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Early Miscarriage Reasons
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
Yes: Yes, hyper and hypo-thyroidism can be a cause of miscarriage. Unlikely cause, but definitely within the realm of possibility. The most common cause of 99% of all first trimester miscarriages is going to be chromosomal abnormalities, embryos that just aren't compatible with life. If you have untreated thryoid disease, though, make sure you get it treated before having unprotected sex ...Read more
I am having an early miscarriage & the blood is bright red. A normal cycle is 2 days. I have been bleeding for 4 days & am anemic. Reason for worry?
Not yet: What I need for you to do is to lie down for a while. If the bleeding continues I want you to call your doctor. If no response I think if the bleeding does not stop by lying down and your doctor doesn't answer then go to the ER. Let them know how many pads or tampons you are going through ...Read more
Is my toxoplasma IgG antibodies result (0.10 negative), the reason I had an early miscarriage and a missed miscarriage this year? My obgyn says yes.
No.: Your antibodies are negative - normal and cannot explain your adverse pregnancy outcomes. I am sorry for your losses and would recommend you take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily from now on to prevent recurrent miscarriages. Seek a second opinion by another obstetrician/gynecologist, if you like and best of luck! ...Read more
Bleeding. . .: A positive pregnancy test with bleeding, particularly heavy bleeding with cramps, is most suggestive. If pregnancy symptoms like fatigue, urinary frequency, breast tenderness, nausea, and vomiting suddenly improve, or if none of those symptoms appear despite the positive pregnancy test, you should be suspicious. ...Read more
Several: Signs of an early miscarriage include your symptoms of pregnancy, like breast tenderness, fatigue, nausea, etc., going away. The more obvious signs are bleeding. There are some women that have little to no symptoms of pregnancy and everything is fine. Also, up to 23% of women bleed in early pregnancy, and again, everything can be fine. An ultrasound should be able to let you know things are ok. ...Read more
See below: The ealiest signs are loss or lack of a fetal pole and collapse of hour-glassing of the gestational sac. ...Read more
An unwanted bleed: Not often pain, but a bleed may tell. ...Read more
6 to 8 weeks: Your body needs to replenish the blood and nutrients that were lost last week. Make sure you talk to your md at the 2 week post miscarriage checkup to be certain. ...Read more
Bleeding and cramps: Usually a combination of some bleeding and cramping. It depends how far pregnant you are (the farther along the more severe the symptoms). ...Read more
Obgyn evaluation: You need to see an Obgyn. If you are experiencing a miscarriage then your BHCG pregnancy hormone will be tested. A sonogram and a physical exam will most likely be done as well. If you had a positive pregnancy test followed by bleeding the prompt evaluation is warranted ...Read more
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
Short to long: Can vary from a few days to several weeks: it depends alot on how 'far along' and how high the HCG level is when miscarriage happens. ...Read more
I had an early miscarriage at 4.5 weeks, bled for approx 5 days. When should I expect to ovulate again (approximately?)
Miscarriage question. Hey I have a quick question...My girlfriend is having sign and symptoms of what we believe is an early miscarriage. Some of the symptoms and signs she's having is bleeding, (which she says very from one moment it being light to one m
The: The most important thing to do if you have not already is to check a home pregnancy test. If you see any line in the positive section you should see your doctor for a blood test. Her symptoms could be from a miscarriage or from a pregnancy outside of the uterus called an ectopic pregnancy. This is a very dangerous condition. Upper abdominal pain can be a sign of a worsening condition. I would recommend doing a pregnancy test right away and if it is positive, calling your doctor right away. ...Read more
Yes: Usually referred to as a chemical pregancy ...Read more
Absolutely: But your primary doc or ob/gyn will have to rule out and treat other underlying diseases, such as thyroid, pcos, clotting disorders, hormonal imbalances etc. ...Read more
If you have a early miscarriage but didn't know you were pregnant just experienced the symptoms what do you do?
Usually: The tissues would pass naturally.Get a more detailed answer ›