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A 19-year-old female asked:

What is the maximum amount of time it takes for your body to go back to normal after miscarriage? i had a mc 3 mos ago and my cycles are thrown off

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 9 years experience
A while: Sorry to hear about your pregnancy loss. After any pregnancy, completed or otherwise, cycles can take up to 6 mo to a year to get back to normal. As long as you are otherwise healthy I would allow 6 months to for your cycle to normalize, after that I would touch base with your family doctor or OB/GYN for a checkup.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Long enough: The effects of the miscarriage should have resolved by now. If you are having irregular periods then you should see an obgyn for an evaluation
Last updated May 2, 2015

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