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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Unclear question: Post-partum state lasts for up to six weeks and is a natural physiologic state.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
39 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No specfic tests: Routine post partum visits include weight, blood pressure, maybe a blood count, to answer questions, screen for post partum depression, pelvic exam, a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
Not recommended: douching is not recommended, even if not associated with pregnancy
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Lots of choices: First get approval at your postpartum visit. Second search fitness yoder for my many answers. Third go to a credible site like cdc. Fourth start walki ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sitz bath ok. : Just soak your bottom. A shower is better for the rest.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Often it would be due to fluid retention that occurred during the pregnancy. Your body does a pretty good job of diuresing ('urinating' away the fluid ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Take it seriously: Patients who had pregnancy complications, a difficult delivery or even an uneventful pregnancy with a healthy newborn can go through postpartum depres ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, but 1 exception: Post partum hemorrhage is unlikely to occur again unless you have a clotting disorder that has not been diagnosed. (e.g. hemophilia like entities).
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Unfortunately, the answer to your question is no. They may not as flared or as prominent but they will not go away. It's like varicose veins once show ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise will burn-: -fat, & build up your muscles which is heavier than fat. This may B the new U but look @ your diet & keep track of calories in & out. Ther ... Read More
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