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A 27-year-old male asked:

What can a woman do to stop continued bleeding months after giving birth? and is it normal?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Post-partum bleeding: "Continuous" bleeding for months after delivery may be related to retained placental fragments. See your OB physician for an exam and treatment. This may require a minor surgical procedure.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for a woman to bleed up to 3 months after giving birth?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics & Gynecology 34 years experience
Unusual: Seems too long, especially if this is on the heavier side. The OB provider would want to evaluate this
Last updated Apr 14, 2019

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