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Grief After Miscarriage
Yes: no rule to it it does not always happen ...Read more
Grief is a normal reaction to a major loss, and is full of unhappiness and emotional pain. Events causing grief include the end of a significant personal relationship, the death of a loved one, or another traumatic life-changing event. Each person feels grief in his own way, but there are common stages to grieving. The process begins with recognizing a loss and continues over time until a person ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unpredictable: You will likely ovulate 2-6 weeks after the miscarriage, though in some women it can take longer. Even though you may be more fertile just after a loss, the risk of miscarriage is higher if you do not wait a couple of months, so most docs advise their patients to wait 2 months. ...Read more
Natural complete miscarriage 3 wks ago. Ovulated 7 days later. Period 7 days later. Normal to have period so soon after ovulation first cycle ?
Overall,: Not a very good scenario and this information should be conveyed to your treating physician very soon. ...Read more
Threatened miscarriage with hcG levels at 6,180. About 72 hours later hcG has doubled to over 12,000. Still a chance of miscarriage?
Threatened: There's always a chance of miscarriage but that strong rise sounds very positive. You don't say a gestational age or if a heartbeat (and a yolk sac) are seen on ultrasound, those are very positive signs as well. Good luck. ...Read more
D&c 10 weeks ago for blighted ovum at 12 weeks pg, bled for 4 days after then stopped but bleeding every time after orgasm now, why is this happening?
Still healing?: Orgasm induces vigorous contraction of Fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and vagina, which may lead to spotting blood from incompletely healing of mucosa from D&C. So, it's still logical to be patient and see as long as the spotting is slowly but surely becoming lighter and lighter. If spotting still lingers beyond 4-5 months after D&C, see your Gyn-doc for reassessment and counseling. Best wish... ...Read more
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
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
It can: It certainly can and you make have some additional bleeding in a few days down the road. It might be a bit early to get a positive pregnancy though, so don't be frustrated if its negative at this time. In addition you might be off on your day of ovulation. Ovulalation prediction kits only predict the approximate day, they aren't exact. ...Read more
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