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How long is it supposed to it take for bleeding to stop after miscarriage?

How long is it supposed to it take for bleeding to stop after miscarriage?

Up to six weeks: It usually stops fairly quickly but it may take up to six weeks. If longer than that I would get checked. ...Read more

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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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How long does it normally take for you to stop bleeding after a miscarriage?

How long does it normally take for you to stop bleeding after a miscarriage?

Depends: If the misscarriage is in the first trimester and you have not had any medical treatment, you usually bleed for about two weeks, but sometimes up to four. Medical treatment helps lessen the time of bleeding and hastens the completion of the miscarriage. If you are further along, the bleeding is longer. See a provider for help! ...Read more

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It's been 6 weeks since a miscarriage & still bleeding. Is there something I could take or do to stop the bleeding?

It's been 6 weeks since a miscarriage & still bleeding. Is there something I could take or do to stop the bleeding?

See your doctor: There are some issues that can be serious after a miscarriage and prolonged vaginal bleeding can signal a need to investigate the possibility of these issues. An ultrasound usually tells a physician if there are still products of pregnancy within the uterus. Blood tests and cultures can help check for infections after miscarriage. You need to be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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How long will a natural miscarriage take? When should all the bleeding pass? 6week old fetus, carried to 13 weeks

How long will a natural miscarriage take? When should all the bleeding pass? 6week old fetus, carried to 13 weeks

A week: At 6 weeks gestation it should take about a week after passing the products of conception for the bleeding, which should be of a tapering off nature, to completely stop. If that is not the case, a transvaginal ultrasound may help to determine, if there are retained products that could get infected and cause sepsis, a life threatening condition. ...Read more

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After having a miscarriage in Jan and haven't had regular bleeding since Nov. Is it a good idea to take vitex?

After having a miscarriage in Jan and haven't had regular bleeding since Nov. Is it a good idea to take vitex?

See a Doctor: If you have not had a regular period more than 2 months after a miscarriage, you must see a doctor. You may need some blood tests to check your hormones and you may need an ultrasound. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I got naturally pregnant. I didn't have miscarriages or bleeding, but my gyn said that I should take Utrogestan until the end of the pregnancy. Why?

I got naturally pregnant. I didn't have miscarriages or bleeding, but my gyn said that I should take Utrogestan until the end of the pregnancy. Why?

Probable precaution: Progesterones are often prescribed in some high risk pregnancies when there is a fear of a (repeat) miscarriage or of (another) preterm delivery. In the USA, there is no strong scientific evidence that progestins improve the outcomes of first pregnancies. You may want to seek the opinion of an obstetrician familiar with Utrogestran and experienced in managing threatened abortions, preterm labor ...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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Doc prescribed me CYTOTEC (misoprostol) and METVELL for my miscarriage (7weeks). 6days bleed. Now my bleeding has stopped. Can I stop take the medicines? Pls answer

Doc prescribed me CYTOTEC (misoprostol) and METVELL for my miscarriage (7weeks). 6days bleed. Now my bleeding has stopped. Can I stop take the medicines? Pls answer

Use as directed: We can not advise someone to go against their own doctors recommendations. Contact the prescribing doctor to clarify the directions for use of the particular medication regimen that you were given. ...Read more

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I'm having heavy bleeding and contraction like cramps during my leriod this month, could that b a miscarriage? I didn't take a pregn. Test to know

I'm having heavy bleeding and contraction like cramps during my leriod this month, could that b a miscarriage? I didn't take a pregn. Test to know

It could be: But it could also just be an unusually heavy period. At this point a pregnancy test may no longer be positive anyway, so you really cannot know for sure. ...Read more

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I miscarried at 4 weeks, I did uterus evacuation, I am still bleeding a bit, how long will it take till the bleeding can stop? So I can have sex again

I miscarried at 4 weeks, I did uterus evacuation, I am still bleeding a bit, how long will it take till the bleeding can stop? So I can have sex again

Evacuation: For this case of evacuation 4weeks ago and still bleeding can normal if the quantity is decreasing daily and the color is going from red to clear. If you are having upto two fully soaked pad a day, reevaluation with you doctor is needed.
Spotting can last from few days to weeks after evacuation. Consider contraceptive if pregnancy is not in the plan and intercourse can be resumed. ...Read more

