Lochium in a sentence

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After the birth of the first infant the lochia failed to flow, no milk appeared in the breasts, and the belly remained large.
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A woman of Arles was delivered on November 11, 1796, of a child at term; she had connection with her husband four days after; the lochia stopped, and the milk did not flow after this intercourse.
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Klein speaks of the metastasis of the milk to the lochia.
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The vaginal discharge which regularly follows the termination of pregnancy gets its name from the Greek word _lochia_.
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The amount of lochia varies, and will likely fall below the average in small or anemic women and rise above it in those who are large or robust.
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Toward the end of a week the lochia changes from a bright red to a brownish color, because the discharge now includes certain products of disintegration.
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Somewhat later the lochia consists almost entirely of mucus, being only streaked with blood; but there will be an increase in the bleeding when the patient gets up; and injudicious activity may cause flooding.
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A faint but characteristic odor to the lochia proves very disagreeable to some patients, and on that account it was formerly customary to give them a daily douche throughout the lying-in period.
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Menstruation generally becomes as painless as the flow of the lochia; and so far as a patient can tell the two phenomena are identical.
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The fact that the cavity of the uterus has been deprived of its lining is responsible for the lochia, whereas the menstrual discharge occurs in spite of the lining, through which it breaks at regular intervals in response to a stimulus that is absent for a longer or shorter period after the birth of a child.
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The condition of the uterus, the character of the lochia, and the firmness of the pelvic floor will determine the day, but usually it proves wiser to defer it until fully two weeks have lapsed.
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Examples of Lochium

Example #1
Of course, there is no predicting what may develop later in his life, but in any event science will be benefited.
Example #2
In about three weeks after the accouchement she had connection with her husband, and in a few days felt fetal movements.
Example #3
Jarvis reports a case in a post-chaplain who had lived at Fortress Monroe, Va., for thirty years.
Example #4
But he was a complete fool.
Example #5
It weighed 57 pounds, being 20 1/2 inches long and 30 inches in circumference.
Example #6
Gardane speaks of metastasis to the lungs, and there is another case on record in which this phenomenon caused asphyxia.