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Cesarean Childbirth (cont.)

C-Section Medical Treatment

If separation of the wound is superficial (near the surface), the wound will be packed appropriately, and proper wound care instructions will be given. Wound care supplies will also be given, and an appointment for appropriate follow-up care will be scheduled.

C-Section Medications

  • If the problem is simply inadequate postoperative pain control, proper pain medication will be prescribed.
  • If a simple bladder infection, an uncomplicated kidney infection, or a simple wound infection is present, appropriate antibiotics will likely be given and an appointment for a follow-up evaluation will be made.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/7/2016
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