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When Will My Uterus Be Back To Normal After Giving Birth
Yes, maybe: It may take up to 6 weeks for the uterus to return to its original size. As long as there is no bleeding or pain, it is normal for the uterus to be enlarged and firm. It is best to be examined by your OB to make sure the uterus is appropriate size for this stage of the post partum period. ...Read more
Postpatum prolapse: After delivery, all pelvic organs are very lax, large and vascular.One has to wait 6-12 weeks for 'return to normal'.All young people have a good deal of resilience of their tissues and many organs which looked impossible to reduce do regress into their original position-specially with use of kegel's exercises.My advice will be to wait and watch! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for my low uterus (they said its still low) after giving birth via c-section to go up again to the right place and not be low?
Does the uterus tear while giving birth? I'm afraid of amniotic fluid embolism although I know it's rare.
Any risk factors?: Uterine rupture occurs usually when the scar of a previous C-section tears open and is rare. Multiple prior C-sections are risk. AFE occurs when amniotic fluid or fetal cells or hair enter the maternal circulation leading to complications in the mother and is rare . Risk factors include multiparty, advanced maternal age, male fetus and trauma and uterine rupture. Discuss risk factors if you have. ...Read more
I have severe and constant pain in my uterus area. Feels like I am giving birth but I am not pregnant. What should I do? What could it possibly be?
Un-invert it: Hopefully you will be attended by an Ob/Gyn or midwife who knows what to do. In general,a uterine inversion can be prevented by not putting a lot of traction on the umbilical cord after birth. When a uterine inversion happens, the first thing to do is to immediatly fix it by putting pressure on the inverted fundus. If this doesn't work, meds or surgery are used. Best wishes! ...Read more
Discuss with your MD: You can only know if you have infection if you have symptoms and had an exam by your doctor and a culture taken if there is an infection to find the right antibiotic to treat the infection.In my opinion Keflex is not very effective antibiotic for uterine infection due to many organism being resistant to it. ...Read more
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