Beware of infection of the biological layer, vagina, post-birth

The article was consulted professionally by Specialist I Le Thi Phuong – Obstetrics and Gynecology Department – Share99 Ha Long International Health Hub. Dr. Le Thi Phuong has 29 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology.

Infection of the rye, vagina, post-birth is a common accident among obstetric accidents. Women should be wary of post-birth infection warning symptoms to promptly be diagnosed and treated, avoiding dangerous complications.

1. Infection of the rye, vagina, post-birth – common complications

When the maternity labor is normal, sometimes the vagina opens not wide enough for the baby's head to get out. In this case, the procedure for incision of the mesmenis is carried out to help the mother give birth to the baby more smoothly. This is a procedure to make a short incision in the area between the vagina and the anus (also known as the perineal layer) during the enlarged vagina to give birth to a baby. It is better to actively cut so that the vagina is torn. After taking out the placenta, the doctor will take an anesthetic to relieve pain and stitch the mesmenity back.

After cutting the mesenteritis, the maternity may suffer pain, festering stitches, podium, itching,… This may be a sign of post-birth mesthial infection. In addition, women are also susceptibleto post-birth vaginal infections, post-birth vaginal infections (over-growing bacteria) due to bacterial infections during labor.

2. Symptoms of perial, vaginal, post-birth vaginal infections

Symptoms warning of post-birth infection include:

  • Fever or chills;
  • Abdominal pain under much;
  • Itching of the area of the and vagina;
  • Burning sensation, severe pain when urinating;
  • Unable to control media
  • More bleeding, blood clots;
  • Permensis,, vagina with redness, enlarged swelling;
  • Purulent biological stitches;
  • There are many odorous epidemics, when the examination is very painful;

3. Causes of infection of the mesmenium,, vagina after birth

Beware of infection of the biological layer, vagina, post-birth

All common bacteria such as sysys, sysentosis, anaerobic bacteria, Coli bacterium cause post-birth infection

All common bacteria such as suococcal, sycococcal, anaerobic bacteria, Coli bacterium,… can cause post-birth infection. They are frequently present in the environment, when they encounter favorable conditions such as visits to childbirth, obstetric procedures, they will penetrate the body through lesions in the vagina, vagina, perineal incisions or vegetable areas attached to the bottom of the uterus. The degree of severe or mild infection depends on the health of the maternity, the toxicity of the bacteria and their antibiotic resistance depending on the time of detection and treatment of the infection.

Factors that increase the risk of bacterial infections of the vagina, pussy and post-birth periterium include: Poor nutrition, anemia, obesity, gestational intoxication, amniotic rupture, premature amniotic fluid rupture, fluid rupture, prolonged labor, procedures such as vegetable peeling, repeated vaginal examination during labor , monitor the fetus by penetration into the uterus, post-birth blood bandages, young women,…

4. Preventive measures for infection of the post-birth layer of the rye, and vagina

After birth, if properly clean, the stitches of the peri should heal in about 2-4 weeks depending on the location of each maternity. Measures to relieve pain and prevent post-birth infection include:

  • Apply cold compresses to relieve pain, reduce swelling. Women can use cold gauze or ice packs to apply to stitches, then dry with a clean towel;
  • Take painkillers prescribed by your doctor so as not to affect the quality of breast milk;
  • Choose a sitting position that puts less pressure on the stitches or can sit on the steam cushion to relieve pain when sitting;
  • Take care of the stitches of the mesmenis clean and dry on the advice of a doctor, especially after urination. Women should wipe the perineum and twice a day to prevent infection. When going to the toilet should be quickly washed with a shower and gently dry. When wiping should be wiped from front to back to reduce the risk of infection from the anus;
  • Use stool softener if the stool is painful. It is recommended to eat a lot of fiber and drink plenty of water to limit constipation;
  • Do not rinse deeply inside, use tampons or have sex until the time of your doctor's permission;
  • Rest a lot, limit strong movement to avoid harm to the wound;
  • Practice pelvic floor exercises and walk regularly to help blood flow and promote wounds to heal quickly;
  • Change the taming bandage regularly every 4-6 hours, ensuring no damage to the stitches so that the wound is always clean, reducing the accumulation of germs, moisture and reducing the risk of infection;
  • Wear cool, soft panties, wash and dry before wearing to avoid infection;
  • Follow scientific nutrition according to the instructions of the doctor.

In addition to following the above notes, do not forget to observe the condition of the perusus stitches as well as the area of the and vagina. When the closed area shows signs of redness, pain, fever, bleeding, open stitches, discharge,… showing that there is an inflammation or infection, the maternity should immediately go to the doctor for timely treatment.

With normal maternity, tearing the mesmenis at birth not only causes pain, but also affects later health. At Share99 International Health Hub, there isamethod of " Painless Calving ", with this method, the mother's process of overtaking will become more gentle, helping mothers overcome gently, give birth to healthy babies.

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