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Postpartum Hemorrhage Pelvic Pain
I'm 3 weeks postpartum and still have pelvic pain... It goes from a pain to a tightness right above my genital area?
Is it pain over : Pubic bone?Keep in mind that the pubic bone has to open to accomadate delivery of the baby.If this is the area to which you are referring,and the pain is gradually lessening,then Acetoaminophen or ibuprofen could be use gor pain relief.If this is not the area and you have a foul discharge ,consult your gyne. ...Read more
I had a postpartum hemorrhage after birth month ago and till now im facing severe intestinal pain constipatio and gaz all the time.What should I take?
Blame iron..maybe?!: Following a hemorrhage, there is a good chance, your doctor started you on iron supplementation. Yes? If so, the iron will help speed up your bodies natural process of replacing the blood lost after delivery. Unfortunately, iron can be very harsh on your GI system (cramping, constipation, etc). Adding a stool softener/fiber may help. Narcotic pain medication may cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Postpartum hemorrhage after delivery and again in 10 days.Bleeded a lot and my uterus didn't contrat.Went to hospital but uterus in pain.Is this normal?
No - think vWD.: I am sorry you are experiencing delivery complications. Your description fits several possibilitites: von willebrand's disease, fibroids, retained placenta, gestational trophoblastic disease including placental site trophoblastic tumor, endometritis and cervical tumors. Vwd possibility should be investigated with a hematologist! the rest can be managed with your obstetrician. ...Read more
I'm 9 weeks postpartum and I'm having pelvic pain. Had a sonogram and was told I have a blood clot in my uterus. Can this cause pain?
8 weeks postpartum, 1st period is black, sometimes pelvic pain when sneezing, and painful intercourse, could it be ovarian cysts or is it normal?
Still healing.: The first period after birth may be abnormal, but usually corrects the next time. Your other symptoms way reflect your body still healing, so give it some more time. If you are concerned, go see your GYN. ...Read more
Dangerous!: Postpartum hemorrhage still kills women in developed countries in generally preventable complications. It means a woman loses more than a liter of blood after c-section or more than half a liter after vaginal birth. Physicians have little time to act decisively to stem the hemorrhage before it becomes life-threatening. Blood transfusion, surgery, uterotonic meds, hysterectomy and intensive care! ...Read more
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