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What Does A Spontaneous Miscarraige Look Like
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
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
Google it: Why don't you go to www.Google.Com and type in 7 week fetus and then look under images. That will get you a lot farther than any description i can provide. On ultrasound at 7 weeks it looks like a shadowy grey tube with 4 little arm buds, a yolk sac and maybe one can see an amniotic sac as well. ...Read more
Depends: Before 4-6 m babies essentially have no sinus cavities. By a year, the maxillary & ethmoid sinuses are partially developed and inflammation can be seen as creamy nasal debris that often descends down the back of the throat like a waterfall during oral exam. Xrays < 1yr are rarely helpful as the sinus cavities are often filled by normal mucous at that age rather than trapped pus seen when older. ...Read more
? 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
Breast Imaging: Occurs after finding a lump, or on a screening mammogram. The u/s can show if the lump is cystic or solid, with color, vascularity, and estimate charcteristic of benign or malignant. Current u/s is hand held, done by a tech, and reviewed by a radiologist. It can provide size and shape information, and see if there are other lesions. ...Read more
What does a partial intact hymen mean? Like what are its indicators, having a cut somewhere or multiple or what?
Normal Finding: The hymen covers the vaginal orifice in younger women. In some it remains completely intact, but it become "patent" in others. Partially intact means just that, that it has partially opened. This can occur naturally as well as with trauma. There are no cuts or indicators. It is seen on physical exam. ...Read more
Breast Infection : Common features of breast abscesses include swelling and redness of the breast associated with a new, tender, progressively-enlarging lump. While more common with lactation, abscesses can develop at any time in a woman's life. Traditional rx often involved surgery, however current techniques favor (repeated) aspiration and antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thin: Female vaginal discharge changes through the menstrual cycle. It is usually thinner and more "snot like" the two weeks leading up to your cycle. This is to allow the sperm to have an easier swim up through your cervix. Generally right after your period the discharge will be thickish white and a bit sticky. When in doubt, have an exam by your GYN to be sure. ...Read more
Does an elevated T4 count mean that I will definitely have a molar pregnancy or what else could it be?
Probably thyroid: T4 is the measure of thyroid hormone. If it is elevated, it could be normal or a sign of hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid. If your blood pregnancy hormone (HCG) is really high due to a molar pregnancy or having more than one baby, it can make your T4 high. The other tests to do to find out the cause would be tsh, t3, (liothyronine) HCG and us. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Soup Bowl: An early ulcer looks like a shallow soup with the top layer of skin missing. ...Read more
What does it mean when you are told you have a blood clot in your endometrial canal? What are the treatment options? Im 42, no kids, a few miscarriage
Call the MD & ask: I am not sure what your MD was suggesting in that statement, but you can call him/her and find out. Patient advocacy means that you have every right to get a clear understanding of your care from your MD. ...Read more
Spotting: Typicall, it is very light and transient without associated pain. ...Read more
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