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Doctor insights on: Common Miscarriage Symptoms

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Yesterday i had miscarriage symptoms & b4 my u/s i seen a clear blob on my pad. My results showed no baby in the sac could that have been the fetus?

Yesterday i had miscarriage symptoms & b4 my u/s i seen a clear blob on my pad. My results showed no baby in the sac could that have been the fetus?

No: In early miscarriage the baby generally dies 2 weeks before any symptoms and is mostly resorbed before any tissue(which is the placenta) passes. It is very rare for even pathologic reports to mention fetal tissue. ...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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Miscarriage without symptoms?

Miscarriage without symptoms?

Yes: Many women had miscarried without even noticing they were pregnant. If your period gets irregular might need a D&C to remove residual issues in uterus. ...Read more

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What are miscarriage symptoms?

What are miscarriage symptoms?

Miscarriage: Symptoms of miscarriage can include vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, pelvic cramps & back discomfort. ...Read more

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What are common miscarriage signs?

What are common miscarriage signs?

Cramping/bleeding: These are the usual ones but - caution - they are very non-specific. Iow if you have some cramping and bleeding it does not necessarily mean you are miscarrying; in fact, mild bleeding or spotting is extremely common in normal pregnancies. Best advice is see a doctor promptly if you're worried! ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a miscarriage

What are symptoms of a miscarriage

Miscarriage symptoms: A miscarriage is the loss of a fetus prior to the 20th week of pregnancy. Symptoms of a miscarriage include bleeding which progresses from light to heavy, very severe cramps, fever, abdominal pain, back pain & weakness. If you have any of these symptoms you should contact your obstetrician immediately. ...Read more

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How common is a second miscarriage?

How common is a second miscarriage?

Not very.: Many women will experience a miscarriage - but not very many wil miscarry over and over. A first trimester miscarriage with no confirmation of a fetal heartbeat does no increase the risk for the next pregnancy. However, if you do miscarry the second time, then your risk is about 1 in 3 for the next pregnancy. A second trimester miscarriage with a confirmed heartbeat has a slightly higher risk. ...Read more

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What are the common signs of having a miscarriage?

What are the common signs of having a miscarriage?

Vaginal bleeding: Vaginal bleeding and cramping in pregnancy which may result in the passage of tissue representing the lost pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it common after a miscarriage to not be interested in sex?

Not at all: A miscarriage emotionally and physically impacts a woman. She may need time to sort out feelings and often to grieve before she is ready for sexual activity. ...Read more

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What common medicines might cause miscarriage if i don't know?

What common medicines might cause miscarriage if i don't know?

Medicines: Your question is loaded. Before taking any medications during pregnancy why not ask your obstetrician or google the item or use medscape. These sources will tell you if the medication in question will abort the pregnancy. ...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