postpartum hemorrhage

Type: Term Definitions: 1. hemorrhage from the birth canal in excess of 500 mL after a vaginal delivery or 1000 mL after a cesarean delivery during the first 24 hours after birth.
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postpartum hemorrhage

hemorrhage that follows soon after childbirth.
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Postpartum Hemorrhage

Excessive bleeding in a woman following delivery. Although the conidtion is more likely during a cesaren delivery, it can occur during a vaginal delivery. Excessive blood loss can cause a dangerous drop in the mother's blood pressure and can lead to shock and death if not treated properly. Broader term(s): Hemorrhage
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Postpartum hemorrhage

Hemorrhage after childbirth, or postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), is the loss of blood following childbirth resulting in hypovolemia or otherwise causing a woman to become symptomatic due to the blood loss. Some practitioners measure PPH by a blood loss of greater than 500 ml of blood following vaginal birth, or 1000 ml of blood following cesarean sect...
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Postpartum hemorrhage

Heavy bleeding from the uterus
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