Pain

Lochia

I am still bleeding after delivery and I have a stomach pain, is this normal?

Bleeding or "lochia" is normal after childbirth; it gradually becomes less bloody, becoming pink, then yellow and white and ceases between the 2nd and 6th postpartum week.

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Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea etymologically means difficulty with menstrual flow.

However, we use this term to refer to painful menstruation (algomenorrhea). This pain precedes or accompanies menstruation. They may also be accompanied by diarrhea, vomiting, dizziness and headaches. There are several types of menstrual pain: pain that occurs during first menstrual periods, pain that occurs after years of pain-free menstrual periods; and pain with and without organic causes.

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Analgesia

Elimination or reduction of pain through different methods.

During pregnancy one should not resort to self-medication; however, in case of joint pain, migraines, etc. you can use paracetamol as an analgesic.

Regarding the birth, in the Maternity there are several ways to handle your pain.

Film: "Epidural anesthesia for pregnant women"

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