- Postpartum hemorrhage:
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Postpartum hemorrhage: Postpartum hemorrhage refers to excessive bleeding from the uterus after giving birth. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Postpartum hemorrhage, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Postpartum hemorrhage. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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causes of Postpartum hemorrhage as a symptom include:
The presence of abnormal uterine bleeding immediately after LABOR, OBSTETRIC or childbirth.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Postpartum hemorrhage mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Postpartum hemorrhage. Of the 14 causes of Postpartum hemorrhage that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Postpartum hemorrhage' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Postpartum hemorrhage or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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Medical Conditions associated with Postpartum hemorrhage:
Symptoms related to Postpartum hemorrhage:
Bleeding (1783 causes), Vaginal bleeding (147 causes), Bruising (348 causes), Bleeding disorders, Choriocarcinoma, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome Type I, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type II, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome type V, Factor V and factor VIII, Combined deficiency of, Factor V deficiency, Infection due to placental remnants, Leukemia, Placental hypertrophy
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