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Signs Of Miscarriage At 20 Weeks Pregnant
I had a miscarriage at 20 weeks due to red degeneration. I was in pain for 10 hrs. If treated on time could my pregnancy have been saved?
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
Want to know the cause of a miscarriage at 20 weeks, ic or water infection, my sac bulged down at that time and im 13weeks pregnant now, really scared.
I am 20 weeks pregnant and have had dark to light brown discharge on and off all day. I've had 2 miscarriages before and seen this kind thing before!?
Miscarriage in June@9weeks. Pregnant again by late aug. August weight:150lbs. 5'5. Now 20 weeks 2 days pregnant: 169. Too much too soon?
Somewhat: Most weight is usually gained during the 3rd trimester (weeks 29-40). You have already gained 19#. Check with your doctor and watch how much you are eating. ...Read more
Can I be pregnant after 2 miscarriages? 1st was at 20 weeks and 2nd was a missed miscarriage at 5 weeks. I'm 21 and partner is 32 years.
Miscarriage: Yes but in light of miscarriage history follow up with your doctor ...Read more
High risk: If you miscarriage between 20-23/24 weeks, before viability, there might not be anything doctors can do to save life of the twins. After 24 weeks, if something wrong with the pregnancy, doctors can likely help intervene. The risk of miscarriage depends on many factors. Any health problems you have, any health problems the babies have been diagnosed with. Or problems with placenta or uterus. ...Read more
I am 20 weeks pregnant and having severe cramping during the night. No bleeding, but I've miscarried before and I didn't bleed then either.
See your OB Doctor: You have had a misscariage before and should see your obstetrician asap or go to the er and get it checked. ...Read more
Pregnant in 2nd trimester. Can sex/orgasm cause miscarriage? Bled twice while with husband. Does it mean we sld stop havin sex/orgasm till baby comes?
Pregnancy and sex: Sexual intercourse in pregnancy is acceptable in all normal gestation and do not cause miscarriage. There are some instances where intercourse is discouraged in pregnancy such as preterm labor, bleeding, placenta previa, weak cervix, preterm rupture of membrane. Your doctor need to confirm the location of your placenta and evaluate your cervix as well. Good luck. ...Read more
At 20 weeks pregnant, w/hx of 2 miscarriages. Is it safe to fly in a non-pressurized airplane for 45min, max elevation 7, 000ft & climb rate of 500'/min?
The real risk in flying is if something happens, you have to find a place to land and find medical help. It is a possible delay.
There are many women who live at 7000 ft and are pregnant with no problems. Think vail, or in the rockies.
Would discourage inside loops though :). ...Read more
Can accidentally electrically shocking onself during 2nd trimester of pregnancy ever cause harm to baby or a miscarriage?
Not if minor: You're asking a theoretical question. Fetal well being can be checked by ultrasound / biophysical profile if you are worried that a recent exposure to electricity caused any harm. ...Read more
Last year had 5 miscarriages and 1 ectopic. Just found out I'm 3 weeks pregnant, would you recommend 3 months bed rest until I'm in 2nd trimester?
Almost 20 weeks pregnant, having itching in vaginal area, is it ok to use zinc oxide diaper rash cream on, will it cause miscarriage if some gets inside?
How could I have had a miscarriage in the toilet and didn't know I was pregnant? No signs at all.
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
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'm around 7 weeks pregnant, have had severe sickness and now my symptoms have disappeared. Could this be a sign if miscarriage?
But you need a real exam.
Many times the early symptoms do clear spontaneously so be seen by obgyn. ...Read more
I had an ultrasound today I'm 5 weeks 5 days pregnant and the heartbeat was 90bpm is this a sign of a pending miscarriage? Or is it normal?
Not likely: While borderline slow this as a sole finding is likely not significant. You should however follow up with your OB and a follow up ultrasound will likely be obtained. ...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
Bleeding / Cramping: The most likely indication of a miscarriage is cramping and bleeding. ...Read more
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
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
Had a miscarriage in april & got pregnant again on the first try I'm 9 weeks nervous about my ultrasound. No signs of an mc this time should I be ok?
Odds in your favor: Your age and having had a previous miscarriage increase your risk of having another miscarriage, but the chance of having a normal pregnancy this time is 60% or higher. If the 9 week ultrasound turns out to be normal, the risk of miscarriage drops to1 %. ...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
Miscarriage: Is a possibility. It is not normal to have bleeding for a month especially if you are pregnant. Please make an appointment with an obstetrician. Take care! ...Read more