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How to deal with bloating and constipation after a miscarriage?

How to deal with bloating and constipation after a miscarriage?

Miralax (polyethylene glycol): Miscarriage does not typically cause these symptoms. If you are taking pain medication that can cause. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) or other over the counter constipation medications can be very helpful for temporary constipation. ...Read more

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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Can progesterone supplement cause constipation or is it a sign of miscarriage in first trimester? Can constipation cause miscarriage itself?

Can progesterone supplement cause constipation or is it a sign of miscarriage in first trimester? Can constipation cause miscarriage itself?

Depend: Unless your constipation is so bad you are turning your uterus inside out by straining and dislodging the content of your uterus there is no direct relation between hormone and constipation, my confusion is if you are taking progesterone supplement how are you going to be pregnant regardless of your constipation. Hydration 6-8 liter of fluids and adequate fibers and exercise might help,eat fruits. ...Read more

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Previously had a miscarriage. Now I'm bloated, having clear discharge, headache, diarrhea, constipation, and light bleeding with some clot formation?

Previously had a miscarriage. Now I'm bloated, having clear discharge, headache, diarrhea, constipation, and light bleeding with some clot formation?

Probably dif issues : Your gastrointestinal symptoms are probably not related. Birth control can be used to regulate your bleeding. Vaginal Discharge testing can be done to determine the cause and treatment. Your primary care doctor can address the GI symptoms ...Read more

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26 yrs, had a miscarriage 6 months ago.now miss my period 1.5 month.severe gas problem, headache, constipation, no other symptom, is it pregnancy?

26 yrs, had a miscarriage 6 months ago.now miss my period 1.5 month.severe gas problem, headache, constipation, no other symptom, is it pregnancy?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I started taking 50mg clomid on 7/23 and finished 27. Days 5-9 I've been experiencing tiredness, nausea, cramping, constipation, and more bloated than usual? What's the odds of me being pregnant. We have been trying for over a year. Had miscarriage at 17 an

I started taking 50mg clomid on 7/23 and finished 27. Days 5-9 I've been experiencing tiredness, nausea, cramping, constipation, and more bloated than usual? What's the odds of me being pregnant. We have been trying for over a year. Had miscarriage at 17 an

Clomid/pregnancy?: Clomid (clomiphene) from 7 to 23 to 7/27 is the appropriate time for taking clomid (clomiphene). If you are having irregular cycles, and are taking clomid (clomiphene) to induce predictable ovulation, the symptoms would not occur on the days taking the clomid (clomiphene) ("days 5-9") but could on day 12-14 and beyond.
Pregnancy is always possible, but probably occurred a couple weeks before you started the clomid (clomiphene) this month. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage 9wks ago and haven't had a period yet. Is this normal? I've had bloating, nausea, constipation and sore nipples. Could I be pregnant

I had a miscarriage 9wks ago and haven't had a period yet. Is this normal? I've had bloating, nausea, constipation and sore nipples. Could I be pregnant

Depends: If you had unprotected sex, you could be pregnant. Do a home pregnancy test. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If the result is negative, repeat the test in 5-6 days.

If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Can strong cramps when constipated cause a miscarriage?

Can strong cramps when constipated cause a miscarriage?

Unlikely: Always reluctant to say "never", but this is not common. ...Read more

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I just have a miscarriage and still bleeding. Now I feel constipated. Can I apply some enema? Please answer. Thank you so much

I just have a miscarriage and still bleeding. Now I feel constipated. Can I apply some enema? Please answer. Thank you so much

Probably: Oral laxative or enema should work.
If taking pain medicines may lead to constipation.
The bleeding is a concern and need exam and perhaps a d& c ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a miscarriage from straining to poop I've already had 4 miscarriages so I was just concerned I am almost a month late and I am getting constipated and having to stain so i just wanted to know if straining could cause a miscarriage

Is it possible to have a miscarriage from straining to poop I've already had 4 miscarriages so I was just concerned I am almost a month late and I am getting constipated and having to stain so i just wanted to know if straining could cause a miscarriage

I : I am so sorry that you have gone through four miscarriages. No, straining will not cause a miscarriage, but if you are having painful periods you could use a glycerin suppository to help. Or you can also go to a pharmacy and ask for a safe stool softener, telling the pharmacist that you are pregnant. Good luck to you with this pregnancy. ...Read more

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Had a late miscarriage gave birth last Saturday required a d and c in theatre have had constipstion and blood in stools now have diarrhea is this norm?

Had a late miscarriage gave birth last Saturday required a d and c in theatre have had constipstion and blood in stools now have diarrhea is this norm?

