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Recently Gave Birth (Overview)

Postpartum is a term that means after the "separation of the mother and the baby", or after the baby is delivered.


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I recently gave birth. What symptoms will I experience?

Happiness : Do you have any concern? Talk to you ob/gyn on your post partum visit. ...Read more

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Recently Gave Birth (Overview)

Postpartum is a term that means after the "separation of the mother and the baby", or after the baby is delivered.


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I recently gave birth and soon after I started having excess mucus with a fishy smell. How embarrassing, but I need to know if this is possibly a pH balance or something more severe.?

I recently gave birth and soon after I started having excess mucus with a fishy smell.  How embarrassing, but I need to know if this is possibly a pH balance or something more severe.?

Common infection: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is a common treatable vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth and inbalance of vaginal bacteria. This upset increases ph. Nitrites in vaginal fluid causes a fishy smell. Typically BV is treated with oral Metronidazole (flagyl), rarely vaginal gel, while abstaining during treatment. Certain probiotic vaginal capsules used can help the vagina regrow normal bacterial flora. ...Read more

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Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Yes: Tummy tucks or adominoplasty is great at rejuvenating the post oartum abdomen. This procedure will realign your rectis muscles in the midline limiting the diastasis typically created by your pregnancy as well as remove excess skin laxity and unsitely stretch marks. Remember, however, if you plan to having more children this will typically recur. ...Read more

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I recently gave birth. What symptoms will I experience?

Happiness : Do you have any concern? Talk to you ob/gyn on your post partum visit. ...Read more

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I recently gave birth and soon after I started having excess mucus with a fishy smell. How embarrassing, but I need to know if this is possibly a pH balance or something more severe.?

Common infection: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is a common treatable vaginal infection caused by an overgrowth and inbalance of vaginal bacteria. This upset increases ph. Nitrites in vaginal fluid causes a fishy smell. Typically BV is treated with oral Metronidazole (flagyl), rarely vaginal gel, while abstaining during treatment. Certain probiotic vaginal capsules used can help the vagina regrow normal bacterial flora. ...Read more

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My sister had stones in galbladder.She recently gave birth to a baby.Is it mandatory to go through operation to remove stones or any other option?

My sister had stones in galbladder.She recently gave birth to a baby.Is it mandatory to go through operation to remove stones or any other option?

Assuming: Your sister is not an unacceptably high anesthetic risk, cholecystectomy is generally advised if she has any symptoms. She should consult her doctor for specific recommendation in her case. ...Read more

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Recently gave birth, exclusively breastfeeding, and prescribed motrin for pain. If excreted through breastmilk, how does motrin affect my newborn?

Recently gave birth, exclusively breastfeeding, and prescribed motrin for pain. If excreted through breastmilk, how does motrin affect my newborn?

Depends: Motrin is commonly prescribed for breast feeding moms as it is safe to use. Using too much Motrin may cause a problem for mom. Use the prescribed amount. ...Read more

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Recently gave birth naturally, week later have been experiencing sudden sharp pains in my lower right abdomen & pressure before & during bowel movemen?

Recently gave birth naturally, week later have been experiencing sudden sharp pains in my lower right abdomen & pressure before & during bowel movemen?

Call your OB MD: It is difficult to answer this question without an examination. You need to call the OB MD who delivered you for an appointment and exam. ...Read more

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Hpv with colposcopy 5 years ago had clear pap after birth of son 3 years ago so haven't had pap in 3 years recently gave birth and have back pain ?

Hpv with colposcopy 5 years ago had clear pap after birth of son 3 years ago so haven't had pap in 3 years recently gave birth and have back pain ?

Get a pap-smear: Your back pain is probably not related to the abnormal pap-smear history; however, it would be wise to get a follow-up pap since you have a history of HPV and no pap in 3 years. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can a tummy tuck help a post-pregnancy belly? I recently gave birth to twin girls. Right now, I am five months postpartum, but none of the exercises that I am doing are helping get rid of my saggy belly skin. Can tummy tucks actually get rid of all this e

Yes: Tummy tucks or adominoplasty is great at rejuvenating the post oartum abdomen. This procedure will realign your rectis muscles in the midline limiting the diastasis typically created by your pregnancy as well as remove excess skin laxity and unsitely stretch marks. Remember, however, if you plan to having more children this will typically recur. ...Read more

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