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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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How quickly does a cervix close after miscarriage? I haemorrhaged over 1 litre in 1 hour and dr said cervix was closed straight after. Still bleeding

How quickly does a cervix close after miscarriage? I haemorrhaged over 1 litre in 1 hour and dr said cervix was closed straight after. Still bleeding

Varies: The cervical response after a miscarriage will vary from person to person. Treatment should be based on the amount of bleeding, hemodynamic stability and whether or not there is tissue still present in the uterus. Treatment is not really based on whether or not the cervix is open or closed ...Read more

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Can you miscarriage at 4weeks without pains and cervix closed?

Can you miscarriage at 4weeks without pains and cervix closed?

Biochemical prgnancy: Possible to have a nonviable pregnancy at very early estimated gestational age (~4-5 weeks from last menstrual period. Since the pregnancy is very early, there may be minimal bleeding/cramping similar to a period. A biochemical pregnancy is a nonviable pre-clinical pregnancy that occurs at an early gestational age with no evidence of a pregnancy by u/s, but only via blood test. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about normal for the cervix to be low and hard after 2 weeks and 7 days since miscarriage?

Can you tell me about normal for the cervix to be low and hard after 2 weeks and 7 days since miscarriage?

Probably normal: A cervix feels like the tip of one's nose typically and has firm consistency. Occasionally after pregnancy the placement of cervix can change from passage of pregnancy, miscarriage, or swelling. ...Read more

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After a miscarriage how long does it take for the cervix to go back to normal to be go back to normal cycle.

After a miscarriage how long does it take for the cervix to go back to normal to be go back to normal cycle.

Miscarriage: Depending on how far along you were when you miscarried, if your cycles were regular, your body should go back to your normal pattern within 1-3 months. In some patients, it may take a bit longer for your cycles to return to normal. Still, many physicians would recommend you wait 2-3 cycles after the miscarriage before trying again to get pregnant again. ...Read more

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Right After a miscarriage bleeding stops will the cervix remain open or closed?

Right After a miscarriage bleeding stops will the cervix remain open or closed?

Open for a time.: A miscarriage is a process where the pregnancy is unable to be maintained for a number of reasons. The uterus contracts and you feel cramping pain. If the pregnancy is farther along this can cause slight opening (dilatation) of the cervix. Most of the time if this occurs it returns to normal in the first 3-4 wks. After the miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have low-lying cervix during the first trimester? Should I avoid sex if I've had miscarriages before?

Is it normal to have low-lying cervix during the first trimester? Should I avoid sex if I've had miscarriages before?

Placenta: A low lying cervix is not a known medical term. You may be asking about a low lying placenta. Contact your doctor for clarification. If a low lying placenta is found typically avoidance of intercourse is recommended. ...Read more

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Cervix measuring 2.87 cm at 6 weeks. Shoukd I be worried? Have a history of pre term births and late miscarriages. Anything to do now that can help?

Cervix measuring 2.87 cm at 6 weeks. Shoukd I be worried? Have a history of pre term births and late miscarriages. Anything to do now that can help?

Surveillance: I would have your cervical length checked again around 16 weeks. Due to your history of preterm births, you should have your obstetrical history reviewed by a physician to go over options available...ie cerclage, progesterone injections. ...Read more

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Had inflamed cervix from colposcopy is that because of miscarriage?

Had inflamed cervix from colposcopy is that because of miscarriage?

No: If you had a colposcopy and it said inflammatory changes it is f just a general term that is used which is nonspecific which could be due to trauma or infection. It however means you don't have HPV.A recent miscarriage could create a picture of inflammation. ...Read more

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I'm going through a "threatened miscarriage" the dr said my cervix is closed. What's going to happen?

Please ask your doc: Your doc should explain everything about what could or could not happen to u it depends if u are really going to have one or not because when I use that term it could go neither way, your doc should be able to see a fetal htbeat by 6 1/2 - 7 weeks if it is not going to be one, if u are going to misc your cervix will open and u will start to bleed and pass tissue, or u may not pass the tissue. ...Read more

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Had heavy bleeding which has stopped. If I miscarried would my cervix would still be closed? I am 6 weeks and 2 days along.

Had heavy bleeding which has stopped. If I miscarried would my cervix would still be closed? I am 6 weeks and 2 days along.

It could look closed: At six weeks along the products of conception aren't very big. If you had heavy bleeding then there is a good likelihood that you miscarried. To be sure whether you miscarried or not you could get a pelvic ultrasound which may show a gestational sac. You might also get a quantitative hCG to give some idea of whether you have a viable pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can cervix insufficiency be the cause of first trimester miscarriage?

Can cervix insufficiency be the cause of first trimester miscarriage?

#2 cause of repeats: The # 1 cause of firs trimester loss are genetic and chromosomal incompatibilities. The # 1 cause of 2nd trimester pregnancy losses would be incompetent cervix. ...Read more

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I'm going through a threatened miscarriage cervix is closed I've been bleeding for 4 days. 6.5 weeks preg. What's happening?

Threatened ab: Bleeding in an otherwise normal pregnancy is called a threatened miscarriage. An ultrasound can help check for ectopic or abnormal pregnancy such as blighted ovum. If the ultrasound indicates a normal looking embryo then you have a good chance of continuing a normal pregnancy even though you had the bleeding. ...Read more

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I recently had a miscarriage. Before I miscarried I could swear at times I felt so much pressure on my cervix. Now I an ttc, pressure is back! Help! ?

Probably ok: Pressure is pretty nonspecific, but I would recommend seeing your obgyn to make sure everything is back to normal after your miscarriage. ...Read more

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