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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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Does scrapping means dnc. But during my miscarriage i asked the dr if she did dnc she said no just scrapping?

Does scrapping means dnc. But during my miscarriage i asked the dr if she did dnc she said no just scrapping?

Usually yes: D&c stands for dilatation and curretage that means opeing up the cervix and scraping the walls of the inside of the uterus gently to empty the uterus. ...Read more

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I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages . Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently ? Pls suges

I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages . Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently ? Pls suges

High ptt: There are many causes of miscarriage. A high ptt is something that should be investigated among other things for general health, not only miscarriage. The reasons for high PTT can be autoimmune disease, liver disease, including hepatitis or other liver infection or infestation. This is something that should be looked at by your doctor or a hematologist. ...Read more

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What list of tests could be helpful now (I'm going for my DnC in 3 days) & after the DnC that would help investigate the cause of 2 early miscarriages?

What list of tests could be helpful now (I'm going for my DnC in 3 days) & after the DnC that would help investigate the cause of 2 early miscarriages?

Miscarriages: The limit of what I can put in this response is not enough but I found a good link on the internet you can check out. http://www.mainlinefertility.com/specialties/repetitive-miscarriage/ ...Read more

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I'd two miscarriage(dnc). My dr said whenevr u get preg u will be given daily injections. I want to know which injection is that n y is it given?

I'd two miscarriage(dnc). My dr said whenevr u get preg u will be given daily injections. I want to know which injection is that n y is it given?

Miscarriages: I can only assume your doctor is talking about progesterone injections to maintain the lining of the uterus. It is hard to say if this is definitely needed as I have no info about the nature of the miscarriages such as blighted ovums ( no fetus in the sac) vs low progesterone. The shots certainly can help if you have low progesterone. ...Read more

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When do miscarriages occur?

Anytime: Misacrriages can occur from hours after conception until hours before birth. ...Read more

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How can u tell if you miscarried?

How can u tell if you miscarried?

Varies: Sometimes it is obvious, many times it is not. Most women have some amount of bleeding during early pregnancy due to implantation and they may think they have (or are) miscarried. The best way to tell for sure is with an ultrasound and sometimes by following serial HCG levels in the blood. ...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