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Had sex 18 dy ago. Some pregnancy symptoms. Bleeding&fleshy long tissue dropped out of vagina last night&blood clots. Could it be miscarriage?

Had sex 18 dy ago. Some pregnancy symptoms. Bleeding&fleshy long tissue dropped out of vagina last night&blood clots. Could it be miscarriage?

Bleeding: Less likely especially if you didn't miss your period. If you're in doubt, do pregnancy test. In case of miscarriage, it would still be positive. If you're still having symptoms, see a doc. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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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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

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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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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

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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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Metronidazole vaginal gel, discarge and blood clots. What can I do?

Metronidazole vaginal gel, discarge and blood clots. What can I do?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Vaginal ultrasouns showed 4cm hemoragic cyst on left ovary. I've been seeing dried blood clots in urine midcycle. Could this be from the cyst?

Vaginal ultrasouns showed 4cm hemoragic cyst on left ovary. I've been seeing dried blood clots in urine midcycle. Could this be from the cyst?

No: Blood in urine is not from the ovarian cyst. Are the clots in urine of in vaginal fluid? Dried blood clots in urine are highly unlikely. You may wish to consult your doctor as the findings are inconsistent.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What can cause excessive vaginal bleeding (for 3 months, 5+days - I've lost count) and dropping clumps of blood clots that fill the palm of hand?

What can cause excessive vaginal bleeding (for 3 months, 5+days - I've lost count) and dropping clumps of blood clots that fill the palm of hand?

See gynecologist: Menorrhagia is an abnormally heavy and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals. Menorrhagia can be caused by abnormal blood clotting, disruption of normal hormonal regulation of periods, or disorders of the endometrial lining of the uterus. You should see a gynecologist where a complete history including medications will be obtained and additional testing may be necessary. ...Read more

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Vaginal blood clots but light brown, vaginal itching, and anal itching, red, taking penicillin and on the pill but would be on period now?

Vaginal blood clots but light brown, vaginal itching, and anal itching, red, taking penicillin and on the pill but would be on period now?

Taking antibiotics: Makes latent YEAST infections BLOOM!!!!!

You need GYN advice...local treatment and or oral medication for yeast infection is indicated but a vaginal smear (swab) may be required
Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Are blood clots in pregnancy dangerous for the baby?

Are blood clots in pregnancy dangerous for the baby?

Depends: Blood clots in the legs, lungs, heart or brain of the mother can be very dangerous for both mother and baby. Blood clots behind the placenta may decrease blood, oxygen and food supply to baby. Fortunately, there are medications like Heparin which can thin the blood and prevent clots in those at high risk for clots. ...Read more

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What are autoimmune diseases that causes blood clots in pregnancy?

What are autoimmune diseases that causes blood clots in pregnancy?

SLE, APLS.: Systemic lupus erythematosus and antiphospholipid antibody syndrome may cause unheralded blood clots during pregnancy. Both of these can lead to fetal wastage, pre-eclampsia, fetal growth restriction and stillbirth. ...Read more

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What is my percent of a chance I will get preeclampsia or blood clots in pregnancy if I got no risk factors? 50% chance or less?

Way less!: The chance of getting pre-eclampsia is 7.5% worldwide. (7.5 per 100) Risk varies somewhat by country. In Canada the risk is probably slightly lower. The risk for a blood lot is. 0625% (1 in 1600). Its not that common. Best wishes ...Read more

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What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

What causes blood clots during pregnancy?

Multiple: The most important factor is the hormonal changes that occur. Also, not moving around and the pressure from the baby on venous system can increase "stasis" which means the blood not moving around as much. The best thing to do is to stay active and be aware of other risk factors, like smoking, obesity and other blood clotting problems. Check with your doctor for specific information for yourself. ...Read more

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Do blood clots prevent pregnancy?

Do blood clots prevent pregnancy?

Complications: Women who are prone to forming blood clots may have a hard time carrying a pregnancy. Blood clots can cause complications for the fetus because of interference with blood flow through the placenta, for example. If you have a history of blood clots and wish to get pregnant, you might consider speaking to your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Is blood clots normal the first month of pregnancy, and on and off bright red bleeding?

Is blood clots normal the first month of pregnancy, and on and off bright red bleeding?

Common: It is not strictly "normal" but it happens very frequently and all is well. You'd need an actual exam/ eval with a doctor in person to say more, good wishes! ...Read more

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What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? If I got no blood disorder am I low risk?

What percent of people get blood clots during pregnancy that causes stroke or other complications? If I got no blood disorder am I low risk?

Clots and pregnancy: The risk of having a blood clot during pregnancy and up to six weeks after birth is 1 in 1000. This is 10 times higher than women who are of the same age who are not pregnant. Risk factors include maternal age greater than 35, smoking, significant obesity, long plane flights, clotting disorders, previous DVT, and sedentary activity with lack of exercise. ...Read more

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Are blood clots more common in pregnancy?

Are blood clots more common in pregnancy?

Yes: Blood clots are more common in pregnancy and post-partum, especially if you need to be at bedrest, on a long plane flight, or are obese. Watch out for signs or tenderness, swelling, or redness that is worse in 1 leg than the other, and report changes to your doctor right away. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Why am I bleeding and passing blood clots during pregnancy?

Not normal please: Call your OB now if you are early that usually means you are having a misc., if later please call your OB asap, as that usually means a placental abruption or placenta previa both of which are emergencies. ...Read more

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Is there any link between blood clots while trying to give a plasma donation and pregnancy?

Is there any link between blood clots while trying to give a plasma donation and pregnancy?

Maybe...: If your blood clots too easily, it can cause you to have miscarriages. Also pregnancy increases your risks of blood clots. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why am I passing blood clots during my second trimester of pregnancy?

Why am I passing blood clots during my second trimester of pregnancy?

Not sure, get check: You should see your doctor today. A little spotting, especially after intercourse is not unusual in pregnancy but passing clots is not normal and you should see your doctor or go to the local hospital. ...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