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I had a hysterscopy/d&c for vaginal bleed. The doc told my family member I had "stitches" and I was told complete pelvic rest. Are stitches normal?

Rarely. Stitches are not routine, but sometimes they are necessary if during the procedure you may have had excessive bleeding from your cervix/vagina related to any superficial damage that the procedure may have caused. This is okay and you should be totally fine after you heal. Read more...

Had sex on pelvic rest. Had small SCH but have not spotted/bled for a week since I last saw doc. Can the sex lead to miscarriage? No bleed after sex

Possibly. I typically have my patients wait 2 weeks after any bleeding resolves before resuming intercourse. There isn't a lot of science telling us the appropriate length of time. The concern is that the strain of intercourse or the contractions brought on by orgasm can re-tear the blood clots that have repaired at the site of bleeding (SCH). Read more...