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What Does Lochia Smell Like
How long after possible implantation bleeding should a hpt show up positive, it's the first bleeding post partum so I have no cycle to go on. And why would the spotting stop for 12 hours then start back up only to be pink and smell like lochia?
I had lochia for a month and I started bleeding again 2 days after it stopped. It's been 3 weeks and I'm still bleeding. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is born 7 weeks ago normally . For 4.5 weeks i had lochia and stopped, then after a gap of 14 days it started & still going on from last 13 day.
Yes!: It will disappear, but n the field of the obstetrics, lochia is the vaginal discharge after giving birth (puerperium) containing blood, mucus, and uterian tissue. It is always common after childbirth. Most recommend no sexual activity for two weeks! the "lochia" itself poses no health issues, if a partner understands! ...Read more
Heavy bleeding, pain: Lochia is normal after having a baby, regardless of vaginal delivery, c-section, breastfeeding or bottle. Heavier bleeding should settle down within 5-10 days of the birth, but lighter bleeding & discharge can continue for 4-6 weeks. Contact your OB or midwife if the heavy bleeding is enough to soak through a pad an hour, continues past 10 days, or if you have pain, fever or odor. ...Read more
Yes.: Lochia usually refers to the discharge or bleeding that a woman has after her delivery. Therefore, I'm assuming that you are asking, when the Depo-Provera is given in the immediate post-partum period, can you have break through bleeding? After the injection, break through bleeding or spotting is common. ...Read more
I am 53yr old gyney RN , who has had bx metaplastic changes to my endocervix. Continual small watery sangueous lochia. Bx neg for malignancy. Sugges?
Can Lochia be thick, mucus like, yellow & in abundance? I also read it should be gone within a few weeks of giving birth, dose it last longer?
Lochia: last 4 to 8 weeks. It has three stages. The last stage is white to yellow. Sounds normal and nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Can period start after a month of giving birth? Lochia stopped at 3 weeks and started to have bright red blood on my 4th week.like an amount of period
Possible: It is possible to ovulate 2 weeks after a delivery and then have a period at 4 weeks after delivery. ...Read more
Im 5.5wks postpartum via cesarean. My bleeding had just about stopped until today. It's bright red heavy w/ jelly like clots. Is this still lochia?
Prob your period: If you had a c section 5-6 weeks ago and now experienced new onset of bleeding it is most likely your first period after delivery. ...Read more
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Cannot say: Suggest you see your ob/gyn and have them examine you. Do not fool around with this. ...Read more
Are you anemic?: Depending on your age, your menstral history, and your overall health what you describe might be okay, even normal. However, if you are fatiqued, your menstral cycles progressively getting longer and heavier, then you should go in and see your doctor. Your vital signs and a simple blood test will determine if you are anemic. If so, your doctor can help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had lochia for 5 weeks after birth & stopped . Starts bright red bleeding again in 6th week but not heavy. Is This 1st period?
Why did first period pp turn into spotting and cramps? Still continuing 2 weeks since period began. Lochia ended 3.5 weeks pp.
I'm 2 weeks postpartum and naturally I am still bleeding lochia. I started the mini pill today and I'm hoping it will stop the bleeding sooner??
It will not.: After the placenta is delivered the lining of the uterus call the decidua remains. The superficial layer is shead and this is call lochia. It is red brown for the first few days, called lochia ruba. Then it becomes watery, lochia serosa and is pinkish brown, for about 2-3 weeks. It then becomes yellow- white, lochia alba. It is not affected by either estrogen or progesterone contraceptive. ...Read more
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