postby rachelrhin0 » Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:21 pm

Yep, numb since dd1 in nov 2007.
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