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Just gave birth 13 days ago. Symptoms are severe abdominal pains, diarrhea (sometimes accompanied by a small amount of blood) what is the cause?

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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine

In brief: Can be anything

If you have received antibiotics while in the hospital, you can develop pseudo-membranous colitis, which would give diarrhea, other type of colitis may also give diarrhea and bleeding, viral infection may do that also, you may need to be evaluated by a gastro-enterologist if your symptoms persist.

In brief: Can be anything

If you have received antibiotics while in the hospital, you can develop pseudo-membranous colitis, which would give diarrhea, other type of colitis may also give diarrhea and bleeding, viral infection may do that also, you may need to be evaluated by a gastro-enterologist if your symptoms persist.
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