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Is heavy bleeding during pregnancy with large clots a definite sign of miscarriage? I had heavy bleeding with large clots for a few hours. I soaked through 4 pads in an hour. The bleeding has subsided to about the amount of a normal period. Because it has

Is heavy bleeding during pregnancy with large clots a definite sign of miscarriage? I had heavy bleeding with large clots for a few hours. I soaked through 4 pads in an hour. The bleeding has subsided to about the amount of a normal period. Because it has

Hello. : Hello. I am answering this six days after you wrote it. I hope you are ok at this time. The information you provided did not state how far along you are in pregnancy. If you soaked four pads in an hour, this is not mild spotting. This may well be a miscarriage. It can be defintively determined by an ultrasound, a serum HCG (to see if levels are dropping or rising), or if products of conception are identified. Take care. ...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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Definite signs that there is a miscarriage?

Definite signs that there is a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Significant cramping and bleeding are related to a possible miscarriage. ...Read more

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What are signs of a miscarriage?

What are signs of a miscarriage?

None, cramps, bleed: If your doctor saw fetal heart tones one time and then did not with the follow-up ultrasound, then you have, unfortunately, miscarried. Cramping and vaginal bleeding are the most common signs of a miscarriage. ...Read more

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What are all signs of a miscarriage?

What are all signs of a miscarriage?

Cramps and bleeding: Some signs of a miscarriage include severe cramping and heavy vaginal bleeding. Some women pass clots and tissue. However, it's possible to have these and not miscarry. It's also possible to have a failed pregnancy but with none of these signs or symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a miscarriage?

What are the signs of a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Bleeding which progresses from light to heavy, abdominal cramps, fever, weakness, back pains. ...Read more

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I am having signs of a miscarriage ?

I am having signs of a miscarriage
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Miscarriage: You need a pelvic ultrasound and pelvic exam to confirm what is going on. Go to an er or your ob's office. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a miscarriage?

Cramping/bleeding: The most common signs of a miscarriage are cramping and bleeding. 1 in 5 recognized pregnancies results in a miscarriage. Most miscarriages happen in the first trimester of pregnancy. A miscarriage can be confused with an ectopic pregnancy. If the cramping is predominantly on the left or right side of the lower abdomen, you should see a doctor to rule out an ectopic. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are all the signs of a miscarriage?

Depends: Bleeding and cramping are the most common signs. But still many women with those signs do not have a miscarriage. Sometimes even spotting can be a sign. Sometimes there are actually no signs at all. It can depend on how far along the pregnancy is. ...Read more

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What are the first signs of a miscarriage?

What are the first signs of a miscarriage?

It could be: Bleeding, cramping, abdominal pain. Pls see your doctor if you have any symptoms that you are concerned about. ...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