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After giving birth is it normal to bleed when pooping?

After giving birth is it normal to bleed when pooping?

Sometimes: During labor, especially when pushing, you can cause hemorrhoids to worsen. If you have internal hemorrhoids then can bleed easily when you have a bowel movement. You should check with your doctor to see if you have internal hemorrhoids as there are medications which can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed more days after giving birth?

Is it normal to bleed more days after giving birth?

Possible: After childbirth the cycle pattern can change including length of cycle, number of days on menses, blood loss, cramps, etc. ...Read more

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What bleeding is normal after giving birth?

What bleeding is normal after giving birth?

YOU SHOULD be asking: Your OB that question, that is part of your ob's job, you can have some lochia that should keep getting lighter for 3-4 weeks sometimes longer if you are having heavy bleeding or it was light then gets heavier you may ahve a problems with your uterus like it is not inv0luting properly or retained tissue, if you are worried your OB can do an exam blood work and ultrasound, i tell my pts what to exp. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I am scared to poop after giving birth?

Is it normal that I am scared to poop after giving birth?

Yes: Your intestines take a while to get back to normal, so it may take several days for you to need to have a bowel movement. In that time, the stool can get hard and be difficult to pass. It's a good idea to take a tool softener until things are working right. And keep up your fluids! ...Read more

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Im 38wks and am really afraid fear pooping when giving birth is this normal ?

Im 38wks and am really afraid fear pooping when giving birth is this normal ?

Yes: If there is stool in your lower bowel and rectum you will push it out as you are pushing the baby down the birth canal. This is normal and common and we simply clean it up as it occurs. You can request an enema (or give your self one) when labor starts to minimize this from happening. ...Read more

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I've been bleeding for over 7 weeks after giving birth it seemed to slow down initially after 4 weeks then it got heavy. Is this normal? Or my period?

I've been bleeding for over 7 weeks after giving birth it seemed to slow down initially after 4 weeks then it got heavy. Is this normal? Or my period?

Your body: is responding normally to not having normal hormonal balance for 10 months. Sometimes this can lead to irregular bleeding during or in between periods for a few months before you become regular again. If you are trying to get pregnant (just IF), then you will need to wait for your periods to be regular. If not, then just ride it out. If it persists beyond 3-4 months, go see a healthcare pro. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be bleeding after giving birth 16 wks. Ago?

Is it normal to still be bleeding after giving birth 16 wks. Ago?

No: That is not right unless you bled and stopped and then started bleeding again that may signify your first period after birth. Continuous non-stop bleeding after delivery x 16 weeks is not normal, otherwise, and calls for a check up with your obgyn. ...Read more

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I have been bleeding for 3 months after giving birth nonstop. It is light but i want to know if its normal. I'm also on the depo.

Not really normal: If patients of mine are still bleeding after about 6-7 weeks, then i usually do an ultrasound to see if there's something wrong. There isn't always a problem to be found, but it's nice to know that for sure. Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) does cause irregular bleeding too, especially if you are not breastfeeding. In any case, i'd look into it further. ...Read more

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After giving birth i had 5 weeks of normal bleeding, but 1 week after my check up i started bleeding and haven't stopped since and its going on 3 months.

After giving birth i had 5 weeks of normal bleeding, but 1 week after my check up i started bleeding and haven't stopped since and its going on 3 months.

See doctor: If you've been bleeding for 3 months, this isn't normal and i would make an appt with gynecologist for evaluation. It's possible that has nothing to do with recent birth, but problem with uterus, thyroid or pituitary. See a doctor for evaluation though, bleeding could cause anemia and fatigue as well. Good luck! ...Read more

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