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So, I am having an ultrasound tomorrow morning to look at my bladder. I had a csection 10 months ago, and have had urinary and stress incontinence issues ever since. I have been doing kegels A LOT every day since I had my son, and its not helping. Well. at my dr appointment on Tuesday, the dr asked me if I felt like my bladder was "falling out", and I told him no because I havent had the feeling. I started my period yesterday, and earlier when I went pee, it felt like my bladder was falling out. And I have had a throbbing shooting pain just below my c-section scar. Its been going on off and on, and since I am having the ultrasound tomorrow, I am going to just see what they say. Its not a UTI, there is no burning, or inability to pee, and there is NO possible way I could be pregnant, seeing as how I havent had sex since December. Has anyone had similar issues post c-section/childbirth? What was the outcome?Answer Question
Answer by ThrivingMom at 10:34 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
Answer by Nynne at 10:34 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
I'm so sorry you are having problems. When you have a C-section they usually pull your whole uterus out and move your organs around. They are not gentle. Then they shove everything back in. The doctor was probably asking to see if your uterus is prolapsed (falling out). It would be strange that it wasn't and then it just happens to fall out right after you were asked. My guess would be it was feelings from your period.
Try not to worry too much right now. I have had urinary problems for 35 years. They will be able to tell you more after the ultrasound and they may want to do more imaging. Many things they can fix. Some they can't. Some probllems return if you have another baby. It would be wise to wait 3-4 years before ttc. You may only be able to have one more C-section.
Answer by Gailll at 10:37 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
Answer by vickwu at 10:39 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
Answer by momof2inCT2007 at 10:50 PM on Jul. 8, 2010
I had bladder issues after my 1st c-section but they didn't become evident until I was pregnant with my 2nd (the next year). Ended up my bladder was adhered to my uterus after the surgery. As my uterus got bigger (and it got HUGE with my 9+lb son) it pulled on my bladder. If it got even remotely full I would have stabbing, shooting pains all over the place. It sucked. Luckily they were able to fix it during the next c-section and I haven't had any problems since (although I feared it would happen again or something similar).
Hopefully they can figure out what is wrong and it will be an easy fix.
Answer by justanotherjen at 10:57 PM on Jul. 8, 2010