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Why Can A Cervical Wound Be Infected?


The post-cesarean wound becomes infected when it is infected with some pathogens. This wound can usually be prevented by proper treatment and care.

It is estimated that women with cesarean section will have 3-15 percent of their wounds infected after surgery. The reason is that the wounds are infected with bacteria and bacteria. Most often, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus cause infections, but other bacterial strains (E. coli, Proteus mirabilis, Ureaplasma urealyticum, etc.) can also cause infections. When symptoms first appear, it may help to identify the patient.Can the cesarean section become infected? The infection can affect the skin, the connective tissue, but also the lymphatic system. The most common symptoms of infection include reddening of the skin and warming, swelling of the affected area, rashes, purulent pain, and pain. Pregnant women may also experience fever. Infections often occur only after birth 4-7. they start to have symptoms on a day, so it is extremely important that you check the cesarean section regularly! In addition to being infected, other events can also cause problems with the cesarean section, such as hematomas, serums, or wound healing. Of course, these should be treated differently than an infected wound, so you should seek medical attention!

Who Can Have A Cervical Wound Infected?

Certain factors can significantly increase your risk of infection. These can be:
  • development of hematoma
  • bacterial infection of amniotic fluid
  • smoking during pregnancy
  • large incision (larger than 16.6 cm)
  • the overweight
  • diabetes or gestational diabetes
  • the twin pregnancy
  • previous cesarean sections
  • the epidural is anesthetized
  • the meadow grass
  • the Blood Yeast
  • the emergency cesarean section
  • long intervention (longer than 38 minutes)

Can infection be prevented?

During pregnancy, we can minimize the chance of getting infected (of course, it is advisable to follow these guidelines even if you are not ready for conceiving!). These include, for example, maintaining body weight, treating diabetes, and quitting smoking. Also, make sure that your immune system is in good shape, that is, eating properly, drinking plenty of fluids, exercising regularly, and spending a lot of time outdoors. Let's take part in pregnancy and post-natal examinations After the cesarean section, we will show you how to care for, cleanse, and wound the wound. Follow these rules! You should also take the prescribed medications and antibiotics all the time! We should not wear tight clothing and prefer garments made from natural material such as cotton. Don't force yourself or lift heavier objects from your baby! (Via)Also worth reading:
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