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One month postpartum pain and episiotomy stitches???

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4 years ago
Hi its been alittle over a month since i had my baby (vaginal delivery) and last week and last night i was washing down there and found alittle threadlike thing (stitch right?) Is that normal? I had an episiotomy obviously and my pp appointment is next week but Im just wondering since i wont be able to call my Doc til Monday.It hurts in one spot and stings when i sqeeze. I dont know really how to explain but Im still bleeding red and its still pretty painful to sit.. Thanks in advance for any help/advice.

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4 years ago
It can take a while for an episotomy to heal. Most doctors use dissolving sutures so you should definitely mention that you think you still have at least one.

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