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Miscarried1/24, cramping2/28. Been 42days and started spotting today, turn light period. Is it normal to have clots with 1st period after miscarriage.

Miscarried1/24, cramping2/28. Been 42days and started spotting today, turn light period. Is it normal to have clots with 1st period after miscarriage.

It happens: The first period after a miscarriage is often a little off. It can be too long or to short, too early or too late. They key is that things get back to normal over the course of time. If you are wanting cycle control consider starting birth control to hep with cycle regulation. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Cramps on my left side a day after my period was ending, does anyone know why? Its my 1st period after a miscarriage 6 weeks ago. Passd everything.

Cramps on my left side a day after my period was ending, does anyone know why? Its my 1st period after a miscarriage 6 weeks ago. Passd everything.

Pelvic pain : It is difficult to say without seeing you or examining you, but sometimes a little blood leaks out through the fallopian tubes causing more cramps and pain on one side. See your doctor if it doesn't clear up within a day or two, sooner if it gets worse or if any fever or vaginal discharge develops. ...Read more

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1st period after having a miscarriage at 6 weeks on the 26th of Jan 2016. The pain is excrusiating to the point I don't want to move or breath. The pain is in my lower abdo on right side and goes into my groin and down my leg I also have pain in my side a

1st period after having a miscarriage at 6 weeks on the 26th of Jan 2016. The pain is excrusiating to the point I don't want to move or breath. The pain is in my lower abdo on right side and goes into my groin and down my leg I also have pain in my side a

Emergency room visit: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain in a female could be a number of things. The most life-threatening immediate problem to rule out would be appendicitis. Excruciating abdominal pain, whether you are male or female, always warrants further investigation, even if you are already under treatment for an underlying disorder. Pain is your body's way of signaling you that something is amiss. ...Read more

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Is it normal for brown discharge after 1st period post miscarriage? 1st period started from 22 days. Thank you.

Is it normal for brown discharge after 1st period post miscarriage? 1st period started from 22 days. Thank you.

First period: Most have their first menstrual cycle 2-6 weeks after an miscarriage. This can vary widely from person to person. The first period is often lighter or heavier, shorter or longer than usual. It is important to begin birth control to avoid another unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is the first period after miscarriage different?

Is the first period after miscarriage different?

Unknown: It's hard to say what the first period after a miscarriage will be like. It's possible that it'll be heavier; it's possible that it'll be lighter. But what's more important is that you have one and it can take two months for one to come. ...Read more

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What are signs of pregnancy after a miscarriage if you haven't have your first period?

Back to School: Wow. Perhaps you are in need of a lesson in how your body works. Once the HCG hormone level decreases then your ovaries can reset and begin ovulation for the next cycle. You have already been told here today that this can take weeks to months to be healthy. Conception occurs if there is sperm ready to meet the ovulated egg at the next cycle. Sperm take one to five days to reach this egg. ...Read more

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Hi, i miscarried 18th last month. But monday just gone i think im having first period. Its very heavy to the point its dripping out. Is it normal :(?

Hi, i miscarried 18th last month.  But monday just gone i think im having first period. Its very heavy to the point its dripping out. Is it normal :(?

Not normal please: Call your OB to make sure u have no retained products from the miscarriage or other problems , your 1st period after a misc should not be that heavy. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the first period after a miscarriage to be heavy?

Is it normal for the first period after a miscarriage to be heavy?

Irregular Periods: Menses after an alteration in the normal cycle of hormones can always cause irregular periods from barely existant to very heavy non-cyclic bleeding. Stopping birth control or interruption in pregnancy can cause irregular vagnal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will my first period after a miscarriage last?

Can someone tell me how long will my first period after a miscarriage last?

Normal: A period after a miscarriage is typically normal to light depending on whether you had a D&C performed. If you have heavy or prolonged bleeding contact your doctor. ...Read more

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My first period after miscarriage is lasting longer and is much heavier than normal. At what point should I seek assistance?

My first period after miscarriage is lasting longer and is much heavier than normal. At what point should I seek assistance?

Soaking Pads Hourly: It's certainly reasonable for your first period after a miscarriage to be heavy. However, if you're hemorrhaging, meaning that you have very large clots or bleeding that causes you to change your pads hourly then you should probably seek attention. Otherwise it may take simply take time. If you ever have symptoms of dizziness or wanting to pass out, seek attention. ...Read more

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I have miscarried on october 2013. I had a d& c the 17th of oct. Recieved my first period nov. 23rd . Now 12-29 & no period neg p test. Could i be pg?

I have miscarried on october 2013. I had a d& c the 17th of oct. Recieved my first period nov. 23rd . Now 12-29 & no period neg p test. Could i be pg?

Possibly.: Assuming your period on nov 23rd was a real period and that your periods are regular (sometimes they're not after a pregnancy loss), you'd expect a period in december but you haven't had one...If you had unprotected sex, it's always safe to assume the possibility and i would get tested. Were you trying for pregnancy? If not and not pregnant, consider contraception. Get on a prenatal vitamin btw! ...Read more

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I miscarried at the end of May. I bled for 3 weeks. Now I got a period the first 3 days was very light and then it got a little heavier it's going on ?

I miscarried at the end of May. I bled for 3 weeks. Now I got a period the first 3 days was very light and then it got a little heavier it's going on ?

1st period: The first periods after a miscarriage is often a little off. Sometimes it is early and sometimes late. Sometimes heavier and sometimes lighter. I ask my patients to be patient and give your body a couple of cycles to get back to normal. If you do not want to be pregnant consider starting birth control which will also help with cycle regulation ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a super heavy but short period for the first cycle after a missed miscarriage? 29days post m/c.

Is it normal to have a  super heavy but short period for the first cycle after a missed miscarriage?  29days post m/c.

Yes: It is possible and possibly even normal. The timing is about right for your next period. Given that it is different from what you expect for a normal period, consider checking a pregnancy test to make sure that the pregnancy from before is not a persistent issue. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a late 2nd period after a miscarriage? M/c 12/19 first period 1/19 now a week late and three neg hpts.

Is it normal to have a late 2nd period after a miscarriage? M/c 12/19 first period 1/19 now a week late and three neg hpts.

1st period : The first periods after a miscarriage is often a little off. Sometimes it is early and sometimes late. Sometimes heavier and sometimes lighter. I ask my patients to be patient and give your body a couple of cycles to get back to normal. ...Read more

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My first period came 28 days after miscarriage, second 29 days after that, and third 30. Can periods change after miscarriage?

They can: Though what you are describing, periods coming every 28-30 days, is normal. It is common for periods to vary by a few days for many women. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more