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Precautions and steps to recovery after a d&c for missed miscarriage?

Precautions and steps to recovery after a d&c for missed miscarriage?

Sorry for your loss: If you are not having much pain or bleeding, you can go about and pretty much do anything you want as you can tolerate. If u r still having pain or excessive bleeding, then don't force it. Often, after 1 wk you should feel back to normal. Check with doc if too much pain/bleeding still because of possible infection etc... Good luck to you! ...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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Im 4wks pregnant had miscarriage in july. Is there any precautions i need to do or know about to help prevent this baby to b a miscarriage too?

Im 4wks pregnant  had miscarriage in july. Is there any precautions i need to do or know about to help prevent this baby to b a miscarriage too?

Pregnancy: It's difficult to say - it would depend on the reason for the miscarriage. Many times a miscarriage occurs because of a chromosome issue which does not mean that will happen again. I would just recommend close follow up with your ob/gyn in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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13 weeks pregnant at 40 yrs old. 2 miscarriages before at 10 weeks. What extra precautions should I take or of what problems do I need to be aware?

13 weeks pregnant at 40 yrs old. 2 miscarriages  before at 10 weeks. What extra precautions should I take or of what problems do I need to be aware?

None : If you had ultrasound and saw a heartbeat - risk of loss is less than 2%. Also, you are almost in second trimester. Nothing to do . Some may use baby Aspirin and some may use Progesterone up to 14 weeks. Ask your doctor first before using any of these medications. ...Read more

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My wife had a miscarriage in her 3 mnth and she had to undergo d&c, what precautions should she take & are there any negative effects on next pregnancy?

None: There are no precautions or negative effects for next pregnancy, but we usually like for women to have 3 normal cycles until trying to get pregnant after a miscarriage or d&c. ...Read more

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13 wks pregnant.had bleeding.found out cos of low lying placenta.can tht cause miscarriage?wht precautions shd I take?thanks

13 wks pregnant.had bleeding.found out cos of low lying placenta.can tht cause miscarriage?wht precautions shd I take?thanks

Do's and Don't's: It depends on how close the placenta really is to your cervical opening and whether you have a high risk pregnancy or not.Your doctor may ask you to refrain from strenuous activities including sexual intimacy and even put you on bed rest. It is important to discuss this with your OB. Call OB immediately for any bleeding or unusual discharge. Wishing you the best ...Read more

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What personal precautions should I take after having 4 miscarriages due to my husband's bipolar and ADHD medicines, while ttc with my husband off meds?

What personal precautions should I take after having 4 miscarriages due to my husband's bipolar and ADHD medicines, while ttc with my husband off meds?

Testing: After a sequence of miscarriages it is important for both husband and wife to consult a fertility expert to determine what factors might be causing the difficulty ...Read more

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Two times miscarriage after 10 week due to diabetes what is the precaution for next time pregnancy?

Two times miscarriage after 10 week due to diabetes what is the precaution for next time pregnancy?

Need more tests: Diabetes, uterine problems, genetics, are only a few things that need followup before you get pregnant again. Certainly if this happens again get a full evaluation by your health care providers. ...Read more

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Had a 6 weeks miscariage on 28may.after dat had one normal menstrual cycle.Is it safe to plan a baby again. what precautions shld b taken dis time?

Had a 6 weeks miscariage on 28may.after dat had one normal menstrual cycle.Is it safe to plan a baby again. what precautions shld b taken dis time?

Varies: It may be ideal to wait 3-6 months after your previous miscarriage to try to get pregnant again. Although, there is controversial information out there. The World Health Organization recently showed a study stating that you can get pregnant right away with possibly less complications. In the end, it's up to you. Consider discussing pros/cons with your doctor. Best wishes. ...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

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