Hi, I am only 20 and just 10 weeks ago had my third child c-sections all of them, During this last one i had the TL done, my after birth seemed to be fairly light after only 6days then every 3 or so days i would have a large gush of very smelly fresh blood. This happend all the way up until just after my 6 week check up. Then i was bleeding extreamly heavily, more than a pad every 2 hours. The heavy bleeding did slow down after 5 days then was like a regular period for 3 days and to this day i am having a orangeish discharge very smelly and the pain in my stomach and vagina is hardly bareable. any thoughts?
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The bleeding that you describe does sound abnormal. Were hormonal tests and ultrasound scan done at your 6 week check-up? You should consider going back to your gynecologist/obstetrician, report your symptoms and request for a complete hormonal check along with ultrasound scan. Severe periodic bleeding and smelly altered discharge along with lower abdomen and vaginal pain can also be suggestive of infection. A vaginal swab/smear test done will help to look for and identify infection.
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