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AFTERPAINS [1 record]

Record 1 2003-12-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Pregnancy
DEF

The uterine contractions, often painful, that occur after the birth of an infant.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Grossesse
CONT

Des contractions utérines douloureuses, les «tranchées» apparaissent souvent dès le premier jour et persisteront 2 à 3 jours. [...] on prescrira plus volontiers des anti-inflammatoires [...] efficaces sur les douleurs des tranchées en raison de leur action anti-prostaglandines.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Embarazo
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