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Dr told me i had miscarried but i feel something moving in my stomache. What can it be i'm kinda confused! what do u think?

Dr told me i had miscarried but i feel something moving in my stomache. What can it be i'm kinda confused! what do u think?

Immovable object?: If there was a miscarriage in fact, the beta HCG blood pregnancy test should drop to less than one(1). If it is still elevated, have your md do another ultrasound to be sure that the uterus is empty and does not contain an "immovable object" of retained pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Is doing cardio exercises and moving a lot and not sleeping enough cause miscarriage?

Is doing cardio exercises and moving a lot and not sleeping enough cause miscarriage?

No: There is no evidence that a normal pregnancy can be lost because of "cardio exercises, moving a lot or not sleeping enough." These are not known to be the causes of miscarriages.. ...Read more

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I am 10 weeks pregnant the scan at 7+4 i seen the heartbeat 158bpm, at 9+4 heartbeat 186bpm and a moving baby what is my chance of miscarriage ?

I am 10 weeks pregnant the scan at 7+4 i seen the heartbeat 158bpm, at 9+4 heartbeat 186bpm and a moving baby what is my chance of miscarriage ?

About 1%: A heart rate of 186 is a bit high but a single reading has little significance. Good you don't smoke. Take your prenatal vitamins. Avoid alcohol and drugs like cocaine. If you are a heavy coffee drinker you may consider easing up on caffeine a bit. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can sudden movements, climbing a ladder, a brisk energetic walk, stretching to reach something, opening a tight jar, etc cause a miscarriage?

Can sudden movements, climbing a ladder, a brisk energetic walk, stretching to reach something, opening a tight jar, etc cause a miscarriage?

Not normally: The baby is enclosed in the womb in a sea of amniotic fluid. This protects the baby. If the mother had a serious complication - then perhaps vigorous activity could cause an negative outcome. ...Read more

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I miscarried at 10 weeks 1 month ago. I bled for 1.5 weeks & have not had a period. The last 2 days I have had vaginal bleeding with bowel movements.

I miscarried at 10 weeks 1 month ago. I bled for 1.5 weeks & have not had a period. The last 2 days I have had vaginal bleeding with bowel movements.

5 weeks: The minimum of a regular menstrual period after ending a pregnancy is about 5 weeks . Three weeks seems to be the earliest a woman ovulates after ending a pregnancy, plus 2 weeks for the "secretory" phase, the second half of the menstrual cycle. If irregular, anovulatory bleeding (a woman may not ovulate properly ending a pregnancy) occurs for much longer (8 - 10 weeks) it needs to be investigated ...Read more

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I Have been spotting only after bowel movements, for 2weeks- I have taken several positive pregnancy tests . How do I know if I am having miscarriage?

I Have been spotting only after bowel movements, for 2weeks- I have taken several positive pregnancy tests . How do I know if I am having miscarriage?

See below: Mild spotting is not uncommon in early pregnancy. I trust that for the sake of your and your baby's health, you are under the care of a doctor. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...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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Extreme anxiety and panics after miscarriage that occurred almost two years ago. Now I'm scared of everything that can potentially cause death --i.e. EVERYTHING. I'm obsessed with Google and I'm convinced I have every illness I read about. I have the same

Extreme anxiety and panics after miscarriage that occurred almost two years ago. Now I'm scared of everything that can potentially cause death --i.e. EVERYTHING. I'm obsessed with Google and I'm convinced I have every illness I read about. I have the same

Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more

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How do I knoe when im done miscarrying ?

How do I knoe when im done miscarrying ?

Bleeding gone: Typically when your bleeding has turned dark brown and the cramping has subsided you are done. Can take 3 or 7 days , every woman is different. If you're concerned you can always get a vaginal ultrasound from a doctor to make sure the uterus is empty. ...Read more

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How do you know if your wife has miscarried?

How do you know if your wife has miscarried?

Several issues: Was she truly pregnant? Did she have then an unusual or heavy period or pass some tissue. More cramping with the passage. Is she for sure not pregnant now? Clarity would come from OB exam and perhaps ultrasound. Miscarriage is not uncommon and can be variable by timing and symptoms. ...Read more

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After repeated miscarriages what can be done?

After repeated miscarriages what can be done?

See your doctor: You need to speak to your Ob/Gyn doctor. There are many reasons you could be miscarrying. Some are treatable some aren't. But you would need a physical exam and testing by your doctor. ...Read more

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Looking for answer to how do I know i miscarried?

Looking for answer to how do I know i miscarried?

See below: There would be cramping and the passage of the products of conception. The presentation is variable, however. See your doctor. He/she will do an ultrasound and/or a series of blood tests to determine the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how would you know if you miscarried?

Can you tell me how would you know if you miscarried?

See below: There would be cramping and the passage of the products of conception. The presentation is variable, however. See your doctor. He/she will do an ultrasound and/or a series of blood tests to determine the viability of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of miscarriages in women in s asia?

What is the percentage of miscarriages in women in s asia?

About 15%: The miscarriage rate is roughly 15 to 20% regardless of what part of the world you live in. ...Read more

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If someone is having repeated miscarriages what could the dr need to look for as the possible problem?

If someone is having repeated miscarriages what could the dr need to look for as the possible problem?

Varies: Most women who have repeated miscarriages do not have any obvious problems. However, some will have a structural uterine anomaly (seen on ultrasound), some will have medical problems (like lupus), some will have genetic anomalies (seen on karyotyping). See your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Does coffee lead to miscarriages?

Does coffee lead to miscarriages?

No: Coffee does not lead to miscarriages. Caffeine is a stimulant and cause raise blood pressure. All artificial stimulants including cocaine, amphetamines should be avoided. ...Read more

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What can cause multiple miscarriages?

What can cause multiple miscarriages?

Many possibilities : There are many causes of multiple miscarriages including age, genetic issues, uterine pathology to name a few. If you would like an answer more specific to your history please consult with us. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more