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What is a C-section scar?

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A C-section scar is a mark on a woman's abdominal area that forms as a result of having a C-section. A C-section, also called a Cesarean delivery, is a surgical procedure used to deliver a baby through two incisions: one in the mother's abdomen and one in her uterus.

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What is a C-section scar?
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Since a C-section is a surgery, the scar is similar to the scars left by other forms of surgery. Now, it is common for doctors to make the small horizontal or vertical c-section incision directly below the mother's pubic bone. This practice makes the C-section scar difficult to see once it heals.

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