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how long after a c-section do I have to wait before I can soak in the tub?

it seems like the incision is healed but I'm a bit worried that it will open...

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Asked by leahmadimabel at 12:02 AM on Oct. 15, 2008 in Health

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  • i did once my stitches came out (10 days) but i think they want you to wait 6 weeks because of the risk of infection via vagina. Whatever, I'm in pain and I took that bath the minute my stitches were out and I havent had any problems LOL

    Answer by humaniterian87 at 12:07 AM on Oct. 15, 2008

  • My nurse told me that I had to wait at least 4-6 weeks and I had a csection. I don't think it was because of the incision, but because you could get an infection vaginally.

    If you're unsure, call your doctors office and talk with the nurse.

    Answer by ap9902 at 12:32 AM on Oct. 15, 2008

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