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Complications related to the puerperium


Complications related to the puerperium

the group of diseases of the uterus, breast, vagina, venous system that occurs within a month after birth due to various reasons and disorders.

Complications from the uterus

The most common complication is postpartum hemorrhage, which begin immediately after birth and do not cause pain. It can be abundant and pose a threat to life. Causes in most cases traumatic, for treatment using medicines, preparations of blood, sometimes surgery.

Subinwalucia reduction in the rate of uterine contractions due to the delay postpartum discharge in the body. Diagnosed at 5-7 days after birth when the cervical canal is sealed with a blood clot or piece of membranes.

Endometritis inflammation of the mucous membrane of the uterus, arising from a difficult birth, low immunity transferred during pregnancy infection. Symptoms

  • aching pain
  • temperature rise
  • discharge with an unpleasant odor.

Treated with surgery, then prescribe a course of antibiotics.

Complications of the breast

Lactose stagnation in the breast milk. The symptoms are swelling and tenderness of Breasts, small pockets of seals, fever (slight). A group of diseases of the problem does not apply and requires more frequent breastfeeding (or frequent pumping), limitations in fluid intake. If lactose is supplemented by the infection, begins mastitis disease that requires emergency medical care, antibiotic treatment and sometimes surgical intervention.

Hypogalactia education insufficient quantity of milk. The problem is solved in most cases on your own through increasing the frequency of feeding, nutrition and sleep.

Complications from vaginal, cervical, skin

The main problem of education puerperal ulcers that from the impact of the infection become swollen and covered with bloom of pus. The problem is usually solved by the use of antiseptics, and sometimes surgical treatment of surfaces.

The complications of the venous system

Varicose veins of the rectum. It is characterized by pain in the perineum, and edema. Treated with prescribed drugs.

Thrombophlebitis inflammation of the vein wall and the formation of blood clots in veins. In the postpartum period most often occurs thrombosis in the pelvic veins. Diagnosed at 3-4 weeks after birth and requires surgical treatment.

The group of complications associated with the puerperium, includes dozens of diseases. It is important to diagnose and provide treatment before complications. You need to find the best specialists on the website Doc.ua and sign up for them at the reception to monitor the postnatal recovery of the body.