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6wks pregnant bleeding 3wks is it miscarriage? Initially spotting, then red blood now brown discharge no pain. Have pcos so take metformi 500 twice da

Pregnant & Bleeding: Your symptoms are concerning for a miscarriage but sometimes thia sort of bleeding occurs and the pregnancy continues. The ony way to know what it happening is to see your healthcare provider who may perform an ultrasound or measure serum pregnancy levels. ...Read more

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After 2nd missed miscarriage how long and how much should you expect to bleed? I've had 2 small spots come out only so far. Waiting to take the pill

After 2nd missed miscarriage how long and how much should you expect to bleed? I've had 2 small spots come out only so far. Waiting to take the pill

It varies: There is no set pattern on the amount or length of time of bleeding. It may depend on the age of the failed pregnancy and if there is any prolonged retained pregnancy tissue after the miscarriage occurs. Regardless, once miscarriage has started and it's certain that the pregnancy failed you can start the pill (oral contraception). ...Read more

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Pain is getting worse? No bleeding. Am I miscarrying or not?

Pain is getting worse? No bleeding. Am I miscarrying or not?

Need evaluation: Pain and bleeding are 2 signs of a miscarriage and can also occur in a viable pregnancy.These can also be signs of a tubal pregnancy. You need to have an ultrasound done to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. This may also document that this is a viable pregnancy. Serial bloodwork (hcg and progesterone) aid in finding the answer if the us is inconclusive. ...Read more

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Can you have a miscarriage without bleeding?

Can you have a miscarriage without bleeding?

Fetal demise: Some people do have a fetal demise with no symptoms. Then if no bleeding or cramping occurs a D&C is generally needed to help complete the miscarriage. Miscarriages most commonly do have symptoms of cramping and bleeding though. ...Read more

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Can you have a miscarriage without any bleeding?

Unusual: You may bleed like a heavy period and actually be having a miscarriage. Rarely will the pregnancy just be absorbed by the body. If you have missed a period and have a positive pregnancy test, you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can miscarriage bleeding last only a few minutes?

Can miscarriage bleeding last only a few minutes?

Yes: If it is early and cvx is dilated. If any pain or constant bleeding then u may need D&C ...Read more

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I've had a miscarriage how long will my bleeding last?

Sorry: I'm sorry, bleeding should not last more than 7 days. I always like to perform ultrasound a few weeks later to be sure all has passed. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bleeding after miscarriage issues?

What to do if I have bleeding after miscarriage issues?

It depends: Light bleeding after miscarriage is normal. If you had a spontaneous miscarriage without surgical treatment and you are still bleeding very heavy after 3 days, you may have retained products of conception or you may just need medication to help your uterus contract and bleeding stop. You should see an ob/gyn physician for evaluation, for possible retained products, or possible medication or d;c. ...Read more

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I had miscarriage on 10 October stil am spoting bleeding?

I had miscarriage on 10 October stil am spoting bleeding?

Check quant hCG: Your hCG (pregnancy hormone) may not be back to zero after the miscarriage, in which case this could happen. I'd check an hCG elvel (blood) as the first step. ...Read more

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Miscarriage d&c continuous bleeding after. Is this normal?

Miscarriage d&c continuous bleeding after. Is this normal?

Depends on amount: After a d&c, you can have mild bleeding for upto 6weeks; usually it is mild like spotting. If it is heavier - check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I been bleeding for a week already am I have a miscarriage?

I been bleeding for a week already am I have a miscarriage?

Are you pregnant?: If you are not sure run a pregnancy test. If you are pregnant it is possible to be having a miscarriage a a GYN MD you see can tell you for sure. ...Read more

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Can miscarriage be only bleeding and when does it mostly occur?

Can miscarriage be only bleeding and when does it mostly occur?

See your MD: If you think you are miscarrying, you need to see your MD to see what's going on. They may want to do some hormone levels or check an ultrasound, depending on how far along you are. ...Read more

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I have bleeding after miscarriage issues, should I be concerned?

I have bleeding after miscarriage issues, should I be concerned?

It depends: Light bleeding after miscarriage is normal. If you had a spontaneous miscarriage without surgical treatment and you are still bleeding very heavy after 3 days, you may have retained products of conception or you may just need medication to help your uterus contract and bleeding stop. You should see an ob/gyn physician for evaluation, for possible retained products, or possible medication or d;c. ...Read more

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