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A 19-year-old female asked:

5 weeks postpartum. vaginal delivery, uncomplicated, minor tears. was told after stitches healed i could have sex, did after 4 weeks. bleeding had stopped, came back a few days later. dark red and occasional small blood clot. called ob and said norma?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes, this can be: normal, some bleeding up to 6 weeks from delivery. As long as no pain, no restrictions from sex. Contraception should considered, and started if not already done.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2020

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