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How Do U Know If You 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
Look At The Evidence: The best way to tell is by checking a pregnancy test, if "+" ; then you have a heavy cycle followed by a "-" test...You miscarried. Often, an early miscarriage isn't tested so know your risk factors. Ie - any birth control? Any symptoms of pregnancy? Unprotected sex during ovulation (mid-cycle)? Overall the best way to know is by protecting yourself ; using effective birth control, take care. ...Read more
How do you know if you had a miscarriage? I had what i thought was a weird period, peed out an inch blob and was in a lot of pain
Soon: Once you feel ready, you can start trying. Make sure your preconception status is optimized. Take prenatal vitamins with folic acid and DHA, do not smoke, drink alcohol, or use any other recreational drugs. Any medical disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, should be well controlled, hopefully your body weight is also in the optimum range, engage in regular physical activity. Best Wishes! ...Read more
If you are 6 weeks 4 days pregnant and you return for an ultrasound 2 weeks after and it shows 8 weeks could that indicate you had a miscarriage?
Not necessarily: Was there a heartbeat at the 2nd ultrasound? If so, then don't worry about this small discrepancy in size, it is not significant. There is a margin of error on the "dates" with every ultrasound. If there was no heartbeat, then yes, likely miscarriage. ...Read more
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