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Long First Period After Miscarriage
Normal: A period after a miscarriage is typically normal to light depending on whether you had a D&C performed. If you have heavy or prolonged bleeding contact your doctor. ...Read more
The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more
My first period after miscarriage is lasting longer and is much heavier than normal. At what point should I seek assistance?
Soaking Pads Hourly: It's certainly reasonable for your first period after a miscarriage to be heavy. However, if you're hemorrhaging, meaning that you have very large clots or bleeding that causes you to change your pads hourly then you should probably seek attention. Otherwise it may take simply take time. If you ever have symptoms of dizziness or wanting to pass out, seek attention. ...Read more
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
First period after miscarriage came 2 wks after it happened. It's been about 3 weeks since miscarriage, ok to resume sexual activity?
Is it norm to pass large piece of pregnancy tissue from blighted ovum in your first period after miscarriage? And should I still consider this a perio
Miscarriage ?: There can be retained parts of the pregnancy that can be passed later as you imply. Sometimes this can occur after the bleeding from the miscarriage has been over for some time. If there was blood with the tissue and it continues it might be an indication of the need for a D & C to make sure all the pregnancy parts are out of the uterus. ...Read more
I have miscarried on october 2013. I had a d& c the 17th of oct. Recieved my first period nov. 23rd . Now 12-29 & no period neg p test. Could i be pg?
Possibly.: Assuming your period on nov 23rd was a real period and that your periods are regular (sometimes they're not after a pregnancy loss), you'd expect a period in december but you haven't had one...If you had unprotected sex, it's always safe to assume the possibility and i would get tested. Were you trying for pregnancy? If not and not pregnant, consider contraception. Get on a prenatal vitamin btw! ...Read more
Back to School: Wow. Perhaps you are in need of a lesson in how your body works. Once the HCG hormone level decreases then your ovaries can reset and begin ovulation for the next cycle. You have already been told here today that this can take weeks to months to be healthy. Conception occurs if there is sperm ready to meet the ovulated egg at the next cycle. Sperm take one to five days to reach this egg. ...Read more
Is it normal for there to be more bleeding with first period following miscarriage than there was with the miscarriage?
Yes: The first period after a miscarriage is frequently heavy. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a late 2nd period after a miscarriage? M/c 12/19 first period 1/19 now a week late and three neg hpts.
1st period : The first periods after a miscarriage is often a little off. Sometimes it is early and sometimes late. Sometimes heavier and sometimes lighter. I ask my patients to be patient and give your body a couple of cycles to get back to normal. ...Read more
After a m/c n after your first period can you ovulate. Is it normal to not to ovulate in the first cycle after miscarriage?
My first period came 28 days after miscarriage, second 29 days after that, and third 30. Can periods change after miscarriage?
They can: Though what you are describing, periods coming every 28-30 days, is normal. It is common for periods to vary by a few days for many women. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage in october and a d&c done in november my first period was normal. But is it normal for the second period to be very heavy?
No: It should be normal,watch the pattern, if this becomes a new pattern,then you should be evaluated. ...Read more
Hi just some advise i had a miscarriage in late january and had my first period 24 febuary bt the first day was brownish blood is that normal?
Yes: Yes, that was normal after a miscarriage. ...Read more
Miscarried 2 months ago and i want to ttc again. I have been bleeding for 8 days first period since mc. I don't want to get on bc. What can i do?
Lots of options: Since this is your first cycle you can just wait and see how the next few months go. Since you are only 19 you my consider delaying pregnancy. For long heavy periods there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. ...Read more
Hi, i miscarried 18th last month. But monday just gone i think im having first period. Its very heavy to the point its dripping out. Is it normal :(?
Not normal please: Call your OB to make sure u have no retained products from the miscarriage or other problems , your 1st period after a misc should not be that heavy. ...Read more
Had D&c 8 weeks ago for miscarriage. First period 11 days ago, very heavy for week. Now spotting? Normal? Worried...
Hello. I've got my first period after a complete miscarriage and i've been lightly bleeding for more then 2 weeks now. Is it normal?
Irregular period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I am 24,had my first miscarriage on june 19 naturaly,had first period on july 25 normal 4-5day,but from 13 aug i started having brown discharge.
Late second period after miscarriage could i be pregnant? I had a mc on 12/19 had my first period 1/19 that was light and 10 days & now i'm late
Just take a test: Why wonder? You can just take a test and in minutes you will know. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
I miscarried..4 weeks later i had my first period that lasted 5 days and it was heavy jst expected my 2nd and its brown spotting with mild cramps ??
Miscarriage: Remember that even though you miscarried you were pregnant. It usually takes a few months for a women's periods to become normal again after pregnancy. The first period is usually pretty heavy as the endometrium is overgrown at that time. Be patient things should normalize. If they don't by 4-6 months after your D&C, see your doctor for an evaluation. I'm sorry for your loss, best wishes. ...Read more
This is my first period after te miscarriage and is really bad am in so much pain and the blood is like water and a lot of blood cloast is it normal??
Not uncommon: Its not uncommon for the first period to be very heavy after a miscarriage. Best wishes! ...Read more
I had a miscarriage last April 2014. Went through a ERPC 12 May 2014. Had my first period on 08 June for 5days.20 days after spotting dark brownish. ?
I had a d&c, what should I expect for my first period. I'm a little nervous after loosing a lot of blood with my miscarriage. Will it be heavy?Normal?
2-6 weeks: The first period after a miscarriage is often a little off. Sometimes it is early and sometimes late. Sometimes heavier and sometimes lighter. I ask my patients to be patient and give your body a couple of cycles to get back to normal. ...Read more
I miscarried 7 weeks ago i had my first period last week ..but im having lower backache could it be an infection ?
Maybe: It might simply be cramping, but needs a MD to ascertain the cause when you visit. ...Read more
I had a miscarriage in July I had my first period on 9/2 and skipped this month. Home hCG test is negative what could this mean?
Probably all is well: Sorry to hear about your miscarriage. It's takes a while for the reproductive system to reset itself after a miscarriage. Consider another pregnancy test if no menses. Usually midcycle affer a relatively normal menses after a miscarriage would be the ideal time to start trying again. It is unlikely that you have an increased risk for another miscarriage - they are very common though. Good luck. ...Read more
Miscarriage november, december first period on 14th heavy, on 11th bleed for a day then nothing until the 14th, brown discharge 29th bleed 30 when ovu?
It is hard to say: It is hard to determine what is going on without knowing your cycle and more of your history. It is not uncommon, however to have a couple of months of abnormal bleeding or breakthrough bleeding following a miscarriage. Take necessary precautions during this time if you are trying to prevent pregnancy for awhile. You have said nothing to indicate you cannot become pregnant during this time. ...Read more
Light pink bleeding (mainly after intercourse or when I wipe) 12 days after miscarriage bleeding stopped? My first period?
Bleeding, miscarriag: It's too soon to be having intercourse so please stop and let your body recover. Bleeding after a miscarriage can occur up to six weeks after. A normal period usually doesn't occur until 4 to 6 weeks later. Ovulation will occur two weeks before that. If you must have sex, use a condom and don't try to conceive until after you've had a normal period so we know how far along you are. ...Read more