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A 15-year-old female asked:

i had a d& c and a uterine artery embolization for severe postpartum hemorrhage its been a week and i'm lightly bleeding is it normal ?

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Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Yes: Having light bleeding a week after uterine artery embolization for a postpartum hemorrhage is normal. The bleeding is likely coming from the lining of the uterus where the placenta was. That area has to heal (even after having these others treatments) so women will bleed or spot for 3-6 weeks after having a baby.

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Last updated Sep 27, 2015

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