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Is excessive vaginal discharge normal after child birth?

Hello I don’t know if you can answer my question but here is my story. Ever since I had my baby which he is one year old I been having vaginal discharge. It’s not smell or itchy. It’s just uncomfortable having it since I’m always wet down there. The discharge is white a gooey and sticky. Is this normal to happen after giving birth ?
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
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Hello,

Vaginal discharge is common after a childbirth.

It will persist for a couple of days.

Nothing much to worry and it will settle by itself.

No definite treatment is required.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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