i had a c-section 4 years ago too. i have never had any problems with my scar. i am not even conscious about keeping it clean/dry. i just wash as if it weren't there. are you certain the odor is from the scar? could it be coming from your belly button? i honestly do not know why it would be suddenly red and smell? have you had trouble with it all along or is this something new for you?
Do you mean you're keeping the scar area dry and clean?
Could it be possible the soap or body wash you are using is
causing that area to be irritated.? This can cause redness.
I'm not sure about the smell. Could you have some kind of
vaginal infection and the smell is coming from the vaginal
area? Like the above posters said, your best bet is to see
your GYN and have him check it out.
when did you have your c-section? the redness should go down after time and kind of just blend in with your own skin color. any type of scar can get itchy sometimes. that i believe is normal. may be dry.
Are you overweight? I work in an operating theatre doing ceasars and the infected smelly ones are because they are sitting in a fat crease that never gets fresh air or dry (sorry if TMI!) So of course it gets an infection and smells. Better see your doctor to get rid of the smell and therefore the reason for it. If you are not overweight then im sorry, I don't know why this could be. 4 years is too though, better get it checked out.
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