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for what length of time do you bleed after having a miscarriage?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
What did your OBGYN : Say , it depends how far along you were and if you had a procedure done or not, bleeding should be gone within a week and it should be light afterwrads if it is getting heavier or more pain , there may be retained products left that need to be removed, please discuss with your gyn.

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A member asked:

Will my milk still come in if I have a miscarriage?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Yes: If somebody miscarries near term their milk may still come in. This is a cruel twist of nature. There are some medications that OB can prescribe to help dry up milk supplies.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Should I be concerned if I have post-partum bleeding?

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Dr. Linda Bernstein
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: After a delivery, either c-section or vaginal birth, it is normal to bleed for up to 6 weeks. Your bleeding can also go back and forth between heavy and light and you may have different sized blood clots . If you feel like you are bleeding excessively call your doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to experience prolonged bleeding after cvs?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: A cvs does carry a risk of miscarriage so if your bleeding is very heavy or lasting for more than a few days you should see your doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Which ultrasound results suggest a miscarriage?

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Empty sac,no beat: Miscarriage on ultrasound is determined if a pregnancy sac is evident but no fetal pole is seen or there is a fetal pole but no fetal heart rate is seen. Absence of fetal pole, could be due to the pregnancy being extremely early, then a follow up ultrasound is advised in 1-2 weeks. At all times unless an intrauterine viable fetus is detected, an ectopic pregnancy is in the differential diagnosis.
A 22-year-old female asked:

I'm bleeding in my 7th week of pregnancy should I be worried?

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Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Yes: Vaginal bleeding during the first trimester of pregnancy can be a sign of threatened abortion. It can be more serious if you are having abdominal/pelvic pain. Call your OB on call or if you do not have one, go to an emergency room for an ultrasound.

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