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How Do U Know When Your Having 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
Nearly always: If your HCG is decreasing, it nearly always means that the pregnancy is not progressing normally. Most of the time, this means a miscarriage. Rarely, this can mean an ectopic (or tubal) pregnancy. You should absolutely touch base with an ob/gyn if you have heavy (more than 1 pad/hour for 2 hours) bleeding, severe pelvic pain not relieved by over-the-counter pain medications, or fevers. ...Read more
How do you know if your having a miscarriage and if you are what can you do in the process without having to visit the doctor as yet?
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
No: Statistically the risk of miscarriage after one prior miscarriage is unchanged; the risk does increase (but slowly) with further miscarriages. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage over the last two days - was confirmed via u/s significant pain on and off. perhaps this is natural?
Frequently: Yes it does cause intermittent pains often. ...Read more
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