Blood Loss After Curettage?
I had a miscarriage / the baby died in the womb on December 9, 2019 at the age of 6 months of pregnancy, then I gave birth normally but there was still a residual placenta in the uterus when the doctor cracked down on it. After the curette I bled almost 2 weeks but after that the blood stopped almost 2 weeks. After that I bleed quite a lot like menstruation, this is my first day bleeding after stopping 2 weeks. Is it menstrual blood or not? I also want to know whether it is normal or not? Please answer clearly and easily understood. Thank you 😍
Good evening, thanks for asking at HealthReplies.com. Curettage is a medical action taken to expel foreign tissue from the uterus, because if left unchecked, infection can result in a fatal impact on the body. Examples of conditions where curettage is needed are when fetal death, miscarriage, empty pregnancy and grape pregnancy occur.
Curettage is done by putting the patient in an anesthetized state, then a special tool in the form of a dredge is inserted into the vagina to then dredge the tissue out. Because some of the tissue is attached to the uterine wall, some of the uterine wall is also dredged out during this process.
This dredging of the uterine wall causes side effects such as bleeding and irregular menstrual cycles. So if this happens to you, this is a normal post-curette condition. The problem is, we cannot say whether the bleeding that you are experiencing is menstrual blood or not because the origin and components of the bleeding are the same.
So we suggest you try first to notice your menstrual cycle for the next few months, and the value of the condition. If the bleeding still doesn't come back regularly after 6 months, or the bleeding is too much and makes you weak, check yourself back at the obstetrician to find out the possibility through a series of historical excavations, physical examination and support such as ultrasound. The handling that you will receive later depends on the results of this inspection.
Meanwhile, for now live a healthy lifestyle, maintain ideal body weight, multiply the consumption of fruits and vegetables, avoid smoking, and maintain pubic hygiene. So, hopefully answering your question.