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What would tissue look like in a miscarriage?

What would tissue look like in a miscarriage?

Bloody tissue: Abnormal vaginal bleeding of any type, seeing clots of blood, seeing some tissue material could all be signs of trouble. Call ob! ...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


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What does a miscarriage look like at 1 week?

What does a miscarriage look like at 1 week?

? 5 weeks: Pregnancy is dated by the time passed since the last period. At the time of a positive pregnancy test, you are already 4 weeks pregnant. While this doesn't make sense, this is the system we use. A 5 week pregnancy loss may show up as a heavy or delayed period with or without cramping. ...Read more

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What does a miscarriage look like if you pass it?

What does a miscarriage look like if you pass it?

See below: Early on, it resembles menstrual contents. As dating advances, volume increases. ...Read more

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What does a miscarriage sac look like between 5-8 weeks, color, shape, size, texture...Etc?

What does a miscarriage sac look like between 5-8 weeks, color, shape, size, texture...Etc?

POC: Products of conception between 5-8 weeks will often have a small translucent sac measuring approximately 1 inch. Often this is surrounded by pink tan spongy tissue. Often seen with attached blood clot. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage nov 10 i was supost to be 11 weeks they did a u s said it look like 5 6 weeks and that i was gonna have a natural miscarriage whil?

I had a miscarriage nov 10 i was supost to be 11 weeks they did a u s said it look like 5 6 weeks and that i was gonna have a natural miscarriage whil?

Well: The pregnancy likely stopped evolving at 5-6 weeks though you were 11 weeks pregnant, these usually pass on their own, Misoprostol at 800 mcg vaginally can speed things up but at 5-6 weeks it doesnt always come at once leading to heavy bleeding and a d@c. Don't worry, ask about misoprostol, look it up, and get some pain medication to expedite. Sorry for your bad news. ...Read more

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What does the tissue and bleeding look like when having a miscarriage?

What does the tissue and bleeding look like when having a miscarriage?

How far along?: Depending on how far along you are, the bleeding will probably just be a lot of clots and bleeding. Clots may be the size of an orange. If you are passing large clots or bleeding very heavily (soaking more than a pad per hour) call your doctor immediately or go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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What does a miscarriage look like? What are the risks of not seeing a doctor?

What does a miscarriage look like? What are the risks of not seeing a doctor?

Irregular bleeding: If you think you may have had a miscarriage, you can do a pregnancy test. The test will remain positive for a few days after a miscarriage. It is not really necessary to see a doctor for an early miscarriage, unless you have heavy or prolonged bleeding or pain afterwards. Occasionally, a woman may need a D&C to control the bleeding, but this is not common. You should not TTC again for 6 months ...Read more

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Are there any otc medications that will cause a spontaneous miscarriage? I am under 5 weeks.

Are there any otc medications that will cause a spontaneous miscarriage? I am under 5 weeks.

Not over the counter: You are referring to medical abortion. These medications are not available over the counter. They require a prescription. Each state has slightly different guidelines and rules regarding medical abortion. ...Read more

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If i have an abortion then have a scan a day later will the tech be able to tell ive had a abortion or does the womb just look like a miscarriage?

If i have an abortion then have a scan a day later will the tech be able to tell ive had a abortion or does the womb just look like a miscarriage?

Probably can not: I am wondering why you would be having an ultrasound the day after an abortion? One would not be able to tell that you had an abortion ...Read more