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Early in pregnancy went to ER and heard hb maybe 3 -4 weeks bleeding and blood clots how do you the differance in misscarriage& blood clot? Normal?

Early in pregnancy went to ER and heard hb maybe 3 -4 weeks bleeding and  blood clots how do you the differance in misscarriage& blood clot? Normal?

Be seen: This cannot be determined from your description. You need to be seen and obtain an ultrasound. Take prenatal vitamins in any event. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What precent of pregnancies get preeclampsia, blood clots and stroke? I was a preemie and worry because of that i'm exposed to increase chance

What precent of pregnancies get preeclampsia, blood clots and stroke? I was a preemie and worry because of that i'm exposed to increase chance

Small: Rates of pre-eclampsia are fairly small - around 3-4%. While pre-eclampsia is a risk factor for stroke, actual chance of having a stroke is very small. Available data indicate 11-30 cases of stroke per 100, 000 deliveries. Pre-eclampsia a well-recongnized condition and can be effectively controlled. You should let your doctor know about your concerns and let them follow you closely. ...Read more

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I'm afraid I have a blood clot. What are symptoms of blood clots in the calf? I gave birth 9 months ago and was on bed rest for most of my pregnancy.

I'm afraid I have a blood clot. What are symptoms of blood clots in the calf? I gave birth 9 months ago and was on bed rest for most of my pregnancy.

DVT: The most common symptoms are pain, swelling, discoloration, pain on flexing foot upward, and the feeling of rope-like blood vessel and especially if only one foot. Some of these signs and symptoms are shared by many problems. If you have the risk, go to your doctor and be diagnosed fast, as the complication of pulmonary embolus can be devastating. ...Read more

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This has happend a couple other times. I bleed for like six months and have big blood clots (vaginal bleeding) . Any ideas why or what should I do?

This has happend a couple other times. I bleed for like six months and have big blood clots (vaginal bleeding) . Any ideas why or what should I do?

Vaginal bleeding: Perhaps you have vaginal bleeding that is not related to your cycle. Go to a gynecologist (g) and have an ultrasound done of your uterus to see if your bleeding is coming from a bleeding fibroid. Have the g go over your hormonal levels and ask for the g's comments. Vaginal bleeding for 6 months is clearly not normal and your vaginal bleeding needs to be evaluated before you become severely anemic. ...Read more

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Does using a tampon cause blood clots or any clogging in the vaginal area?

Does using a tampon cause blood clots or any clogging in the vaginal area?

Soaks it up: Tampons absorb blood released from the uterus to keep it all from coming out all over you. It soaks up the blood but it does not cause it. ...Read more

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How long do vaginal blood clots last after having a baby?

How long do vaginal blood clots last after having a baby?

Lochia: Most of the heavier bleeding is finished within two weeks. ...Read more

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My grandma,89 years old is bleeding vaginally had hysterctomy many years ago last night they were blood clots. she had a scraping done about 6 weeks ?

My grandma,89 years old is bleeding vaginally had hysterctomy many years ago last night they were blood clots. she had a scraping done about 6 weeks ?

Doctor ASAP: Your grandmother needs to be evaluated immediately. I am unsure of what kind of scraping you are referring to since she has had a hysterectomy. I am also assuming that her cervix was also taken at the time of hysterectomy. But obviously this amount of bleeding is not normal. Malignancy would be a concern. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more