The fact is that after the birth of the child, the mother may experience complications. About one of them - the placental polyp - read further.
The placental polyp can be formed in the uterine cavity for various reasons. In most cases this is not related to the postpartum period. It often happens that the placental polyp appears after abortion or unsuccessful curettage. Postpartum polyp has its own characteristics. In particular, it is difficult to identify in the first days after the birth of a child, so the examination and treatment are not immediately.
Independently determine the presence of the placental polyp is very difficult. Although its main symptom is considered to be uterine bleeding, but after childbirth it is common. Any woman should be alerted, if the bleeding does not stop for a long time and after discharge from the maternity hospital. In such cases, you should immediately consult a doctor, because it is fraught with unpleasant consequences - anemia and inflammation of the uterine cavity.
If you suspect a placental polyp, doctors recommend a vaginal ultrasound examination. If the disease is confirmed, the woman is hospitalized and hospital treatment begins.
To date, the only way to get rid of the placental polyp is considered surgical intervention. The surgeon removes it by scraping the uterine mucosa with subsequent hysteroscopy. Such an operation is performed under general anesthesia, the woman does not feel pain at all. After the procedure, the doctors prescribe a histological examination. Thus, the previously diagnosed diagnosis is confirmed and antibacterial and anti-anemia treatment is prescribed.
In other things, nothing is impossible. The postpartum appearance of the placental polyp can be avoided. For example, when planning a pregnancy, a woman should be careful about her health. First, to avoid abortions, and secondly, to be checked several weeks after the spontaneous miscarriages. If an unpleasant procedure is necessary to pass, then choose experienced specialists. In no case do not have community abortions!
Often postpartum placental polyps appear due to incorrect or incomplete removal of the placenta or placenta. In the maternity hospital, ask the doctor to carefully inspect the uterine cavity after extracting the afterbirth. Especially it should be done, if there is any doubt about the integrity of the placenta. Please note that examining the uterus by hand is a rather unpleasant procedure, but it will help to solve many problems associated with possible future treatment.
In the end, we add that it is forbidden to let the placental polyp loose on its own. Do not listen to advice, they say, everything will pass by itself. The lack of treatment can lead to further infertility.
Take care of your health and after giving birth! After all, the rule: healthy mother - the baby is healthy after the birth of the baby.