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Infection of placenta left behind during first pregnancy. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i had a baby just over 1 year ago no..... i had some placenter left behind. i had heavy bleeding for 6 weeks before i had
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User :   after having my baby 1 year ago i had some placenter left behind... i had heavy bleeding for 6 weeks before i hade Dand C done... i was told that because i had some placenter left i got an infection.
Doctor :   ok
User :   could that infection been prevented if i had had the D and C done earlyer and could the infection be preventing me from getting pregnant now?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   that infection could have been prevented if there would have been Check curettage
Doctor :   done at the time post delivery and alternatively examining the sample of placenta soon after
Doctor :   but they are thing of the past since
Doctor :   you have attained infection now
Doctor :   as long as you have the infection therea are less chances of you getting pregnant
User :   no the infection was found at the time of D and C wich was 6 weeks after birth
Doctor :   so you will now need to take regular and complete the course of medication and get your self reexamined after completing the course of medication
Doctor :   so as to see if the infection has cleared
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   That is fine having got the D&C done since it would have removed all the Placental tissues that would have retained
User :   so there could be scaring from the infection that could be preventing me form gettin pregnant
Doctor :   But it will
Doctor :   be essential for you to get your self reassessed to get the infection cleared completely .
Doctor :   No it is only going to be temporary.
Doctor :   that you will not get pregnant
User :   ok thank you for you time... you have been vary helpful
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