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A 27-year-old female asked:

10 weeks postpartum. lochia stopped at 8 wks. now 2d heavy bleeding, sm clots and dark mucousy tissue. started micronor (norethindrone) 6d ago. afebrile is this normal?

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Dr. Ted Anderson
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: Irregular bleeding is not an uncommon occurrence after pregnancy, especially if breastfeeding is involved. With the micronor (norethindrone) (progesterone only pill) your bleeding should decrease in amount and duration.

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