Leucorrhoea After Giving Birth By Caesarean Section?
Good night . I want to ask, I have given birth to my first child in 3 months and now I have vaginal discharge. What is the cause? When giving birth I had a Caesarean. Thanks
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Leucorrhoea is the condition of the discharge, mucus or secretions from the vagina. Leucorrhoea can occur under normal conditions, because it is the body's natural method for maintaining genital hygiene and humidity. The discharge aims to protect the cervix and vagina from infection.
Leucorrhoea experienced by a person can be physiological (normal) or pathological (due to disease). Some conditions that can cause abnormalities in vaginal discharge, including:
Trichomoniasis. Can be characterized by smelling vaginal discharge, greenish colored, and foamy. Bacterial Vaginosis. Can be characterized by white vaginal discharge, grayish, fishy odor. Gonorrhea. White, grayish, or yellowish vaginal discharge. Leucorrhoea after giving birth, can be white or slightly reddish, pink. Leucorrhoea is brown, or accompanied by blood spots, can indicate genital sores, or disruption in the menstrual cycle. To identify the cause of your vaginal discharge, it is necessary to observe other symptoms that accompany vaginal discharge. Are there any abnormalities in the fluid coming out of the vagina, there are complaints such as fever, pain in the abdomen or genitals, pain during / after sex, pain in postoperative wounds, postoperative wound condition (are there signs of infection in the wound Caesarean section), whether the wound is open after surgery.
It is advisable to consult a doctor or obstetrician regarding Caesarean section for further examination and management. History can be carried out, physical examination, supporting examinations such as blood tests, examination of vaginal discharge, if found indications for the examination. It is not recommended to take self-medication without doctor's instructions, to keep post-operative wounds clean and dry, it is advisable to exercise control according to the specified schedule.
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