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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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Why do I keep having early miscarriages? I have had two. The second was at five and a half weeks along. What could this mean?

Why do I keep having early miscarriages?  I have had two.  The second was at five and a half weeks along. What could this mean?

See a REI specialist: You still have a chance of a healthy pregnancy 'on your own', but after 2 or more miscarriages we do tests to find out why. Possible causes include autoimmune conditions like antiphospholipid antibodies, blood clotting disorders, low egg supply, problems in the uterus like fibroids or a uterine septum, hormonal problems, or male or female genetic problems. Get checked out by a rei specialist. ...Read more

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Had two miscarriages late for five days should I see a doctor?

Had two miscarriages late for five days should I see a doctor?

Pregnancy test: You could wait another two days and take a home pregnancy test; if you are not pregnant, then there really isn't anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be nervous about a miscarriage at five and a half months pregnant ?

Is it normal to still be nervous about a miscarriage at five and a half months pregnant ?

What is normal ?: Its understandable about wanting your baby to be healthy and full term for any pregnancy. Having said that, keep a positive attitude, and try to meet each month's end in your pregnancy as a milestone to a fantastic outcome. If you've had a miscarriage or fetal loss before, it's even more understandable to be nervous at any time in the pregnancy. Be good to yourself and be positive, it will help... ...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?

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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Can I have implementation bleeding twice 7 days apart? Im five weeks pregnant and found light pink with discharge. Had a miscarriage 3 months ago

Can I have implementation bleeding twice 7 days apart? Im five weeks pregnant and found light pink with discharge.  Had a miscarriage 3 months ago

Word definitions?: Implantation s when a new fetus moves into the uterus. You are pregnant. You cannot get pregnant again when you are already pregnant. Bleeding when pregnant is not a healthy sign. You should probably contact your OB for instructions. ...Read more

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Can a miscarriage change your periods? It has been five months and my periods now include one day of heavy clotting (about the size of a golf ball).

Very unlikely: .A miscarriage 5 months ago should not have any affect on your menstrual cycle now. There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound yesterday at five and half weeks and the doctor said the sac was not attached? Could this cause a miscarriage or is that already?

Early Pregnancy: With a pregnancy this early, it is hard to draw any concrete conclusions. You should have HCG done and repeated in 48 hours, and a repeat u/s in the next 2 weeks. Hang in there, but it may take some time to figure out what is going on. Good Luck. ...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