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Signs Of Miscarriage At 2 Weeks Of Pregnancy
I am 5 weeks pregnant with two previous miscarriage. 2 days ago my hCG level was 2000 and today it was 2450. Can be a sign of ectopic pregnancy or mc?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Watch for bleeding: A possible miscarriage is characterized by any type of vaginal bleeding, with or without cramping in a woman with a positive pregnancy test. If this happens you should contact your doctor. ...Read more
Bleeding / Cramping: The most likely indication of a miscarriage is cramping and bleeding. ...Read more
?: Cramping is the earliest sign of miscarriage. ...Read more
After a normal pregnancy I suffered two miscarriages in a row. What can I do to insure a normal pregnancy the next time?
Get a checkup: Most likely your next pregnancy will be normal and healthy. However, after 2 miscarriages in a row, an evaluation by your gynecologist or a reproductive endocrinologist is a good idea. Most problems that are found during an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage can be fixed: low thyroid, uterine scarring, are 2 examples of common curable problems in this situation. See your doctor! Good luck! ...Read more
Had a miscarriage 2m ago now 5 wks preg and feeling great is it a good sign I'm feeling so good and have no signs of pregnancy?
Do two miscarriages (6 weeks and 8 weeks) indicate better chances of a successful pregnancy in future than not conceiving at all?
Yes and no: Yes, it is better than not ever being able to conceive at all. No, because the most common reason for early pregnancy loss is a genetic combination with the embryo that is incompatible with continuing life. This situation may repeat itself if pregnancy again occurs ;statistically. ...Read more
Hi I have a few questions. I miscarried at 6 weeks a month ago. I took a pregnancy (urine) test two days ago and it's positive. Could I be pregnant?
I've had two miscarriages. One at age 18 & now at 2.will I ever have a healthy pregnancy? It took 3 years to fall prego but lost it very early
Probably...: Some of the causes of repeated miscarriages are known and can be found with blood tests. Other times, the cause is never known. If you want get pregnant, you should see an Ob/Gyn for testing and advice on what to do. Best wishes! ...Read more
I've recently suffered two miscarriages after a healthy pregnancy a year ago. Is there something wrong? Why is this happening? What could be wrong?
Yes to both: Seeing blood before 8 weeks is worrisome but its not always a miscarriage. Sometimes there is bleeding as the placenta grows and expands its blood supply inside the uterus. If you have bleeding, its best to have it checked out. Everything may well be ok and then you can sleep better at night! ...Read more
Will getting the rhogam shot help with the next pregnancy if I've previously had two miscarriages?
Rhogam: If you are Rh Negative, then rhogam is indicated by 2nd trimester to decrease the risk of inducing red blood cells break down (hemolysis) in the fetus. Close follow up with maternal fetal medicine (high risk pregnancy) specialist will be needed. ...Read more
What does it mean to suddenly dry up and have no discharge at 6 wks pregnancy when I was very wet? Is it a sign of impending miscarriage?
No: The amount of discharge varies. Sometimes it may not be noticeable externally. ...Read more
I had two miscarriages one was natural at 10 weeks and another one was pregnancy with unknown location at 4 weeks. Did IVF doesn't work. Now worried?
Many possible causes: You need to be evaluated by your md as to causes for your losses. ...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
Two times miscarriage after 10 week due to diabetes what is the precaution for next time pregnancy?
Is it normal for your pregnancy hormones to drop at 11 weeks. No signs of miscarriage besides that.
HCG levels reach a peak at the end of first trimester, so it is normal to see a drop after 11 weeks.
Wish you good health and a healthy baby and a happy new year!
I hope that for the sake of your and your baby's health you are under the care of a doctor and getting pre-natal care. ...Read more
I miscarried 9 weeks ago & my HCG levels are still present but they are dropping. Is this normal or signs or new pregnancy?
Probably Normal: As long as it is coming down it is not from a new pregnancy, because in that case it will be going up. It can take anywhere from 9 days to 35 according to American Association of clinical chemistry but it may take longer in some cases depending on how late in pregnancy was the miscarriage and how high hcg level was at the time of miscarriage. Why did the doctor ordered HCG level after miscarriage? ...Read more
I am hypothyroid and on medication. How early to detect pregnancy to adjust levels to avoid miscarriage? ASAP or within a week or two?
I was bleedding kind of heavy two days later I took had 2 positive faint lines. Could this have been a miscarriage or chemical pregnancy?
Not sure: Miscarriage is a possibility but implantation bleeding is another option, although, implantation bleeding is usually light. If your home pregnancy test was "positive", a serum pregnancy test is the next step and repeating it in 2-3 days is recommended. If the level rises it may indicate a viable pregnancy (x2 elevation at least). ...Read more
I have had two recurring miscarriages now I'm a week late got loads of discharge only came of pill last month and getting a negative pregnancy test?
I would speak to: Your obgyn...What day of your cycle are you? If the first day of full flow is cycle day 1 and you are now cycle day 35 or greater and your pregnancy test is negative it could be that you skipped a period. If you have a history of irregular periods that require control with birth control pills than it would not be unusual to skip after stopping them...At any rate you should see you local obgyn. ...Read more
Discharge: Color of vaginal discharge during normal menstrual cycle can be clear to white-ish depending on phase of menstrual cycle. You should take a pregnancy test if you think there is possibility of being pregnant. Signs and symptoms are not the most reliable way to know if you are pregnant or not. ...Read more
Unlikely: This is extremely common and is unlikely a threat of miscarriage. Spend more time off your feet and drink lots of water. If you have cramping with bleeding call your doctor. ...Read more
My quant levels where at 835 and I went back to the doctor and they had dropped. Is the a positive sign of miscarriage in early pregnancy?
Depends on: How much they dropped by and in what period of time. In general a falling quant HCG is associated with an abnormal pregnancy that will likely result in miscarriage. Ectopic pregnancies are classically associated with abnormally rising quants, bleeding, and pain. Each case demands individual attention and talking to your obgyn is best. ...Read more
My ob told me I have a pending miscarriage. I'm not showing any signs of a miscarriage and am still having pregnancy symptoms. IS he wrong?
Probably not: It depends on how he made that determination. Most likely, he is following BHCG levels and they are not rising appropriately or falling. You need to spas, him to explain why he said this. If he called it a threatened miscarriage, though, it doesn't men for sure you will. Again, you need to ask him for more information. ...Read more