Swelling after childbirth
Child Development / / March 27, 2016
How to get rid of the swelling after childbirth
swelling after giving birth, what to do, how to treat them and why do they occur?Many expectant mothers there is swelling.In most cases this is a variant of the norm, due to a change in the circulation of women in the state, a heavy load on the legs, hormonal.But why not go swelling after giving birth?Let's investigate.
Most often this question is asked only to women who have given birth.They believe that the swelling should disappear within hours after birth.But often it is not.Excess liquid leaves the tissue for some time, from a few days to several weeks.It should arrive in order and hormones.Everything has its time.
But it also happens that causes swelling of hands, feet after childbirth are as kidney disease or endocrine system.In such cases, the swelling occurs in the morning, and is visible on the face.It becomes puffy, there are bags under the eyes.And no standard prevention of edema in the postpartum period does not help.
Regarding the kidney, then on their status can be seen in blood tests and urine tests that are sure to give up in the hospital, and sometimes more than once.If you want to be immediately carried out the treatment.But endocrinology pathology will have to look to a physician after discharge from the hospital.
Sometimes during pregnancy edema are due to varicose veins.And the problem persists after birth.In the initial stages of varicose veins helps compression garment.Medications virtually ineffective.In severe situations, making operation - to remove the diseased vein or do sclerotherapy.The first step is quite traumatic, and the second requires a special skill of the surgeon.
If the case only in physiology, to get rid of swelling feet after childbirth can be ordinary methods.I do not eat a lot of salt.Drinking lots of water, it is, by the way, and to produce breast milk is useful.Try to move.Long did not sit and not stand.Wear comfortable shoes.Pulmonary edema in the last weeks of pregnancy and at any other time pass if to lie with raised legs (put them on a pillow) or do the exercises for the feet.
Are there any among the means removing swelling after childbirth diuretics?In them there is no need.Especially considering the fact that they will act on a child who eats breast milk.Lactating women generally undesirable to take any official or agent of folk medicine without extreme need.