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What are the signs of an early miscarriage on scan?

What are the signs of an early miscarriage on scan?

See below: The ealiest signs are loss or lack of a fetal pole and collapse of hour-glassing of the gestational sac. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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


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I had a miscarriage 2m ago I am worried it will happen again this pregnancy is it possible to go for a early scan I'm 5 wks?

I had a miscarriage 2m ago I am worried it will happen again this pregnancy is it possible to go for a early scan I'm 5 wks?

Have scan done: Have a scan done in hopes that the sonographer will be able to see an embryo and a heart beat, which there is a good chance that they will. If not, ask to repeat the scan in two weeks. ...Read more

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Are internal scans safe in early pregnancy? Some women reported a miscarriage days after scan insisting there is harm but not yet proven. I'm worried

Are internal scans safe in early pregnancy? Some women reported a miscarriage days after scan insisting there is harm but not yet proven. I'm worried

No evidence of harm: After several decades of use and of research, there is still no scientific evidence that ultrasonography whether internal or external is harmful to human embryos and fetuses. The anecdotal stories of some women "who reported a miscarriage days after scan" unfortunately can not be viewed as reliable or scientific. Pregnancy losses are sadly very common (up to 15-25%) without prior "internal scans" ...Read more

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If you miscarried at 5-6 wks, is it too early for a d&c to be performed?

If you miscarried at 5-6 wks, is it too early for a d&c to be performed?

Depends: It depends on the desires of the patient and the size of the fetus and sac. Its ot technically too early but some women prefer to "pass" and smaller pregnancy naturally. Occasionally this process is longer than expected and she will request a D&C . Larger pregnancies > 7-8weeks may cause a lot of bleeding and trips to the er so often a D&C is offered. ...Read more

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If you miscarried at 5-6 wks, would it be too early for a d&c to be performed?

If you miscarried at 5-6 wks, would it be too early for a d&c to be performed?

Possibly: A D&C can be done at any stage, but if the pregnancy had not progressed to a point where a sac or embryo had been developing, then a D&C may not have been necessary. ...Read more

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Had scan at 18+6 weeks everything with my boy was good measuring accurately good hb good growth what would be the chance for me to have miscarriage?

Unlikely: Most miscarriages occur in the first trimester. Unless you have had prior obstetrical problems or severe health issues odds are in your favor. ...Read more

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What are signs of early miscarriage?

What are signs of early miscarriage?

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

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What are the signs of an early miscarriage?

What are the signs of an early miscarriage?

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

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


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