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HCH 1200,1800,2657 all taken 5 days apart. They are not dbling but my dr wont mention miscarriage even w brown spotting. Why?

HCH 1200,1800,2657 all taken 5 days apart. They are not dbling but my dr wont mention miscarriage even w brown spotting. Why?

Progesterone level?: Has your Dr done a Progesterone level? I agree, those levels are not rising like you expect. You probably need an ultrasound to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus, especially if the Progesterone level is low. ...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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Had miscarriage 7 weeks ago passed everything using mistopropal thought I had period last week but no now back to brown spotting is it normal ?

Had miscarriage 7 weeks ago passed everything using mistopropal thought I had period last week but no now back to brown spotting is it normal ?

Yes: It is not uncommon to have irregular menses for one or two cycles after an elective abortion or spontaneous abortion (miscarriage). If you desire pregnancy be sure to take prenatal vitamins. If not, be sure to use effective contraception consistently. Take Care! ...Read more

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Miscarriage at 10 weeks & 8 m. Later 1 at 6 wks. Was diagnosed slightly hyperthyroidic. On meds & am 3 days late, brown spotting for 5 days. Neg. Test. ?

Miscarriage at 10 weeks & 8 m. Later 1 at 6 wks. Was diagnosed slightly hyperthyroidic. On meds & am 3 days late, brown spotting for 5 days. Neg. Test. ?

Need to wait: Thyroid problems can disrupt your periods and can also make it difficult to hold a pregnancy. An early pregnancy or simply irregular bleeding are both possibilities. Which one it is should become more clear in a week or two. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage last march, this month i am having a brown spotting for a week but i tested for hpt and it was negative.

Normal: It can be normal to have discharge, brown is typically a sign of old blood. You didn't mention whether or not you had any periods between March and now, June? You may want to see a doctor if you don't want to be pregnant. If you are trying for pregnancy, but haven't had a period for 3 months, that would be another reason to be evaluated by physician. Otherwise, brown spotting is just old blood ...Read more

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Started a miscarriage last thursday. today, wednesday, i just have very slight brown spotting is it ok to have an orgasm if not from intercourse?

Started a miscarriage last thursday. today, wednesday, i just have very slight brown spotting  is it ok to have an orgasm if not from intercourse?

Yes orgasms: generally do not affect fetal well being or regular menstruation cycles. Watch your spotting to make sure it normalizes with your period within the next few weeks. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I miscarried..4 weeks later i had my first period that lasted 5 days and it was heavy jst expected my 2nd and its brown spotting with mild cramps ??

I miscarried..4 weeks later i had my first period that lasted 5 days and it was heavy  jst expected my 2nd and its brown spotting with mild cramps ??

Miscarriage: Remember that even though you miscarried you were pregnant. It usually takes a few months for a women's periods to become normal again after pregnancy. The first period is usually pretty heavy as the endometrium is overgrown at that time. Be patient things should normalize. If they don't by 4-6 months after your D&C, see your doctor for an evaluation. I'm sorry for your loss, best wishes. ...Read more

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After miscarriage last yr n d&c periods only come for 2 days very light then dark brown spotting n stringy for a few more days.What could b the reason?

Tail end brown bleed: Brown bleeding can be caused by infection or by low progesterone levels ... See if you have a Napro technology trained doc in your areA, they can help you find some answers ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage can I masterbate? Today is day 13 of the start of my miscarriage and I am just barley brown spotting.

How long after a miscarriage can I masterbate? Today is day 13 of the start of my miscarriage and I am just barley brown spotting.

Return to MD/exam: It is important to return at the 2 week interval post miscarriage for a follow up exam to be certain that there are no further complications of the miscarriage or surgical procedure before you resume any other physical activities of the area. ...Read more

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I believe I had a miscarriage. I bled for 9 days, have had brown spotting for 2 but NOW my boobs hurt and I STILL get nauseated and tired. Why?

I believe I had a miscarriage. I bled for 9 days, have had brown spotting for 2 but NOW my boobs hurt and I STILL get nauseated and tired. Why?

See a doctor: 9 days of bleeding is not diagnostic for a miscarriage. "boobs hurt[ing]" is also not a typical complaint after miscarriage, but nausea and fatigue can be either a symptom of pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more

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


Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Spotting (Definition)

Spotting (vaginal spotting) is a symptom in which a woman has light bleeding from the vagina between menstrual cycles. Spotting is usually very light and may be just a ...Read more