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What is the reason for postpartum dark brown discharge ?

i am 4 weeks postpartum and having a dark brown almost black discharge I had a vaginal birth , with no complications. I went through the colors that I was supposed to red dark red light brown then I almost stopped bleeding .... then I bled red again now I m at a dark brown almost black color I have been having moderate cramping lately and migraines (they may not be related) Is this normal or should I consult my doctor?
Asked On : Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician, Pulmonology 's  Response
Its pretty normal to have bleed per vagina even upto 6 weeks after delivery. dont worry
Answered: Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Aseem's  Response
Welcome to HCM
Read your prob, after 4wks of delivary blood comes from vagina is not normal. colour of bleeding is dark brown n red, this is considered as postpartum bleeding. you should get sonography, n consult with your doc.
Answered: Fri, 5 Aug 2011
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