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How long is it supposed to it take for your body to return to normal after a miscarriage?

How long is it supposed to it take for your body to return to normal after a miscarriage?

1-2 months.: It usually takes about 2 months to heal and cycle normally again. It varies from woman to woman depending upon the situation. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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I had a miscarriage in the past month and never received medical help. What could happen to me and my body?

I had a miscarriage in the past month and never received medical help. What could happen to me and my body?

Miscarriage: The most common complication is that you didn't pass all the pregnancy tissue and will continue to have bleeding and cramping. Luckily, most miscarriages have no long term issues associate with them However, its probably time to see a gynecologist to discuss the loss and to consider birth control options. ...Read more

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I just had a 10th week miscarriage, d&c. How should I take care of my body in a healthy way, any do's and don'ts?

I just had a 10th week miscarriage, d&c.
How should I take care of my body in a healthy way, any do's and don'ts?

Eat properly/exercis: Eat a well balanced diet, exercise regularly, have safe sex and if you do not want to get pregnant use birth control.Laugh enough daily, avoid stress, have good friends, spend good time with your family and friends. And last and not the least get a good night sleep at least 7 hours daily. ...Read more

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Miscarriage 5 days ago, 2 wks. preg. Mild bleeding only one day, next day u/s showed some fluid, dr. said normal. Will body pass all of it naturally?

Miscarriage: at that point t will most likely all be passed if not all ready. The fetus will be very small at this point. I hope this answers your question ...Read more

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Im having a miscarriage and im having contractions and then my body pushes is this normal?

Im having a miscarriage and im having contractions and then my body pushes is this normal?

Depends: Sorry for your loss. Even a miscarriage early in pregnancy requires the cervix to open, that feels like contractions. I don't know what you mean by 'pushes', but the uterus is trying to empty itself. Usually you will experience 4-6 hours of heavy bleeding and cramping, then the bleeding will continue similar to a normal period. If it is too heavy or too painful, you may want to talk to your docto. ...Read more

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If u have a missed miscarriage will your body eventually expel it?

If u have a missed miscarriage will your body eventually expel it?

Most likely: Unfortunately about 1 out of every 6 pregnancies ends in miscarriage and the body usually expels it in matter of days. Often when very early, many women may not even know beside having possibly heavier period than usual. As pregnancy gets older into second or even third trimester, it may take longer and more complications can occur. Please consult doc if you are having problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is 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 an elective interrupted ...Read more