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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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When is the maximum time to expect my period after natural miscarriage?

When is the maximum time to expect my period after natural miscarriage?

About 5-6 weeks: This depends upon how far along you were, but assuming that you were 8 weeks or less, it will take a couple of weeks for the HCG levels to get low enough to "unleash" a new cycle. That is why i assume about 5-6 weeks until the next normal period. If it does not arrive in 6 weeks, a repeat pregnancy test and visit with your ob/gyn is warranted! ...Read more

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When can I expect my period. Hgc level was 90 on dec 7 and 960 on November 30. miscarriage happened on November 26.

When can I expect my period. Hgc level was 90 on dec 7 and 960 on November 30. miscarriage happened on November 26.

After HCG drop: Your HCG must drop to near zero, so it is a good idea to continue to monitor the same. If it stays elevated, and you did NOT have a D & C, your MD might have to consider one to resume your periods. ...Read more

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How long is it normal to wait for your period after a miscarriage?

4-6 weeks: If the miscarriage is complete, a period should be back in a few weeks. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the first period after a miscarriage to be heavy?

Is it normal for the first period after a miscarriage to be heavy?

Irregular Periods: Menses after an alteration in the normal cycle of hormones can always cause irregular periods from barely existant to very heavy non-cyclic bleeding. Stopping birth control or interruption in pregnancy can cause irregular vagnal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will my first period after a miscarriage last?

Can someone tell me how long will my first period after a miscarriage last?

Normal: A period after a miscarriage is typically normal to light depending on whether you had a D&C performed. If you have heavy or prolonged bleeding contact your doctor. ...Read more

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


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