A 43-year-old member asked:
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could having a yeast infection cause increased postpartum bleeding?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not usually: Yeast infections normally don't cause bleeding.
Answered on Dec 30, 2014

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Not usually: Yeast infections don't usually cause bleeding. It would be prudent to get this medically evaluated.

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