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What is threatened abortion.?

What is threatened abortion.?

Bleeding early: 20-30% of early pregnancies will have some bleeding in the first 13wks. Uterine cramping, (like a period), and a size less than dates measurement on ultrasound are also worrisome. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Miscarriage d&c irregular bleeding after?

Miscarriage d&c irregular bleeding after?

Need followup: Irregl bleed more than 2 weeks from a d and c for miscarriage warrants some followup. Some bleed up to 2 weeks may be ok.. But not heavy bleed. Need a repeat preg hormone test (HCG) and if still positive, need a ultrasound! good luck! ...Read more

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Can misoprostol abort 3weeks pregnancy?

Can misoprostol abort 3weeks pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, a medical abortion can be induced with miso alone and it is about 85% effective. It may take several doses to complete the abortion to be successful and there is a small risk of bleeding that may need medical or surgical attention. In places where services for abortion are few, this is the only option for some women. http://iwhc.org/resource/abortion-self-administered-misoprostol-guide-women ...Read more

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Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

No.: Most women have at least one miscarriage during their reproductive life. You should have normal fertility and ability to carry a healthy pregnancy to term. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily before conception. ...Read more

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Is abortion pill worse or surgical abortion?

Is abortion pill worse or surgical abortion?

Surgery: Surgery has a lot of risks, no matter what the procedure or the reason. Although pills also carry their risks as well, many would argue that surgery carries more risks and possible known complications with it than pills. Hope that generally answers your question. ...Read more

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7 weeks pregnant twins no fetal pole. I have a bicornuate uterus & possible subchorionic hemmorage. Bleeding & cramping when active. Am i miscarrying?

7 weeks pregnant twins no fetal pole. I have a bicornuate uterus & possible subchorionic hemmorage. Bleeding & cramping when active. Am i miscarrying?

Yes: You should have a heartbeat by now and fetal pole already for 10 days. So that is not a normal pregnancy. Multiple different ways to handle it (wait, medicine, d;c) depends on how you feel. ...Read more

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7 weeks after surgical abortion pregnancy test is positive why?

7 weeks after surgical abortion pregnancy test is positive why?

Couple of reasons: 1)depending on the hormone levels, it may take a while for the levels to drop to 0. 2)there may be retained tissue. 3)this could be a separate pregnancy. 4)there are some medical conditions (molar pregnancy) that can cause persistently elevated hormone levels. 5)the surgeon may not have completed the abortion (still an ongoing pregnancy). Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure. ...Read more

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Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Ectopic pregnancy danger?

Extremely dangerous: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a pregnant woman are most common symptoms. These are rarely present early ectopic though, so if there's reason for concern about ectopic consult your doctor, do not rely on symptoms. ...Read more

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Post menstrual bleeding for 12 days discovered today pregnant ( day 42) BHCG 290 miu/dl. Is this sure abortion ( low BHCG) or threatened abortion?

Post menstrual bleeding for 12 days discovered today pregnant ( day 42) BHCG 290 miu/dl. Is this sure abortion ( low BHCG) or threatened abortion?

Threatened abortion: Until the levels are dropping or you are passing tissue it is just a threatened abortion. Miscarriages/ spontaneous abortions usually occur because there is something very serious the matter with the baby and are not due to anything you did or didn't do. Always remember that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can light bleeding indicate an unsuccessful medical abortion?

Can light bleeding indicate an unsuccessful medical abortion?

Medical ab: Dependent upon how far pregnant you were at the time of the medical intervention. Usually there is significant bleeding that occurs at the time of the miscarriage with a medical intervention. It doesn't always happen right away and sometimes patience is what is needed until things occur. Follow up visit in 2 weeks is very important. ...Read more

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Normal duration of bleeding of 4 weeks pregnancy abortion after medical abortion?

Normal duration of  bleeding of 4 weeks pregnancy  abortion after medical abortion?

Varies: Bleeding usually lasts as long as a heavy period and gradually decreases to light bleeding or a heavy brown discharge. There may be spotting irregularly for up to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Can misoprostol abort a 24days pregnancy?

Can misoprostol abort a 24days pregnancy?

Abortion: Misoprostol is a synthetic prostaglandin e1 (pge1) analog that is used to prevent gastric ulcers, to treat missed miscarriage, to induce labor, and to induce abortion. Misoprostol when taken as appropriate can induce abortion in a 24 day pregnancy . Your answer is yes. Be well. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Unlikely: While tubal spontaneous abortion is known to happen. .. it is extremely unlikely and that is reason that ectopic pregnancy needs treatment by a skilled ob.gyn TUBAL damage has already happened which lead to the ectopic in the beginning. This means there is high risk if another ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Help! what is abortion & abortion pills?

Medical v. Sugical: A medical abortion is a pill that's an anti-progesterone and causes the placenta of very early pregnancy to fall away from uterus. A surgical abortion is when the physician uses an instrument and/or suction to remove a pregnancy from the uterus. In the first trimester, both are very safe. Sometimes you'll hear doctors refer to any loss of pregnancy, as an abortion, i.e. Spontaneous abortion. ...Read more

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Can an unsuccessful abortion cause miscarriage?

Yes: Any distubanc of the prenncy either chemical or mchanical can cause miscairage. ...Read more

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Can you get implantation bleeding w/ ectopic pregnancy?

Can you get implantation bleeding w/ ectopic pregnancy?

Implantation: Implantation bleeding is not really as common as the internet would have you believe. When it does happen it's usually 6-12 days after ovulation. A pregnancy test 7-10 days after unprotected intercourse is much more helpful. Implantation bleeding occurs exclusively in pregnant women. If you have a positive pregnancy test and are experiencing bleeding then you need prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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Had sex day of spotting with blighted ovum preg.Heavy miscarriage bleeding next day.Light bleeding 2 more days.could that sex caused another pregnancy?

Had sex day of spotting with blighted ovum preg.Heavy miscarriage bleeding next day.Light bleeding 2 more days.could that sex caused another pregnancy?

Probably not: It is unlikely if you have completely expelled the previous pregnancy that was a blighted ovum as Mother Nature will not reset the pituitary gland for another ovulation until the HCG levels drop from an existing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Multiple negative hpts after medical abortion. Didn't have sex since then. Successful medical abortion?

Multiple negative hpts after medical abortion. Didn't have sex since then. Successful medical abortion?

Yes: If the hpts are negative, there is not retained product of conception and abortion was successful. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more