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6 months after csection, incision still open!!!!

It has been almost 6 months since I had my csection. A small part of it opened a week after I got home, it was a lot deeper before. I have had some progress but it seems like whenever I take a step forward I take 2 back. I see my OB and I go to the wound clinic. I was told it is too small for the wound vac. Tmi coming up.... It is 1 cm wide on the outside and almost 3 cm deep. Last month at the wound clinic they took a tool and "roughed" it up but I went through a really big life change and was under a lot of stress and it has since grown deeper to the 3cm I mentioned before. Right now I have been advised by the wound clinic to pack it once a day but I mean this has been going on for 6 months now! Any suggestions? Anyone else go through this for this long?
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3051094 tn?1342032647
My incision busted open 2 ds ays after i was discharged, but since it was opened half wsy the length of th incision i was placed in a wound vac. My other altrrnative was having someone pack it at home and have the dressing changed twice daily. The predicted my recovery to take 6 weeks. I cut that time in half by drinking 2 boost nutricional drinks (with extra prtotein). I learned working in a nursing home that protein helps wounds heal faster. My home health nurse was very impressed withmy knowledge in wound care and with my recovery
1839656 tn?1329183801
My first c-section had a small tear that would pull apart and leak fluid and hurt for 3 years. It finally healed last year and now I no longer have a problem with it but it is different than the rest of that scar it has a big indent in it and still is very sensitive.
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