Is heavy bleeding a miscarriage?

Are you pregnant? If you are pregnant and having vaginal bleeding, this could be a sign of a miscarriage. If a sensitive pregnancy test (especially a blood test) is negative then i would look for other causes.

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Could a miscarriage happen without heavy bleeding?

Yes. Usually, there will be the passage of "gestational tissue", however that can occur without heavy bleeding. Read more...

I miscarried on monday and im still having heavy bleeding and passing clots how long will this last?

Miscarriage. If the bleeding is getting lighter, it will likely resolve over the next few days. If it is as heavy or heavier than on Monday, you could have retained products of conception (meaning the miscarriage is not complete). You would need to see your gynecologist to determine if this is the case, and to take care of it if it is. Read more...

Had a miscarriage 3 weeks ago & still bleeding everyday ever since. It's like spoting, not heavy bleeding.

How far you preg? Did you have surgery to clean your uterus? Further you pregnant bigger the uterus and will longer to clean up in the cavity You may not stop bleeding until you ovulate again and then have a period so the uterine lining can completely grow a new layer If you develop more pain the next few weeks, must see doctor in case of infection which can be life threatening. Read more...

Had heavy bleeding which has stopped. If I miscarried would my cervix would still be closed? I am 6 weeks and 2 days along.

It could look closed. At six weeks along the products of conception aren't very big. If you had heavy bleeding then there is a good likelihood that you miscarried. To be sure whether you miscarried or not you could get a pelvic ultrasound which may show a gestational sac. You might also get a quantitative hCG to give some idea of whether you have a viable pregnancy. Read more...

Is spotting the first day of miscarriage or is the day of heavy bleeding the first day of miscarriage? What is the day when truly miscarrying?

Continuum. Not a exact day, a process.Sorry for your loss. The pregnancy becomes nonviable and bleeding ensures until the pregnancy is passed or your get a D&C. Read more...
Heavy. The miscarriage itself usually involves heavy bleeding with passage of tissue. There will then be several days of menstrual- type bleeding. Read more...

How much bleeding is too much with medical management of miscarriage? How can I measure it? I've passed embryo, heavy bleeding.

Go to Emergency Room. Hopefully by the time you read this you've already gone to the Emergency Room. Bleeding can be significant and life threatening and you may need medication or a procedure to stop the bleeding. Read more...
Count pads/tampons. It is normal to have a little heavier bleeding after a miscarriage, but excessive blood loss can be dangerous. If you bleed much heavier than a normal period for more than 2 days, then you should see a healthcare provider and have your hemoglobin checked to make sure you are not getting anemia. You can estimate the amount of bleeding by keeping track of the number of tampons or pads that you use. Read more...

Should I be concerned with slightly heavy bleeding accompanied with my sudden uti? Suffered a miscarriage in april if that matters?

Bleeding & UTI. Urinary tract infections can be facilitated by continuous vaginal bleeding over the vulva & bacterial spread. If the bleeding is in the urine itself (hematuria) then that can occur with severe urinary tract infections. The April miscarriage has no bearing on this problem if you have had regular periods since that time. If not, get examined by a GYN MD to determine if all the tissue was evacuated. Read more...