Originally posted on April 2011 board...
I posted last week that I had a small bulge/hard area above my
incision that I was worried about. I saw my midwife yesterday and she
got me in with the doctor that did my c-section. She was concerned as it
was not only a hard area, but now was red and hot to the touch. Yikes.
He diagnosed me with "cellulitis", a bacterial skin infection in my incision, and I am now on a week of antibiotics! WTF. How would you even get an infection 6 weeks after a c-section? I was so distracted by the severe pain of him taking a sample via needle of the sore area I didn't ask why or how I'd get an infection this much later. Any ideas or has anyone else dealt with cellulitis?
Until last week, I've had no
issues with the recovery... the wound healed very quickly, and seemed
sealed almost immediately. That's why an infection this much later just