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After abortion will u be depress?

After abortion will u be depress?

Usually mild: Most women report some degree of psychological distress after a miscarriage. However, according to mghcwmh only about 1 in 10 women actually meet criteria for major depression. Risk factors for depression after miscarriage include a prior history of depression, having inadequate social supports and being childless. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Can miscarriage make you fertile? Just had miscarriage 2 weeks before. Having pcos.

Can miscarriage make you fertile? Just had miscarriage 2 weeks before. Having pcos.

No: It does not affect your fertility either way, but the fact that you were pregnant confirms some things about your fertility. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Missed miscarriage at week 8, baby lost heart beat. Induced miscarriage with cytote 3 weeks ago, now hcg level 300( was 337 two days ago), need D&C?

Missed miscarriage at week 8, baby lost heart beat. Induced miscarriage with cytote 3 weeks ago,  now hcg level 300( was 337 two days ago), need D&C?

Probably...: Cytotec (misoprostol) will usually cause you to pass the tissue left in your uterus. If it doesn't, a D&C is frequently performed. Its also a good idea to continue repeating the HCG level after the D&C until it is zero. This will ensure that there is no other problems related to the miscarriage such as gestational trophoblastic disease. Best Wishes! ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

Hard to say : At the moment your pregnancy test are going to be unreliable. You will not know if you are detecting hormone left over from the miscarriage or a new pregnancy. It is best to use condoms and schedule a follow up visit with your obgyn. Most recommend 1-2 normal cycles before attempted pregnancy again after miscarriage. ...Read more

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Two, months after miscarriage. Can u get implantation bleeding the day after sex?

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Two, months after miscarriage. Can u get implantation bleeding the day after sex?

Maybe: Yes, you can get pregnant 2 months after a miscarriage. You can have implantation bleeding around the time of implantation which may be 5-7 days after fertilization. But you will not have implantation the day after sex if that's when you got pregnant! ...Read more

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Ivf pregnancy 5wks light bleeding after involuntary morning orgasm -am i still ok?(previous heavy bleed 11days, positive test confirmed ok 2days ago)

Ivf pregnancy 5wks light bleeding after involuntary morning orgasm -am i still ok?(previous heavy bleed 11days, positive test confirmed ok 2days ago)

Needs evaluation: Bleeding in pregnancy is common but not normal. It always requires an evaluation by your doctor. You need to confirm that you have a viable pregnancy located inside of the uterus. ...Read more

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Hcg levels dropping slowly after miscarriage, pregnant or problem?

Hcg levels dropping slowly after miscarriage, pregnant or problem?

Not sure: Hard to say what slow means. Did you have a d;c or miscarry naturally. The level should become zero in a week or two after a spontaneous miscarriage but it depends on how high the level was when it started. ...Read more

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Unusual sore breasts each month after ovulation for 2 weeks after abortion of twins 9 months ago? ttc is everything ok? also get palpatations dizzines

Unusual sore breasts each month after ovulation for 2 weeks after abortion of twins 9 months ago? ttc is everything ok? also get palpatations dizzines

Can be normal: Breast tenderness before your period is normal. Premenstrual symptoms can change with time & increase or decrease from period to period depending on age, diet, emotional & physical factors. It is not related to your abortion directly, although emotional issues can increase premenstrual symptoms. Here is a good info sheet on mastalgia (breast pain) during your cycle: http://tinyurl.com/9omaprs ...Read more

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If you had a threatened miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) how long to wait before having sex again?

If you had a threatened miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) how long to wait before having sex again?

Clarification?: Are you still pregnant or have you had a miscarriage? Older recommendations to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before attempting another conception have only been shown to increase infertility risk without preventing any complications. Nowadays, it is recommended that you may resume sexual activity as soon as you feel like it. If you are sill pregnant, ask your obstetrician if sex is safe. ...Read more

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Can you conceive while still having lochia bleeding 5 weeks after birth?

Can you conceive while still having lochia bleeding 5 weeks after birth?

Uncommon: It is not common to conceive this early especially if you are breastfeeding but it is not impossible. ...Read more

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Does NOT waiting months after an, early miscarriage.. Increase my chances of miscarring again?

Does NOT waiting months after an, early miscarriage.. Increase my chances of miscarring again?

It may: You need to give your body time to heal before you try again. It may be a while before you have your first period. I would recommend you have 2 normal periods before you try again. ...Read more

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8 days after first post partum period (lasted 5-6 days), still cramping? Also, does the fact that I had a fibroid during pregnancy?

8 days after first post partum period (lasted 5-6 days), still cramping? Also, does the fact that I had a fibroid during pregnancy?

Fibroid/crampimg: It is possible that the fibroid is causing a harder cycle with cramping. Use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) and call you GYN for an exam. ...Read more

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41 at first pregnancy this year, miscarriage. Preg. again shortly after. Why at this age im suddenly able to get pregnant, when never pregnant before?

41 at first pregnancy this year, miscarriage. Preg. again shortly after. Why at this age im suddenly able to get pregnant, when never pregnant before?

Serendipity: Perhaps your partner's sperm count was low, perhaps you had a reproductive problem that corrected itself, etc. Who knows?, but what is important is that you are pregnant now. ...Read more

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I miscarried at 6weeks had a normal period during the miscarriage but now two weeks later having excessive saliva, why?

I miscarried at 6weeks had a normal period during the miscarriage but now two weeks later having excessive saliva, why?

Not related no worry: Sorry about the miscarriage. Salivation is controlled by the sympathetic nervous system and is not related to pregnancy, menstrual cycle, or even being female. I would not worry about it. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Melancholia (Definition)

This is an old term for depression or dysthymia (mildly low mood), from the belief that it was caused by excess ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences a loss of a pregnancy, typically prior ...Read more