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How Do I Know If I Have Had A Miscarriage
My dr confirmed I miscarried based a blood test, I have the paper work but I don't understand how he knows, it doesn't show my hcg levels?
See below: Ms. Kathryn 440: You have two related questions. It would be better to talk to your doctor for explanation. Blood HCG needs to be higher than 25 to diagnose pregnancy. It is not clear how a urine pregnancy test told you that you are 2-3 weeks pregnant. You may repeat the urine pregnancy test, be sure to follow the instructions for the test carefully. Better would be to see your doctor for a repeat blood test and if needed an ultrasound examination. ...Read more
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
I don't know if I have had a miscarriage or chemical pregnancy or still pregnant i recently took 8 pregnancy tests;turned out positive, i started to have brownish discharge (very little) and then lite pink one day after missed period. My period is clockwo
The : The short answer here is to see your doctor for a serum (blood) pregnancy test. If the test is positive (the result will be a number) then a repeat test will be done about 2-3 days later to see if the number is increasing, which means the pregnancy is progressing. Otherwise if it is negative then you probably had a complete miscarriage given the fact that 8 pregnancy tests were postive prior to the bleeding. All the best. ...Read more
Miscarriage: Early miscarriages can be associated with a delayed period which is heavier and associated with cramping. This type of miscarriage is usually suspected, but not proved. Later miscarriages are associated with a positive pregnancy test and an ultrasound showing the fetus without any heart beat. This type usually requires a D & C or medical management to empty the uterus. ...Read more
Ultraound: An ultrasound is used to measure the growth of your embryo and to see a heart beat. If the ultrasound does not show a heart beat, it can be repeated in another week to confirm. Blood test can also be done that will show that your pregnancy hormone is not rising. It ay actually be falling. Good Luck! ...Read more
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
Miscarriage: In a miscarriage there is a pregnancy loss and drop in pregnancy hormone over time. So if there was bleeding, passage of tissue or a positive pregnancy test that is now negative then there was a likely miscarriage. The best thing is to see a doctor for an ultrasound, blood test for hormone level and blood type. Also see a doctor to be sure and be safe. ...Read more
Miscarriage in 07. No docs since. Need to see if i'm still able to have babies. I'm tulalip native & I don't know if I have insurance? How much for checkup?
Call around: I think your best bet would be to call around to doctors in your area and just ask how much a consultation/ visit would cost. It can vary from practice to practice. The cost may be pretty high depending on the workup that you may need depending on your circumstances. ...Read more
How could I have had a miscarriage in the toilet and didn't know I was pregnant? no signs at all.
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