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A 21-year-old female asked:

After c-section for 5 weeks i lose small amount of blood everyday even breast feeding. is it a period or any problem ?

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Dr. Amy Levine
Radiology 24 years experience
Postpartum bleeding: This is common. When you nurse, you release hormones that cause your uterus to contract, so you may feel some cramping and will notice spotting. At 5 wks, spotting is totally normal. If you have fever, pelvic pain/tenderness or increased bleeding, call your ob.

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