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can a doctor tell if you had a miscarriage

A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience in Family Medicine
No, too late to know: If you want to get pregnant at 42, you may need to meet with a fertility specialist. If not, we recommend women continue Contraception until 51 or 52 ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: When a women who is pregnant has cramping and bleeding, the suspicion is that she may be miscarrying. If an ultrasound shows a non-viable pregnancy, ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Soon is better: The longer after, the harder it is to tell: it's easiest to tell while it's happening or very soon after.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
4-6 weeks: Usually 4-6 weeks.
A female asked:
Dr. Paul Nowicki
23 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Yes: A doctor can tell if a woman had a hysterectomy by doing a pelvic exam. There will be no cervix or uterus.
A 7-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Signs of sexual life: If your hymen is gone or torn then the gynecologist may assume. But, this can also happen with inserting tampons for your menstrual period. Your g ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience in Neurology
Ask witness: Your lost awareness--you injured yourself, bit your tongue, wet yourself--you just dont know how ask your neuro.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 month: After a miscarriage, the initial cycle is delayed, even in the setting of a d;c because HCG levels fall slowly. You will probably ovulate about 3-4 w ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience in Endocrinology
Depends: Often Yes. Sometimes No.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
None specific: There are no specific tests for fatty liver. The cause of fatty liver may produce abnormal lab results, such as in alcoholism, and metabolic syndrome ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: Cyst rupture would not cause a false positive pregnancy test.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Not how it works: You can't. Early pregnancy is actually symptom free in most cases until a period is missed. In our modern world once a period is missed the best and m ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alla Tamarkin
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Different symtoms: When someone is having a miscarriage, they may have cramping, vaginAl bleeding and symptoms of being pregnant may disappear. Symptoms such as nausea, ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding and Pain: Most women with a miscarriage have bleeding and painful cramps. They will bleed heavily and pass a lot of tissue and blood clots. An ultrasound will c ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : The only waly to tell if you had an abortion is by you taking several her pregnancy tests. it takes some time after a miscarriage or abortion for the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
You would know: Ectopic pregnancy is typically in the tube and an obstetrical emergency. It would have required and intervention.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Virgin: Possibly it depends upon the intactness of the opening to the vagin., whether you've inserted tampons which may have broken the hymenal ring (entranc ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohamed Akl
19 years experience in Urogynecology
3 possibilities: 1. Mild utis can resolve on their own. 2. Second possiblity would be getting worse and speading to the kidney 3. Third possibility they would remain ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really: No, your doctor will most likely not be able to tell if you have been pregnant in the past by doing an exam. However, it is of utmost importance that ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience in General Surgery
Experienced Dr Knows: Surgical abortion (or miscarriage) has stretching of the the cervix, the lowest part of the uterus, to remove the fetus. That stretching leaves bruis ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Schmidt
34 years experience in Radiology
Normally no.: Scope does not asses thyroid.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
By History&Physical: The doctors diagnose any medical condition by first taking a detailed History and doing a Physical Exam and in some cases they order tests like blood ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its complicated: Telling the difference between an ectopic pregnancy and a miscarriage in early pregnancy can be challenging, even for your Ob/Gyn. Pain on one side ... Read More

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