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What is threatened abortion.?

What is threatened abortion.?

Bleeding early: 20-30% of early pregnancies will have some bleeding in the first 13wks. Uterine cramping, (like a period), and a size less than dates measurement on ultrasound are also worrisome. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Do iuds cause spontaneous abortions?

Do iuds cause spontaneous abortions?

Possible: If you're pregnant with an iud in place it's recommended to remove it asap due to risks of miscarriage or septic abortion. Having an iud removed and then conceiving does not increase the miscarriage rate. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can light bleeding indicate an unsuccessful medical abortion?

Can light bleeding indicate an unsuccessful medical abortion?

Medical ab: Dependent upon how far pregnant you were at the time of the medical intervention. Usually there is significant bleeding that occurs at the time of the miscarriage with a medical intervention. It doesn't always happen right away and sometimes patience is what is needed until things occur. Follow up visit in 2 weeks is very important. ...Read more

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Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

No.: Most women have at least one miscarriage during their reproductive life. You should have normal fertility and ability to carry a healthy pregnancy to term. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily before conception. ...Read more

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Can an unsuccessful abortion cause miscarriage?

Yes: Any distubanc of the prenncy either chemical or mchanical can cause miscairage. ...Read more

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7 weeks pregnant twins no fetal pole. I have a bicornuate uterus & possible subchorionic hemmorage. Bleeding & cramping when active. Am i miscarrying?

7 weeks pregnant twins no fetal pole. I have a bicornuate uterus & possible subchorionic hemmorage. Bleeding & cramping when active. Am i miscarrying?

Yes: You should have a heartbeat by now and fetal pole already for 10 days. So that is not a normal pregnancy. Multiple different ways to handle it (wait, medicine, d;c) depends on how you feel. ...Read more

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Does BV cause spontaneous abortion?

Does BV cause spontaneous abortion?

BV: I don't believe any solid evidence to support that. ...Read more

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Miscarriage d&c irregular bleeding after?

Miscarriage d&c irregular bleeding after?

Need followup: Irregl bleed more than 2 weeks from a d and c for miscarriage warrants some followup. Some bleed up to 2 weeks may be ok.. But not heavy bleed. Need a repeat preg hormone test (HCG) and if still positive, need a ultrasound! good luck! ...Read more

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Bleding and cramping only-- could this be spontaneous abortion?

Bleding and cramping only-- could this be spontaneous abortion?

Maybe: I tell patients that cramping & spotting early in pregnancy is common but not normal. You should be evaluated to see if it's a viable pregnancy (ultrasound). If you have a normal fetus with good cardiac activity, by definition you have a "threatened abortion." then i recommend rest and patience. If it's not a normal pregnancy, then discuss your options with your ob. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Can an ectopic pregnancy miscarriage naturally at 7 weeks without tubal damage?

Unlikely: While tubal spontaneous abortion is known to happen. .. it is extremely unlikely and that is reason that ectopic pregnancy needs treatment by a skilled ob.gyn TUBAL damage has already happened which lead to the ectopic in the beginning. This means there is high risk if another ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Normal duration of bleeding of 4 weeks pregnancy abortion after medical abortion?

Normal duration of  bleeding of 4 weeks pregnancy  abortion after medical abortion?

Varies: Bleeding usually lasts as long as a heavy period and gradually decreases to light bleeding or a heavy brown discharge. There may be spotting irregularly for up to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Post menstrual bleeding for 12 days discovered today pregnant ( day 42) BHCG 290 miu/dl. Is this sure abortion ( low BHCG) or threatened abortion?

Post menstrual bleeding for 12 days discovered today pregnant ( day 42) BHCG 290 miu/dl. Is this sure abortion ( low BHCG) or threatened abortion?

Threatened abortion: Until the levels are dropping or you are passing tissue it is just a threatened abortion. Miscarriages/ spontaneous abortions usually occur because there is something very serious the matter with the baby and are not due to anything you did or didn't do. Always remember that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Abortion did abortion by pills within 8 weeks of conciving leads to future infertility in female?

No: By "the abortion pill", I am assuming you are referring to ru486 or mifepristone. It only affects the developing pregnancy, not the anatomy or mechanisms that lead to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is bleeding normal after laparscopic of an ovarian etopic pregnancy?

Is bleeding normal after laparscopic of an ovarian etopic pregnancy?

Can be ...: During pregnancy Progesterone levels increase thus stabilizing the uterine lining.When the ectopic pregnancy is removed, the hormones decrease and the lining of the uterus will come out like bleeding or a period. ...Read more

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Early miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy--which hurts more ?

Ectopic: Ectopic causes internal bleeding and rupture of tube , ovary where ever pregnancy is . Causes more pain though sometimes early miscarriage can also be painful. ...Read more

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Is abortion pill worse or surgical abortion?

Surgery: Surgery has a lot of risks, no matter what the procedure or the reason. Although pills also carry their risks as well, many would argue that surgery carries more risks and possible known complications with it than pills. Hope that generally answers your question. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a pregancy after uterine rupture? 1st baby born normally, 2nd c-section, 3rd vbac attempt which resulted in stillbirth.

How dangerous is a pregancy after uterine rupture? 1st baby born normally, 2nd c-section, 3rd vbac attempt which resulted in stillbirth.

High risk pregnancy: Your physician there will know your specifics and if you are even advised to get pregnant again. Many women in your situation are advised against future pregnancies! ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding carry an old miscarriage tissue?

Can implantation bleeding carry an old miscarriage tissue?

No: Implantation bleeding is a very loosely used term but it actually refers to bleeding that can occur around the time an embryo implants into the uterine lining. It is generally light and brief bleeding that does not contain tissue. It there is tissue, this is more likely a normal period or miscarriage. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more