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Doctor insights on: Chemical Pregnancy Vs Miscarriage

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I had natural 7 week miscarriage in february and one chemical pregnancy in september. What could be causing it?

See your doctor: Oftentimes, the reason for early miscarriage is unknown. See your doctor. They may be able to determine a cause for your miscarriages and offer treatment. There can be certain diseases, like diabetes , and thyroid dysfunction, that can increase the risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Why haven't i bled after a chemical pregnancy? I've heard of missed miscarriage but not this early. Its been a month since neg test.

Why haven't i bled after a chemical pregnancy? I've heard of missed miscarriage but not this early. Its been a month since neg test.

Give it 3 months: Any time a pregnancy ends (whether miscarriage or full-term delivery) it can take a little while for the regular cycle to get reestablished. If you do not have a period by three months after the pregnancy test returned to negative you should see your gyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a chemical pregnancy 08/13/12, now I have a positive pregnancy test as of 09/14/12, am I at higher risk of miscarriage?

Depends: Miscarriages, especially very early ones, are incredible common. One miscarriage in the past does not increase your risk for the future where as multiple past miscarriages does. In your situation early prenatal care for blood bhcg and Progesterone testing may be helpful. ...Read more

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I was bleedding kind of heavy two days later I took had 2 positive faint lines. Could this have been a miscarriage or chemical pregnancy?

I was bleedding kind of heavy two days later I took had 2 positive faint lines. Could this have been a miscarriage or chemical pregnancy?

Not sure: Miscarriage is a possibility but implantation bleeding is another option, although, implantation bleeding is usually light. If your home pregnancy test was "positive", a serum pregnancy test is the next step and repeating it in 2-3 days is recommended. If the level rises it may indicate a viable pregnancy (x2 elevation at least). ...Read more

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What is the reason for chemical pregnancy or early miscarriage? My wife takes lot of stress can that be the reason

What is the reason for chemical pregnancy or early miscarriage? My wife takes lot of stress can that be the reason

Absolutely: MindBody: As embodied Souls?Mind?Brain?Body with >million orders/second brain to body & similar feedback, body function is a direct extension of what is happening/orders from higher control centers. While humans are never consciously aware of all this activity, it is fundamental to living & reason for old adage: actions speak louder than words; also a fundamental basis for effective human problem solving. ...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


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