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Will colon resection scars affect pregnancy pain?

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I had a colon resection done 2 years ago, and have permanent scars in my abdomen due to the removal of 25 staples from that region. I was wondering how that would affect pregnancy? Aside from that, I'm pretty healthy, though just a tiny bit underweight, 4'11", approx. 90 pounds, 21 years old. I'm not pregnant, nor do I want to be for a while, but would just like to know beforehand?
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replied May 30th, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If the pelvic structures (reproductive structures) are not affected by the colon resection, then you should not have any problems in getting pregnant. You might have problems with having a vaginal delivery if you have pelvic abnormality (owing to your height). Drink plenty of water, take adequate rest and maintain healthy diet. Visit your gynecologist for further evaluation (to rule out any underlying abnormalities) when you are ready for pregnancy.
Take care.



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replied May 31st, 2011
Thanks so much. I was also wondering if since I do have those scars on my abdomen, and that since I do feel tension when I stretch that area, will the pain increase as the abdomen expands due to pregnancy as well? Thanks so much for responding!
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