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Is it possible to have a successful pregnancy with pcos after multiple miscarriages?

Is it possible to have a successful pregnancy with pcos after multiple miscarriages?

Pregnancy: You must see your obstetrician about this. You will get comfort and excellent advice. If you want an opinion from another obstetrician do so. ...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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Experiencing a fair amount of bleeding with a positive pregnancy test along with a mucus discharge?

Experiencing a fair amount of bleeding with a positive pregnancy test along with a mucus discharge?

See doctor: See a doctor as soon as possible. This could be normal but could also mean that there is infection or that you are losing the pregnancy. I wish you the best ...Read more

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Could you have a missed miscarriage, with no bleeding or cramping after 15 weeks?

Could you have a missed miscarriage, with no bleeding or cramping after 15 weeks?

Yes!: Dating is not always accurate. It is unusual that you would go longer than that without some symptoms, however. See your provider! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with pcos but never missed a period except during pregnancy.Ttc another for two years with no luck. Have 24/25 cycle is the diagnosis right?

Diagnosed with pcos but never missed a period except during pregnancy.Ttc another for two years with no luck. Have 24/25 cycle is the diagnosis right?

Doubtful: If you have regular periods, very very few experts would agree that you could have pcos. There are many other possible causes for fertility problems, talk with a doctor who can help you - but i'd mov past the pcos idea. ...Read more

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What's the chances of having a healthy pregnancy with a bicornuate uterus, pcos and had a unilateral salphingeo opherectomy but have regular periods??

What's the chances of having a healthy pregnancy with a bicornuate uterus, pcos and had a unilateral salphingeo opherectomy but have regular periods??

Always a chance: There is always a chance that pregnancy can occur if the bicornuate uterus has no septum and the cavity is large enough to allow for implantation and maintenance of the developing pregnancy. As long as there is one good ovary and Fallopian tube "natural" conception is possible as noted by your regular periods. IF not, IVF(in vitro fertilization) may be considered. ...Read more

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Would a miscarriage count as having a period?

Would a miscarriage count as having a period?

NO: A miscarriage is not a period, some women can have a miscarriage before the time of their next period, that is a very early one of course, sometimes called a sub clinical misc. Because sometimes the person may not have realized she was pregnant. ...Read more

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I had 2 miscarriages. One was a missed miscarriage, and other ended on its own at 4 weeks. Could this be a fertility issue or just a fluke occurence?

I had 2 miscarriages. One was a missed miscarriage, and other ended on its own at 4 weeks. Could this be a fertility issue or just a fluke occurence?

Both: It might be just look occurrence, but at the same time you should be checked for disorders that cause miscarriages. Lupus, diabetes, thyroid disorder, clotting disorders, vitamin deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, etc. Could all be the issue. You should have your ob/gyn doctor initiate a proper workup.If you smoke cigarettes, please stop! ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant- bleeding with small clots- like a regular period- using a pad. Any chance this isn't a miscarriage?

5 weeks pregnant- bleeding with small clots- like a  regular period- using a pad. Any chance this isn't a miscarriage?

Very small chance: This sounds like the beginnings of a miscarriage. If you pass a tissue like substance, contact a GYN MD for assessment and re-examination. ...Read more

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Can a medication abortion be mistaken as a miscarrige in a hospital?

Can a medication abortion be mistaken as a miscarrige in a hospital?

If you don't tell: Clinically medication abortion and miscarriage can look the same unless you give the history that you medicated yourself to have an abortion. Medical abortion is done by giving abortion pil containing Misoprostol and Mifepristone given at 8weeks pregnancy, and can sometimes cause excessive bleeding and that may need hospitalisationand it may clinically look like a miscarriage unless you tell them. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing spotting after intercourse. We are trying to conceive. Could this be a sign of early pregnancy? I'm also a week late for period

I've been experiencing spotting after intercourse. We are trying to conceive. Could this be a sign of early pregnancy? I'm also a week late for period

Possibly: You can sometimes get spotting in early pregnancy, but that can also be a sign of threatening miscarriage and also can be a sign of other abnormalities related to your cervix or uterus. Have your gynecologist order a quantitative blood pregnancy test and make an appointment to see him or her. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist.Org. ...Read more

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At 27 with a tubal ligation and 8 days late for period with mood swings, fatigue, some cramping, and irritability, could this be early menopause?

At 27 with a tubal ligation and 8 days late for period with mood swings, fatigue, some cramping, and irritability, could this be early menopause?

Menopause: Never say never but highly doubtful. Hormonal yes, but i recommend if this continues, an evaluation by your physician would be most beneficial. ...Read more

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Can a woman with sle successfully have a family?

Can a woman with sle successfully have a family?

Often, yet: Women with sle can become pregnant and have children, but pregnancy can cause sle flares. Outcomes are best when a women's lupus is well-controlled before the pregnancy. Pregnant women with sle should be monitored and those who are "ssa or ssb" positive should have more frequent fetal ultrasound to check for rare transmission of lupus to the baby. ...Read more

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5 weeks pregnant with cramping and some bleeding, can it be a miscarriage with a closed cervix?

5 weeks pregnant with cramping and some bleeding, can it be a miscarriage with a closed cervix?

Not yet: Good news: As long as the cervix is closed a miscarriage is only at a "threatened" level. Bad news" Once the cervix does open the gestational material usually moves out pretty rapidly for a miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is brown discharge with a late period a sign of pregnancy?

Is brown discharge with a late period a sign of pregnancy?

Maybe: If you are asking if you had a small bit of brown spotting and then your period is missing - that could be consistent with pregnancy. Since your period is late - take a home pregnancy test to find out. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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