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Exercise After Miscarriage
Had natural miscarriage, no medical intervention, d&c or medicine etc, at 5wk5d on 3/7 when is it safe to start exercising? Used to exercise 3days/wk.
Listen to your body: You have had a stressful event. Excess exercise could increase bleeding. Movement is healing mentally and physically. Try pretend jump roping without jumping to improve circulation to brain and body. Walking, swimming in the air, bicylcing, dancing, tai chi, any fun movement would be most helpful. ...Read more
Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)
Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage and had a suction curette done after (end june). After I exercise I bleed, is that something to be worried about?
Have checkup: While the bleeding can be obviously be attention getting and a nuisance, it is not necessarily a major problem. That being said, it would be best to follow up with whichever physician has been providing your OB/GYN care....you do want to make sure the problem is resolved as soon as possible. ...Read more
I miscarriage 2 months ago no d&c I've been bleeding for 42dys then stopped for aweek. After that when I exercise I spot! Why? Brownish color
See your doctor: You should visit your doctor. You may have retained products of conception. ...Read more
Had natural miscarriage, no medical intervention, dandc, medicine etc, at 5wk5d on 3/7 when is it safe to start exercising? Used to exercise 3days/wk.
Up to you: There is not danger in exercising after a miscarriage like this. You can do whatever is comfortable. ...Read more
5wks pregnant. Have heart murmur/ectopic heart and copd. Will it be safe to exercise? History of 3 miscarriages and 1 live birth.
I have pcos, hypothyroid& asthma. I miscarried twice. Losing weight is difficult. If I do exercise asthma comes. How do I reduce my weight. I m 5 ft &71kg.?
Concerted effort: Effort under guidance is the best. I strongly recommend bariatric surgery; through a program though! . Teamwork including dietician, exercise therapist, sleep specialist, psychologist etc are generally needed for the success. The oft heard success stories on various diet commercials or exercise ones are less likely to be successful en masse, most likely to help is your motivation, diet &exercise. ...Read more
Should I still exercise everyday after ovulation? Or can that increase chances of miscarriage. I have pcos, endometriosis & progesterone deficient
Yes and no: It is ok to exercise at any time during your cycle. No exercise will not increase the likelihood that you would miscarry. ...Read more
What could cause brown spotting at 16 weeks pregnant? If not a miscarriage? No cramps, just some pains on my pubic bone. No recent sex or exercise
Probably normal: It is normal and common to have some spotting or bleeding in the first few months of pregnancy. The blood comes from leakage around the edge of the placenta as it grows and develops and usually appears as a slight brownish or pink discharge. About 1 in 3 women experience this. ...Read more
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
Bleeding gone: Typically when your bleeding has turned dark brown and the cramping has subsided you are done. Can take 3 or 7 days, every woman is different. If you're concerned you can always get a vaginal ultrasound from a doctor to make sure the uterus is empty. ...Read more
Was she truly pregnant?
Did she have then an unusual or heavy period or pass some tissue.
More cramping with the passage.
Is she for sure not pregnant now?
Clarity would come from OB exam and perhaps ultrasound.
Miscarriage is not uncommon and can be variable by timing and symptoms. ...Read more
See your doctor: You need to speak to your Ob/Gyn doctor. There are many reasons you could be miscarrying. Some are treatable some aren't. But you would need a physical exam and testing by your doctor. ...Read more
About 15%: The miscarriage rate is roughly 15 to 20% regardless of what part of the world you live in. ...Read more
If someone is having repeated miscarriages what could the dr need to look for as the possible problem?
Varies: Most women who have repeated miscarriages do not have any obvious problems. However, some will have a structural uterine anomaly (seen on ultrasound), some will have medical problems (like lupus), some will have genetic anomalies (seen on karyotyping). See your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many causes of multiple miscarriages including age, genetic issues, uterine pathology to name a few. If you would like an answer more specific to your history please consult with us. ...Read more
Unlikely: The human reproductive system is quite effective at getting a fetus the nutrients it needs to develop. Women conceive, even in times of shortage and famine. Obviously there can be problems for baby if, say, Folic Acid is insufficient, namely, neural tube defects. Having said that, nutrition isn't a major cause for miscarriage. ...Read more
There may be a tests: That can help you understand why these tragedies have happened. Who can help? First, your primary care provider should be your main ally. An obstetrician who specializes in high-risk pregnancies, called a perinatologist or maternal-fetal medicine specialist, might be a good addition to your team. You may have already had some tests, e.g., clotting factors, but I would add chromosome testing, also. ...Read more
Need evaluation: Pain and bleeding are 2 signs of a miscarriage and can also occur in a viable pregnancy.These can also be signs of a tubal pregnancy. You need to have an ultrasound done to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. This may also document that this is a viable pregnancy. Serial bloodwork (hcg and progesterone) aid in finding the answer if the us is inconclusive. ...Read more
I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didn't have any complications w/ my ab.
What do you mean?: I think you are asking if having elective abortions in the past increases the risk of having a miscarriage. Elective abortions do not increase the risk of miscarriage in the future ...Read more
Pregnancy loss: Most typically mean a loss of living pregnancy during the first or second trimester. Some also consider a stillbirth in the 3rd trimester a miscarriage. Sometimes the body expels the entire pregnancy with bleeding, at other times the fetus remains in the uterus and is only detected by ultrasound or absence of the fetal heart tones. Consult your md if you have these signs. ...Read more
Usually: It is because there is something wrong with the baby. About 20% of conceptions are miscarried. Most are early. Later ones might be because there is something wrong with the cervix or placenta. Some happen without the knowledge of the woman even knowing it or that they were pregnant. ...Read more
Myths ; Facts:
There can be different causes at different stages, but most are not anyone's fault nor are they reasons to think it will happen again. Here is a really helpful website: http://www. Parents. Com/pregnancy/complications/miscarriage/causes-miscarriage/
congratulations ; best wishes. ...Read more