Postpartum hemorrhage

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What is postpartum hemorrhage?

Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) refers to abnormal bleeding after delivery, usually greater than 500mL of blood loss or 1000mL after a cesarean section. The risk of PPH increases beyond 20 weeks of gestation and it is a common cause of perinatal maternal death.

Common symptoms reported by people with postpartum hemorrhage

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with postpartum hemorrhage

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with postpartum hemorrhage, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with postpartum hemorrhage

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with postpartum hemorrhage, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has postpartum hemorrhage on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 2
40s 6
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 10

These charts show data from postpartum hemorrhage patients who have completed their condition history
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