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Can you have a miscarriage on your period?

Can you have a miscarriage on your period?

Miscarriage : Yes. Miscarriage often appears like a menstrual period. The amount of miscarriages is staggering. Many people who have fetuses that are not viable will have what is like a regular period and they often did not feel or know they had a fertilized embryo. ...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


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After a miscarriage, is there a fishy odor with your period?

After a miscarriage, is there a fishy odor with your period?

Endometritis/vaginos: Fishy odor can be caused by vaginosis. After an abortion, a big concern would be having endometritis, which is an infection of the uterus. Have your obgyn examined you to rule out this serious medical condition. ...Read more

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

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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After a miscarriage how long does it take to get your period again?

After a miscarriage how long does it take to get your period again?

Varies: Usually within 6 to 12 weeks after the miscarriage. If no D&C was performed, the beta HCG level must be measured periodically, usually once or twice a week, until the beta HCG level is zero. ...Read more

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How do you tell the difference between your period and a miscarriage?

How do you tell the difference between your period and a miscarriage?

Sometimes you can't : It is hard to know the difference between a heavy period a few days late and a miscarriage. That's why we often say that many women have early miscarriages without even knowing it. If you saw a doctor, she could detect a low pregnancy hormone level on a blood test that could differentiate the two. ...Read more

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After your levels hit 0 after a miscarriage will you get your period?

After your levels hit 0 after a miscarriage will you get your period?

It varies.: Most women will resume a normal menstrual cycle within a few months of having a pregnancy loss. The HCG level is followed to zero to make sure that their is no residual pregnancy related tissue left in the uterus or anywhere else. ...Read more

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After you have a miscarriage will you get your period the next month?

After you have a miscarriage will you get your period the next month?

Sometimes: Depends upon how far pregnant you were when the miscarriage occurred, if you had a d and c procedure, how fast your HCG levels are declining ( ie there are many factors that play a role) . Menses should however return by 12 weeks and if it does not then you need to see your doctor. ...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


Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more