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What To Do When You Are Having A Miscarriage
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
Ask an OBGYN doctor: There are several ways doctors can evaluate. Specialists in obgyn can evaluate whether a miscarriage is happening. Subspecialists in reproductive medicine, fertility/rei, and maternal-fetal medicine can comment on potential for future problems. One place to start to gather information on healthtap is reading a guide like this one on bleeding in pregnancy https://www.Healthtap.Com/health_guide/5. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that if you bleed on the iud that you are having a miscarriage, even if it isn't that much blood but I am having sever cramps?
Not at all: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Irregular bleeding with an IUD is common and certainly does not mean that someone is pregnant or having a miscarriage. Consider chlamydia testing if you are with a new partner and the spotting is a new problem. ...Read more
After miscarrying several times & getting two abortians what are yout chances of being unfertile young ?
Depends: Given a history of recurrent miscarriage, one's prognosis for a live birth depends on: - current age of woman - results of evaluation for recurrent pregnancy loss assuming woman is <40 years old and evaluation is normal, chance of live birth with next pregnancy is ~65-70%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Miscarriage: There is no specific treatment for miscarriage. Some bleeding during early pregnancy is common. If it is persistent, it may result in miscarriage and there is nothing that doctors can do to prevent it. Thus, while i realize that you are probably very anxious, the best thing is to just wait and see what happens. If the bleeding persists, you will know it is a miscarriage with a blood test (hcg). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Miscarried at 5 1/2 weeks. Do I have to wait three months before trying again or could i start again at anytime sense it was fairly early on?
Anytime: There's no data to show that waiting three months has an effect on next pregnancy. Eat healthy, get 7-8 hours of sleep a night, be at a healthy weight and exercise are the best ways to make sure you're in good shape to get pregnant again. I typically tell patients to wait at least one menstrual cycle, but again, there's no evidence that you need to wait. Fingers crossed for you! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do miscarriages typically happen over a couple days or all at once? If it varies, do you have a percentage? Thanks
Varies: Typically, a woman will start spotting and cramping. This will be followed by passage of tissue along with blood clots after which pain and bleeding subside. This process can take place in an hour or two but may last up to 1-2 days. Sometimes, a woman will continue to bleed because she does not pass all of the pregnancy tissue in which she may need a d&c. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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