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A 41-year-old member asked:

I gave birth 6 days ago and still bleeding, should i be concerned?

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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Postpartum bleeding : It depends upon the amount. While some bleeding is normal, the bleeding should have slowed. If your bleeding is excessive or has not slowed, please seek care immediately. Call your OB/GYN to speak with the MD on call or if the bleeding is excessive and you are dizzy, have vertigo or feel weak seek emergency care. It's important to seek care if you are lightheaded because of postpartum hemorrhage.
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