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How Long Will I Have A Discharge After Giving Birth
4-6 weeks: You will likely have discharge for 4-6 weeks after a vaginal birth. It will start out heavy and bloody and change to a brown, yellow and finally white color. If you are passing a clots or continue to have heavy bleeding after the first couple of days contact your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
Varies: After giving birth there are a variety of types of discharge. Some women will have white discharge, pink discharge, frank bleeding of bright red blood, or passing dark brown clots. Really nearly anything is normal and it's normal for it to fluctuate. The uterus is still shrinking and as it does so, it pushes out old blood and new blood. Normal for it to smell kinda bad too. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I am having unusual bloody discharge similar to the one i would get when i was close to giving birth (my son is 10 months now)is that normal?
Not unusual: In the days following delivery, the discharge, often called 'lochial discharge' does seem to have an odor. This is to some extent related to the ongoing healing of the uterine wall related to the where the placenta attached and old blood. Regardless, given that you are noticing a foul odor, you must talk with your ob/gyn now about this! ...Read more
NO: See you obgyn doc for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi, I had a baby 12 weeks ago. Since giving birth I have had a lot more discharge then normal. -no smell , thick white and creamy. Thanks
Can be normal: Hi, and congratulations on your new baby! What you are describing could be normal, as there is no itching or other symptoms, and will likely resolve in another few weeks. If it persists, you may have your doctor or midwife do an exam. ...Read more
I've had sex w/ my partner 3 weeks after giving birth to our first baby i've had these WHITE STICKY STRETCHY circle form discharge what this mean?
Maybe nothing?: This could be just a normal discharge with hormone changes after pregnancy. As long as you have no pain or bleeding, it is probably not an infection, and you are probably ok. We do usually recommend waiting about 4-6 weeks after giving birth to start having sex, just to allow everything to heal. Remember to use birth control, as you can get pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more
What does white discharge mean and cramps 5 weeks after giving birth? I healed quickly no problems.
Depends on discharge: Some mild white vaginal discharge is normal, and is likely due to the body responding to hormones. If the discharge becomes excessive, foul-smelling, cottage cheese-like, or associated with itching or discomfort, you might consider bringing it up with your doctor, since it could be due to an infection. ...Read more
Good day, i want to ask why I have green discharge after 4mos of giving birth. Papsmear is negative, done taking albothyl but still have the green dis?
Abnormal: Some infection s particularly pseudomonas cause green drainage.Be checked by gyn. ...Read more
After giving birth back in jan., I tore in the 2nd degree. Ever since then (my doc said that it would heal on it's own) it hasn't healed. There is a sour odor and a yellowish/brownish discharge with an itch. They have done texts before but each time they
6 weeks after giving birth stopped bleeding red at 3 weeks but ever since then I've had brown stringy discharge im exclusively breastfeeding ?
Still normal: Some women bleed for up to 6-8 weeks after delivery. Discuss with your OB at your 6 week follow up appointment. ...Read more
After giving birth my first three month i have my period but now have been 6 month without it and today i have a brown discharge irregular period alwa?
I stopped having blood clots during my period after giving birth but now I have to wear pantyliners everysay because of brown discharge. Is it normal?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems Obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Im on 8 weeks after giving birth, and 2 weeks now using birth control pills, I have brown vaginal discharge, what 's that means? Is that a period?
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