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Do you have really light periods after you miscarriage so your body can get back on track?

Do you have really light periods after you miscarriage so your body can get back on track?

Miscarriage : The initial period following a miscarriage may be somewhat unpredictable in terms of the amount of flow. It may take a cycle or two before periods return to normal. ...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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I heavily Bled Through a Tampon And onto a pad wit many jelly like bits and no pain. I usually have light periods.Could it have been a miscarriage?

I heavily Bled Through a Tampon And onto a pad wit many jelly like bits and no pain. I usually have light periods.Could it have been a miscarriage?

Probably not: Periods can be heavier or lighter as time goes on. The appearance can change and the symptoms - bloating or cramping. If you were expecting a miscarriage, it could be, but otherwise, not likely. ...Read more

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Had a natural miscarriage in oct and have had a normal cycle six weeks after and now I have on and off periods for five days very heavy came 10 day e?

Cycle after miscarry: After a miscarriage, the usual advice is to wait 3 months of cycling before trying again to make sure your body gets back to normal. This not unusual but I recommend that you review this with your doctor to make sure that all is well. You didn't describe the circumstances of your miscarriage so your dr would be able to make some sense out of this for you. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a period and a miscarriage?

What's the difference between a period and a miscarriage?

Pregnancy: A period is the natural menstrual flow that happens after ovulation without a pregnancy. A miscarriage is loss of an early pregnancy. Miscarriage is usually later, around 6-8 weeks after a period is a common time, and flow is often heavier than a period. Seek professional advice if your are pregnant and concerned about miscarriage. ...Read more

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If there is miscarriage will it immediately lead to periods?

If there is miscarriage will it immediately lead to periods?

1 to 2 months: Following a miscarriage or even a pregnancy and delivery, it may take up to 1 to 2 months before you begin to menstruate normally and have periods. ...Read more

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Is my very random heavy overdue period or am i having a miscarriage?

Is my very random heavy overdue period or am i having a miscarriage?

Pregnancy test: If you are miscarrying your test will be positive, if a period it is negative. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you have a miscarriage on your period?

Can you have a miscarriage on your period?

Miscarriage : Yes. Miscarriage often appears like a menstrual period. The amount of miscarriages is staggering. Many people who have fetuses that are not viable will have what is like a regular period and they often did not feel or know they had a fertilized embryo. ...Read more

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Is the first period after miscarriage different?

Is the first period after miscarriage different?

Unknown: It's hard to say what the first period after a miscarriage will be like. It's possible that it'll be heavier; it's possible that it'll be lighter. But what's more important is that you have one and it can take two months for one to come. ...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. Jane McMillan
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Light Periods (Definition)

Light periods are a clinical finding in which there is very little blood loss with ...Read more