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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

What are the early signs and symptoms in most patients with ms?

Classical onset: Unilateral loss of vision, loss of balance and coordination, electrical shocks down back on flexion of neck, weakness and stiffness in legs, but also, more subtle, including focal weakness, fatigue, cognitive deterioration, double vision, dizziness, etc. Important, these presentations may be associated with other illnesses, and, in themselves are not diagnostic. ...Read more

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Miscarriage question. Hey I have a quick question...My girlfriend is having sign and symptoms of what we believe is an early miscarriage. Some of the symptoms and signs she's having is bleeding, (which she says very from one moment it being light to one m

Miscarriage question. Hey I have a quick question...My girlfriend is having sign and symptoms of what we believe is an early miscarriage. Some of the symptoms and signs she's having is bleeding, (which she says very from one moment it being light to one m

The : The most important thing to do if you have not already is to check a home pregnancy test. If you see any line in the positive section you should see your doctor for a blood test. Her symptoms could be from a miscarriage or from a pregnancy outside of the uterus called an ectopic pregnancy. This is a very dangerous condition. Upper abdominal pain can be a sign of a worsening condition. I would recommend doing a pregnancy test right away and if it is positive, calling your doctor right away. ...Read more

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My ob told me I have a pending miscarriage. I'm not showing any signs of a miscarriage and am still having pregnancy symptoms. IS he wrong?

My ob told me I have a pending miscarriage. I'm not showing any signs of a miscarriage and am still having pregnancy symptoms. IS he wrong?

Probably not: It depends on how he made that determination. Most likely, he is following BHCG levels and they are not rising appropriately or falling. you need to spas, him to explain why he said this. If he called it a threatened miscarriage, though, it doesn't men for sure you will. Again, you need to ask him for more information. ...Read more

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Is thrush an early pregnancy sign? I am trying to conceive after 2 prev miscarriages and this is a new symptom for me. Could it be hormone related?

Is thrush an early pregnancy sign? I am trying to conceive after 2 prev miscarriages and this is a new symptom for me. Could it be hormone related?

Thrush common pregn: Thrush is common in pregnancy. Hormonal changes alter the bacteria in the vagina and allow natural thrush to grow. Natural sugars and reduced vaginal acidity contribute. Thrush is probably not related to miscarriage. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a miscarriage

What are symptoms of a miscarriage

Miscarriage symptoms: A miscarriage is the loss of a fetus prior to the 20th week of pregnancy. Symptoms of a miscarriage include bleeding which progresses from light to heavy, very severe cramps, fever, abdominal pain, back pain & weakness. If you have any of these symptoms you should contact your obstetrician immediately. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a miscarriage and how do you know if you had one?

What are symptoms of a miscarriage and how do you know if you had one?

Miscarriage: Bleeding which progresses from light to heavy, severe cramps, abdominal pain, fever, weakness & back pain. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is 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 an elective interrupted ...Read more