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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?
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
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
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
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
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