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Using Clotrimazole for thrush. Bleeding, no pain or swelling. Usual side effect?

Hi my wife is on day 3 of a 3 day use of clotrimazole 3 vaginal cream that she was prescribed for thrush. She had our baby 6 weeks ago via c section and has not started having her period post baby. She tells me that she is bleeding a little. She says it is watered down, but bright red whereas her periods are more of a maroon colour. She has no pain, no irritation or swelling . My wife is 28, otherwise healthy. Is the bleeding a usual side effect? Do I need to take her to the hospital?
Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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Welcome to healthcare magic.
Thank you for your query.

Usually bleeding stops within 6 weeks of delivery.
But sometimes it takes some longer period to stop bleeding.
Not excessive bleeding, only mild.
But if it is associated with watery discharge & fowl smelling then pelvic inflammatory disease should be excluded.
This is not a side effect of clotrimazole.
Menstruation after delivery vary women to women.
It may take 2-9 months to start menstruation.

Consult with the concerned doctor.

I hope I have been some help of your query.
Please write if you have any doubt.
Take care
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