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Cambridge City, IN
A 34-year-old female asked:

I had a missed miscarriage at 6 weeks and hcg levels dropping. i still have not had any cramps or or bleeding. is it safe to let nature run its course and have a natural miscarriage at home or is a d & c a safer choice. thanks?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Can take a: couple of weeks, on it's own. Medications such as misoprostil, can help speed the process, a D&C would be faster. The need for a D&C still could rise if bleeding becomes heavy and longer duration.
Last updated Nov 20, 2020

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