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JenIam2 July 23rd, 2012 11:10 AM

Looking at having some stitches redone
 
Yuck!!!!!

During Christian's delivery I tore my Labia and the stitches that were put in came out last week. Well, ever since then it has been beyond painful to walk and/or sit. I have "looked" and found the stitches were not in long enough for things to heal so I have a feeling the dr will want to redo them.

I'm also going to ask her about the body aches, chills and overall feeling like I have the flu I have been experiencing.

My appointment is at 2:15 and thankfully I found someone to watch the 2 oldest kids because I don't know exactly how things will go over with them there.

omg.luckynumber7 July 23rd, 2012 11:49 AM

Re: Looking at having some stitches redone
 
ugh i'mfeeling ****** too. could you have a uti? hope everything goes well @ your drs apt.

kikismith July 23rd, 2012 12:07 PM

Re: Looking at having some stitches redone
 
Popping in from Feb13 DDC. When I had my second child, I was on norco for pain. Anyways my point being, I didnt 'see' the classic signs of an UTI till it was too late (meaning it had entered my blood stream and I was sent to the ER in am ambulance) I had a fever, chills, I was soooo cold, my heart was racing, I couldnt stop shaking (I seriously thought I was dieing, I was 4 days post partum). In the ER it was clear I had let a little UTI get out of hand bc I was on pain meds. If you feel like you have the flu, call your doctor. A fever or any sort should be seen by a doctor. I had to be on antibiotics for 2 weeks, and it was hell to recover from that with a newborn breastfeeding. Goodluck and take care of yourself

JenIam2 July 23rd, 2012 03:09 PM

Re: Looking at having some stitches redone
 
Long story short... I got a clean bill of health.

The gist of what is going on is the healing process for a labia tear is more painful than a vaginal tear. While yes I did have a stitch come out last week there still was a few left in place. My OB called in a more powerful numbing cream to help me thru the healing process.

The chills and cruddy feeling is just hormones balancing out. Being baby #3 it is magnified just like cramping compared to earlier pregnancies. And, with my nursing it is magnified even more. So the gist of everything is grin and bear it for a while.

~*Amy*~ July 24th, 2012 09:11 PM

Re: Looking at having some stitches redone
 
Ugh, that sucks! I'm so sorry you're going through this, hopefully things turn around for you soon. KUP!

THE angry uterus July 25th, 2012 01:49 PM

Re: Looking at having some stitches redone
 
I had a labial tear too. This is my second one, and they do suck! I'm almost 4 weeks PP and I can still feel my stitches though. So, I wonder if they aren't disolveable...


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