No: Sorry for your problem. If you were on pain medications then you may have become constipated. Constipation can sometimes cause a fissure and bleeding. If you were placed on antibiotics that may cause diarrhea but overall it is not expected and if it continues be re checked. All the best. ...Read more

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I took castor oil for constipation did that cause me to miscarry?

I took castor oil for constipation did that cause me to miscarry?

Unlikely: Its effect in pregnancy should not be an issue. Anyhow, avoid all external medical products during pregnancy ...Read more

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I am 5weeks and 3 days pregnant, and go back abd forth between constipation and diarrhea. Is this my body gettin ready to miscarry?

I am 5weeks and 3 days pregnant, and go back abd forth between constipation and diarrhea. Is this my body gettin ready to miscarry?

Not likely but: You are very early. Make sure you are on Folic Acid but bowel irregularity is not a sign of impending miscarriage, especially if you've ever been diagnosed with irritible bowel syndrome. Gd luck? ...Read more

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Had implanon inserted 4 ova a year1/2 last year I had a mini miscariage. Been feelin nausea, constipation, diherria, I binge but lost weight am i pregnant?

Had implanon inserted 4 ova a year1/2 last year I had a mini miscariage. Been feelin nausea, constipation, diherria, I binge but lost weight am i pregnant?

Check pregnancy test: Pregnancies with Implanon are not common. It is greater than 99% effective, but rarely there are failures. Check a pregnancy test then follow up with your doctor. It is not likely that you are pregnant so if the test is negative you need further evaluation to determine why you feel this way. ...Read more

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Had a natural miscarriage in oct and have had a normal cycle six weeks after and now I have on and off periods for five days very heavy came 10 day e?

Had a natural miscarriage in oct and have had a normal cycle six weeks after and now I have on and off periods for five days very heavy came 10 day e?

Cycle after miscarry: After a miscarriage, the usual advice is to wait 3 months of cycling before trying again to make sure your body gets back to normal. This not unusual but I recommend that you review this with your doctor to make sure that all is well. You didn't describe the circumstances of your miscarriage so your dr would be able to make some sense out of this for you. ...Read more

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Extreme anxiety and panics after miscarriage that occurred almost two years ago. Now I'm scared of everything that can potentially cause death --i.e. EVERYTHING. I'm obsessed with Google and I'm convinced I have every illness I read about. I have the same

Extreme anxiety and panics after miscarriage that occurred almost two years ago. Now I'm scared of everything that can potentially cause death --i.e. EVERYTHING. I'm obsessed with Google and I'm convinced I have every illness I read about. I have the same

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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How do I knoe when im done miscarrying?

How do I knoe when im done miscarrying?

Bleeding gone: Typically, when your bleeding has turned dark brown and the cramping has subsided you are done. Can take 3 or 7 days, every woman is different. If you're concerned you can always get a vaginal ultrasound from a doctor to make sure the uterus is empty. ...Read more

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How do you know if your wife has miscarried?

How do you know if your wife has miscarried?

Several issues: Was she truly pregnant?
Did she have then an unusual or heavy period or pass some tissue.
More cramping with the passage.
Is she for sure not pregnant now?
Clarity would come from OB exam and perhaps ultrasound.
Miscarriage is not uncommon and can be variable by timing and symptoms. ...Read more

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After repeated miscarriages what can be done?

After repeated miscarriages what can be done?

See your doctor: You need to speak to your Ob/Gyn doctor. There are many reasons you could be miscarrying. Some are treatable some aren't. But you would need a physical exam and testing by your doctor. ...Read more

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Looking for answer to how do I know I miscarried?

Looking for answer to how do I know I miscarried?

See below: There would be cramping and the passage of the products of conception. The presentation is variable, however. See your doctor. He/she will do an ultrasound and/or a series of blood tests to determine the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how would you know if you miscarried?

Can you tell me how would you know if you miscarried?

See below: There would be cramping and the passage of the products of conception. The presentation is variable, however. See your doctor. He/she will do an ultrasound and/or a series of blood tests to determine the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of miscarriages in women in s asia?

What is the percentage of miscarriages in women in s asia?

About 15%: The miscarriage rate is roughly 15 to 20% regardless of what part of the world you live in. ...Read more

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If someone is having repeated miscarriages what could the dr need to look for as the possible problem?

If someone is having repeated miscarriages what could the dr need to look for as the possible problem?

Varies: Most women who have repeated miscarriages do not have any obvious problems. However, some will have a structural uterine anomaly (seen on ultrasound), some will have medical problems (like lupus), some will have genetic anomalies (seen on karyotyping). See your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Does coffee lead to miscarriages?

Does coffee lead to miscarriages?

No: Coffee does not lead to miscarriages. Caffeine is a stimulant and cause raise blood pressure. All artificial stimulants including cocaine, amphetamines should be avoided. ...Read more

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