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Puerperium

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Postpartum decidual secretion present as: (LQ)



A Decidua capsularis
B Vasa previa,

C Bleeding perivaginal
D Lochia

Ans. D

Lochia

a. Lochia is the discharge from the uterus of blood, mucus, and tissue during the puerperal period. For the first six days postpartum it is distinctly blood-tinged and is known as lochia rubra or lochia cruenta. Over the following three or four days the discharge becomes brown and is known as lochia serosa.

b. After this it becomes yellow, then turning to white, and is known as lochia alba.

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