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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


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Menstral period after etopic surgery. Can you ovulate two weeks after surgery?

Menstral period after etopic surgery. Can you ovulate two weeks after surgery?

Yes: It depends on what your HCG levels were, how advanced the pregnancy was etc. Once your HCG levels go to zero it is possible to ovulate two weeks later. ...Read more

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How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

Hard to say : At the moment your pregnancy test are going to be unreliable. You will not know if you are detecting hormone left over from the miscarriage or a new pregnancy. It is best to use condoms and schedule a follow up visit with your obgyn. Most recommend 1-2 normal cycles before attempted pregnancy again after miscarriage. ...Read more

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Stretchy discharge a few days before expected period, possible pregnancy?

Stretchy discharge a few days before expected period, possible pregnancy?

Unsure: Just before your period the discharge my be thin and stretchy whether you are pregnant or not. When your period is due the pregnancy test will be positive if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after a tubal ligation 38 days still waiting for period?

Can i get pregnant after a tubal ligation 38 days still waiting for period?

Yes: Pregnancy can happen with any form of birth control including tubal ligation as there is a small chance of failure of the procedure. If concerned about pregnancy check a home pregnancy test or see your gynecologist for blood pregnancy testing. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.

Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.

Not uncommon: This can happen to anyone, irregardless of whether they have history of endometriosis or not. Anovulation, or not releasing an egg can cause a missed or delayed period. ...Read more

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Off nuvaring for 2months now. Week late on period. Cramping for the past2weeks. Two negative pregnancy tests after missed period. Suggestions?

Off nuvaring for 2months now. Week late on period. Cramping for the past2weeks.  Two negative pregnancy tests after missed period. Suggestions?

It takes time: It will likely take time for your menstrual cycle to normalize on its own. If you don't have a period after a month, you can take another test or go in to see a physician and have a test done. In the mean time, unless you are trying to get pregnant, use a back up method (condoms) for birth control or abstain from sex. ...Read more

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Menstural Bleeding for 20 days .when is my possible ovulation.planning for pregnancy?

Menstural Bleeding for 20 days .when is my possible ovulation.planning for pregnancy?

Anovulatory bleeding: You are not ovulating, or if you are, it's rare. Your periods are very abnormal/irregular. You probably have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Please go see your OB/Gyn to discuss further because PCOS makes getting pregnant more difficult. Your doctor will need to try to regulate your cycles and help you ovulate. ...Read more

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First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta

Take preg test: to be sure, you are not pregnant. Assuming you are not breast feeding, after delivery it can take a few months for your cycles to become regular again. ...Read more

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BC prescription lapsed, 3 weeks off, Started again a week before expected period.. Had some bleeding and cramps a day before expected period, Normal?

BC prescription lapsed, 3 weeks off, Started again a week before expected period.. Had some bleeding and cramps a day before expected period, Normal?

YES: I assume you were also using condoms and spermicidal foam or gel while not protected. Pills don't lapse on their own...patient either forget to renew or take them. 3 weeks off would put you at risk for pregnancy if sexually active. ...Read more

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Last had sex day before miscarriage now three weeks later pregnancy symptoms returning positive test how is that possible?

Last had sex day before miscarriage now three weeks later pregnancy symptoms returning positive test how is that possible?

Cycle reset...: ...and you ovulated--in proximity to an unprotected sexual encounter. Only condoms or BCPs reliably reduce risk. Good luck! ...Read more

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Period was 9 days late. On Monday, implantation bleeding only for a few hours. Tuesday, implantation bleeding again follow by a period. Am I pregnant?

Period was 9 days late. On Monday, implantation bleeding only for a few hours. Tuesday, implantation bleeding again follow by a period. Am I pregnant?

A person can't tell: Having a positive pregnancy test can tell a woman that PRIOR spotting was actually implantation spotting. It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in nonpregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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How many weeks after hpt became negative (after abortion) shoul i expect my period? 7 weeks after abortion, hpt finally became negative.

How many weeks after hpt became negative (after abortion) shoul i expect my period? 7 weeks after abortion, hpt finally became negative.

Variable: You will have your period 14 days after you ovulate. When you will ovulate is variable. The stress you have just been through may further prolong ovulation. Take this time to get as healthy as possible. Schedule a follow up appt if you haven't already. ...Read more

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Possible for delayed period month after plan b?Had period after taking it last month, this month have all symptoms of period expected week, no bleeding

Possible for delayed period month after plan b?Had period after taking it last month, this month have all symptoms of period expected week, no bleeding

Menses: There are a number of possibilities for why you would not have a menses after plan b. It is possible that the Plan B did not work and you are pregnant. It is also possible that you did not ovulate so you don't have a period because of anovulation. You should see your physician as soon as possible to figure out why you had no menses. ...Read more

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Bleeding again 7 weeks after medical abortion and after having brown discharge for a week, is it my period?

Bleeding again 7 weeks after medical abortion and after having brown discharge for a week, is it my period?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more

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After testing positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods, should we stop having sex?

After testing positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods, should we stop having sex?

Depends: If u are not having any problems, then no, if u are having any spotting or pain or cramping then no sex and u should see yourob- gyn for early care. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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