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I have been bleeding for a month after miscarriage. Should I go to the doctor?

I have been bleeding for a month after miscarriage. Should I go to the doctor?

Yes: After a pregnancy loss most patients will bleed. The length of time is variable from a few days to a few weeks. The normal menses should then resume. On occasion the bleeding continues, this may be a sign of retained tissue and should be investigated. The md will do blood tests, examination and ultrasound. If tissue is present a D&C or meds may be needed. ...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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What to do if I had a miscarriage and I have been bleeding for a month, it stinks bad. I never went to the doctor whatswrong?

What to do if I had a miscarriage and I have been bleeding for a month, it stinks bad. I never went to the doctor whatswrong?

See your doctor: Some miscarriages are associated with infection or retained placenta or fetal tissue. Most miscarriage related bleeding stops after 2 weeks. Please see your doctor. He can do some blood tests and ultrasound and help you. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage ut i did not go see a doctor until the bleeding stopped is there anyway i could still get my confirmation of the miscarriage?

I had a miscarriage ut i did not go see a doctor until the bleeding stopped is there anyway i could still get my confirmation of the miscarriage?

Quantitative hCG tes: Either do the above if a blood test is available to you, it may continue to be positive for some time and then the test is repeated every 1-2 weeks until the level is less than 5. If a blood test is not available to you, you could do a urine pregnancy test, but again this may remain positive for some time after the clinical symptoms of miscarriage have resolved ...Read more

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7 weeks 4 days pregnant i stoped bleeding brown finaly but iam scared i miscarried?How will i know with out going to the doc i go tomorrow for my check

7 weeks 4 days pregnant i stoped bleeding brown finaly but iam scared i miscarried?How will i know with out going to the doc i go tomorrow for my check

See below: Your dr will probably do pelvic exam tom, but will request also HCG levels (to see if it is increasing) and Progesterone levels. Rest up right now, drink enough fluids. Take care. ...Read more

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Miscarriage since thursday. Doc said dont need D&C coz it will pass naturally. When should my bleeding stop?

Depends: Miscarriages can occur very fast or very slowly. This is going to depend on how far along you are and how much things had developed before the miscarriage. Your doctor should provide some guidance based on your individual situation. ...Read more

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I miscarried sat doc induce the miscarry bleeding stopped tuesday now i'm in pain and bleeding is really heavy is it normal?

I miscarried sat doc induce the miscarry bleeding stopped tuesday now i'm in pain and bleeding is really heavy is it normal?

First menses: It is difficult to know when the first menstrual period will happen after a miscarriage, and sometimes that first menses can be heavy and painful. Increasing pain not relieved by pain medications, and increasing bleeding -- particularly if there is lightheadedness or dizziness -- should be evaluated by the doctor following a miscarriage. ...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


Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more