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Is it normal to have irregular periods after a miscarriage?

Is it normal to have irregular periods after a miscarriage?

Sure.: After any pregnancy episode, your periods may take a while to return to normal. That's ok, but make sure you use contraception because irregular periods do not protect you from conception. ...Read more

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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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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

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I did a pregnancy test, it came up negative. what could this mean then in terms of my absent periods after my miscarriage and sickness (nausea etc)?

I did a pregnancy test, it came up negative. what could this mean then in terms of my absent periods after my miscarriage and sickness (nausea etc)?

Hormonal imbalance: If you did not have unprotected sex after the miscarriage, you are not pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it common to have regular periods immediately after a miscarriage and then they become irregular?

Is it common to have regular periods immediately after a miscarriage and then they become irregular?

Anything is possible: If they started out regular and now are irregeular that should not have anything to do with the miscarriage. ...Read more

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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

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Any insights on when do your periods start again after miscarriage?

Any insights on when do your periods start again after miscarriage?

Typical 4-6 weeks: I assume you mean an uncomplicated miscarriage. 1) your hCG level from the miscarriage must fall to zero, and 2) you must resume ovulating, this usually happens within 4-6 weeks, but will not happen until 1) your quant has fallen. ...Read more

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Why am i not getting my periods after i've had a miscarriage last year?

Physician exam: Usually, the menstrual periods will restart one month after the completion of o miscarriage. The first cycle may not be normal, but the next one should be back to your normal. If you usually have a monthly cycle and have not gone back to normal yet, then an exam is warranted. ...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