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A 34-year-old female asked:

I had an uncomplicated vaginal delivery 8 days ago, but today my bleeding stopped. i can still see some blood when i dry the area with toilet paper. should i call my dr or is it normal. ?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Post delivery ?'s: Bleeding that "stops after 8 days" following delivery may be secondary to a clot or debris stuck in the cervical canal, which should resolve. If the bleeding resumes, it generally is detectable for a few weeks after delivery.
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