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14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

Experienced Dr Knows: Surgical abortion (or miscarriage) has stretching of the the cervix, the lowest part of the uterus, to remove the fetus. That stretching leaves bruising, tiny (less than 1/8" long) tears, bleeding, and even clots or tissue. An OB/GYN will definitely know SOMETHING went on with your cervix. If you are trying to hide your abortion from your doctor, ask yourself why. Your doctor needs to know. ...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


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Please tell me how long it takes for to get a period after you had a miscarriage?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get a period after you had a miscarriage?

Depends: If you are healthy, not anemic and have a first trimester miscarriage, you may have your menses within 4-6 weeks. If it is further along and you end up lactating, it may take a little longer. ...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

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Don?T understand how can I tell if i miscarried?

Don?T understand how can I tell if i miscarried?

See your doctor: See your doctor. He/she will oeder an ultrasound and/or a series of blood tests to determine the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How to tell if I had a miscarriage?

How to tell if I had a miscarriage?

Bleeding and Pain: Most women with a miscarriage have bleeding and painful cramps. They will bleed heavily and pass a lot of tissue and blood clots. An ultrasound will confirm it. Blood test can also help. ...Read more

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How to tell if i having a miscarriage?

How to tell if i having a miscarriage?

Need more info: It is difficult to say without more information. However, if you are concerned, it is best determined by bloodwork, examination, and evaluation by a doctor or midwife. A question like this is too important and really needs the right answer by a trained clinician. ...Read more

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How to tell if I am having a miscarriage?

How to tell if I am having a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Usually associated with cramping, heavy bleeding and passage of tissue. See your gyn if you have the above. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I have a miscarriage!! help!!?

Can you tell me how to know if I have a miscarriage!! help!!?

Advanced maternal ag: Unfortunately after the age of 35 the risk of miscarriage is much higher. If there is abnormal bleeding, passage of tissue, abdominal cramping etc. then it is usually best to see a doctor. They can do an ultrasound, pregnancy hormone level and make sure there isn't an emergency like an ectopic pregnancy. At home if you had a pregnancy test that was positive and turns negative then there was a loss ...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