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Lumps coming out of vagina post c-section - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I had a emergancy c-section 5 weeks ago because I had pre elamsia. For the past few days I have noticed small skin like lumps coming out of my vagina with bright red bood as I am still bleeding. I have low back and some times abdo pain and on occasion it hurts to pass water.
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Let me read it
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Doctor :  
It is common to have such discharge till 6 weeks post delivery
User :   so it is ok to have these small lumps coming out, there not clots they are small lumps that have skin. what are they? and why are they coming out?
Doctor :  
Yes, there shall be such uterine remnants
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and it shall subside in few weeks
User :   is it ok to still be bleedin bright red
User :   my sticthes are quite sticky on my c section wound and I put on anti botics but it still dischargin and smells quite offensive
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
It is always better for you to report back to your Obstetrician
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and get it diagnosed
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if there is infection, then treatment will have to be taken

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