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what are the symptoms and treatment for a miscarriage in the first few weeks?

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Dr. Regina Hillsman
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Miscarriage.: Pain, bleeding. Please see your primary care asap or go to the er immedialtey!

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What are the chances of miscarriage after 12 weeks?

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Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Decreased: The majority of miscarriages occur during the 1st trimester, therefore many couples wait until they reach 12 week before "announcing". There are risks during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters particularly if a women has certain medical conditions, a strong family history of miscarriage, or personal history of previous pregnancy losses. It is vital to provide your complete
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What are the risk factors for miscarriage?

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Early pregnancy: Miscarriages are very common in early pregnancy, up to 20% risk, usually due to a chromosomal problem. After the heartbeat is seen on ultrasound the risk drops. It drops significantly after the first trimester. Drug use, chromosomal abnormalities, multiple prior miscarriages and trauma are risk factors for miscarriage.
A 26-year-old member asked:

How can I know if I am having a miscarriage?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cramping, bleeding: Around 1/5 pregnancies ends in miscarriage, according to some. The exact proportion is unknown. Some of the signs of threatened miscarriage are cramping and bleeding. Friends and family may try to counsel or console. However, if there's passage of tissue (fetal or placental), an obgyn provider should be seen to confirm whether a miscarriage is underway or is complete and to advise what to do next.
A 28-year-old member asked:

How long before I can conceive again after a miscarriage?

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Two periods: There is no hard and fast rule on this. Different doctors may tell you different things. I tell my patients to wait until they have had two periods.
Dr. J Ricardo Loret De Mola
Fertility Medicine 33 years experience
6-8 weeks or 2 meses are enoough
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
As a psychologist I would encourage you to take some time to heal emotionally from the loss. It is difficult and taking some time may help.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

What are the complications associated with miscarriage?

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Miscarriage: Bleeding, pain/cramping lower abdomen, signs of pregnancy no longer there (such as nausea or breast swelling/tenderness).

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