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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Why am i not ovulating? I had a miscarriage in october followed witn a d&c . I've had 3 menstrual cycles since then but have not been ovulating. Why?

Why am i not ovulating?
I had a miscarriage in october followed witn a d&c . I've had 3 menstrual cycles since then but have not been ovulating. Why?

See below: If you are having regular menstrual cycles you probably are ovulating. You can use basal body temperature or ovulation predictor kits to determine when. Just because you don't get pregnant doesn't mean you didn't ovulate that month. Each cycle even when conditions are ideal chances of pregnancy are only about 20%. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage in january and now doctor suggested Clomid (clomiphene) for this month. Why am i not ovulating? Or do I have any problem

Can't tell: Having a miscarriage definitely does not mean you don't ovulate. Skipping periods means you don't ovulate. Clomid (clomiphene) is frequently given to women who do ovulate. If in doubt, always ask yor doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate while miscarrying?

Can you ovulate while miscarrying?

No: It is not possible to ovulate while hCG is present, when hCG is gone you ar technically no longer miscarrying. ...Read more

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Can you ovulate right after a miscarriage?

Can you ovulate right after a miscarriage?

Depends: It depends on how far along you were in the pregnancy, when the pregnancy passed. Even after a miscarriage, your hormone of pregnancy is going to be elevated for a few days to a few weeks. Thus without knowing specifics to your situation, it's difficult to say how soon you can ovulate. Most commonly, i tell women they might ovulate anywhere from 2 - 6 weeks following miscarriage, generally. ...Read more

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How soon can I ovulate after a miscarriage?

Varies: On average the earlier the miscarriage the earlier you will ovulate. Assuming your pregnancy hormone is zero you could ovulate a month later. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have ovulation problems after miscarriage?

Is it possible to have ovulation problems after miscarriage?

Completed?: Completed miscarriage does not cause ovulation problems. If your hCG levels are not yet zero you might see irregularities, otherwise miscarriage has no ongoing effect on ovulation. Good wishes. ...Read more

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How soon after a miscarriage does the average woman ovulate?

How soon after a miscarriage does the average woman ovulate?

1 cycle: There really is no "average" - but after a completed miscarriage (meaning hCG goes to zero) many/ most will start within 1 cycle. Good wishes. ...Read more

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How many days after a miscarriage until my next ovulation comes?

How many days after a miscarriage until my next ovulation comes?

Variable: Before a new ovualtion can start your body has to clear the HCG hormone that the prior pregnancy/placenta was making. If you were not very far along or had a biochemical pregnancy you could be ovulating 14 days after the miscarriage. If you were further along it could take 2-3 weeks to get a negative HCG then you could ovulate 2 weeks after for a total of 4-5 weeks from the miscarriage. ...Read more

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Help please! i don't know when would i ovulate after having a miscarriage a week ago?

3 + weeks: After a miscarriage a woman may ovulate and thus conceive as early as in 3 weeks time. She may not have a menstrual period before conceiving. The pregnancy test can be positive for up to weeks after a miscarriage. It can therefore become difficult to discern, if, in the absence of a menstrual period, a positive urine pregnancy test is caused by the previous or a new pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it common for a woman to stop ovulating after a miscarriage? Mine was 4 months ago ( miscarriage at 5 weeks ) havnt ovulated since. What can I do?

Is it common for a woman to stop ovulating after a miscarriage? Mine was 4 months ago ( miscarriage at 5 weeks ) havnt ovulated since. What can I do?

What does Doc say?: Do you have retained products of the nonviable pregnancy in your uterus? Is this preventing the HCG hormone to diminish so that your ovaries start working? Have you been to see your doctor during these four months? ...Read more

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After bleeding after a miscarriage when do you ovulate

Re-regulation: Similar to a pregnancy and delivery, the body needs to re-regulate itself and as hormones go back to normal, the ovaries will release an egg and "ovulation" will start once again. It is usually withing 1-3 months after. ...Read more

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How soon after bleeding stops from miscarriage will I ovulate?

Unpredictable: You will likely ovulate 2-6 weeks after the miscarriage, though in some women it can take longer. Even though you may be more fertile just after a loss, the risk of miscarriage is higher if you do not wait a couple of months, so most docs advise their patients to wait 2 months. ...Read more

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