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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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Questions for doctors: does conception before decreasing hgb A1c cause miscarriage or birth defects?

Questions for doctors: does conception before decreasing hgb A1c cause miscarriage or birth defects?

Hgb A1C: Poorly controlled diabetes correlating to an elevated HGB A1c has been associated with a higher risk of congenital heart defects as well as other birth defects. There is no correlation with genetic abnormalities. Good diabetic control for at least 6 months prior to trying to conceive will achieve the best outcome. ...Read more

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Had two miscarriages late for five days should I see a doctor?

Had two miscarriages late for five days should I see a doctor?

Pregnancy test: You could wait another two days and take a home pregnancy test; if you are not pregnant, then there really isn't anything to worry about. ...Read more

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Doctors say I'm haven a threatened miscarriages but I still feel pregnant?

Doctors say I'm haven a threatened miscarriages but I still feel pregnant?

You are pregnant: There is a high risk of loosing your Pregnancy,you may have started bleeding. But with strict bed rest and per your OB's specific instructions this can be prevented. That is why the name Threatened Abortion. Good luck and God bless ...Read more

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After two miscarriages 6 months apart should I seek help? My doctor isn't much help

After two miscarriages 6 months apart should I seek help? My doctor isn't much help

Maybe: While a single miscarriage is common, recurrent miscarriage is far less so. Many doctors don't do an evaluation for recurrent miscarriage until after three losses, but here is a link with more information: http://www.Asrm.Org/recurrent_pregnancy_loss/. ...Read more

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What is it like having a miscarriage at 6 weeks? What do you do? What do the doctors do or give you?

What is it like having a miscarriage at 6 weeks? What do you do? What do the doctors do or give you?

Sorry: I'm sorry this is something you are going through. Typically a miscarriage involves cramping which can be stronger than your typical menstrual cramps and bleeding with clots. You can be given medicine for pain, if necessary. If your bleeding is heavy, or if your doctor feels it necessary, you may have a procedure in which a suction currette removes the intrauterine tissue/blood. ...Read more

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Is it possible for doctors to know that i had a miscarriage several weeks ago ? I mever wentnto the doctors to get checked?

Is it possible for doctors to know that i had a miscarriage several weeks ago ? I mever wentnto the doctors to get checked?

Secrets: Are you asking us if you should keep this huge and important piece of information about your body and your health a secret? Don't you realize that you can die if the miscarriage products did not all get cleaned out of the uterus. Keeping secrets about your body from the professionals that are dedicated to your health is insane. There is no judgement. There is just concern. Please tell them all. ...Read more