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    Green Discharge after C-section
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    EDLWHolcombe posted:
    I had to have a C-section due to difficulties on February 13th. I am no longer bleeding, but I am now having a green vaginal discharge and I still have a lot of pain, even though I am out of my stronger pain meds (I was given a prescription for something weaker to take between taking the stronger stuff). I was originally worried that there was an infection in my uterus (no fever though - well, one thermometer says there is most of the time and a different type says there isn't, but I don't feel like I have one either).

    Anyway, I did a search and couldn't find a reason with it that was linked with a c-section, but I did find a lot of people saying that they had a green discharge after having a tubal ligation.

    I was asked if there was going to be a tubal ligation done as well and I said "no" because it wasn't discussed at all before the c-section and I may want to have more kids in the future. Could it be that they did one anyway?
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    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    You have to sign a consent form in order for the doctors to tie your tubes. It is not done without your consent (at least it shouldn't be). Most hospitals have a waiting period before your tubes can be tied so telling your doctor you want it during your c-section will not work.

    A green discharge usually means infection. You need to see your doctor.
     
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    Olivia_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi there!

    Any unusual discharge after surgery should be reported to your doctor. If you haven't called him or her yet, please do that. Your doctor will be able to give you the best answers as he or she knows your health history the best.

    Please let us know how you're doing.

    Take care,
    Olivia


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