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Light periods post child birth, vaginal itching, hormonal headache. Normal symptoms?

It s been 9 months since giving birth. My period comes every 28 days. The first day is light second is heavy and third/fourth is really light. This is the first time but I need my period about a week ago and today I woke itch a horrible, as I call it, hormonal headache and very light spotting. Is his normal? Are my hormones still dusting to hangers?
Asked On : Tue, 16 Oct 2012
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Thanks for writing in.
After child birth, women do experience hormonal imbalance but after about 6 month it becomes normal [but indivisual variations do occur].
As per your history, you are having regular periods after child birth. It indicates that hormonal balance is good now.
The symptoms you are suggesting is like vaginal itching is not normal and can not be attributed to hormonal imbalance. You need to get detail vaginal examination to rule out local causes like vaginitis i.e inflammatory lesions.
Headache could be because of delayed periods or stress.
I hope I have answered your query. In case of doubt feel free to revert back.

Best regards,
Dr. Neelam.
Answered: Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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