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Skin like pieces in my urine, brownish discharge, six weeks of pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   HI, Im 6 weeks pregnancy. I've had cramps for the past week and yesteday noticed a pink/brownish discharge and also noticed a yellowish alsmot skin like pieces in my urine. Is this concidered a misscariage?
Doctor :   any such things in the urine is not miscarriage
Doctor :   they are called casts in the urine
Doctor :   and could be cellular or non cellular casts
User :   Oh i see
Doctor :   they can be due to high protein excretion in the urine
User :   are the cramps normal?
Doctor :   and this is usually common in pregnancy
Doctor :   yes, the cramps can be due to intestinal hypermotility
User :   i had a sharp pain last night on one of my ovary
Doctor :   how do u know it is in the ovary ?
User :   is was on my left side by the panty line
Doctor :   changed colored discharge and spotting are usually common in the first trimester and nothing to be worried about
Doctor :   that is very nonspecific and can be due to muscle or soft tissue strain aswell
Doctor :   miscarriage occurs with severe abdominal pain, vaginal bleeding ,
User :   ectopic pregnancy are very common?
Doctor :   the bleeding will be bright red and with clots and tissues
Doctor :   they are uncommon in the first pregnancies usually
Doctor :   any scarring , use of IUDs, and prior pelvic infections increase the risk of ectopics
User :   oh i see
User :   I also have another question
User :   Is it safe to have sex intercourse if there is pain?
Doctor :   UNLESS THE pain is very severe and intolerable, u can have sex
User :   but that is nothing to worry about?
Doctor :   presence of bleeding or severe pain , if present needs an evaluation
Doctor :   if no such symptoms , then its fine
User :   I have 2 sisters and they both had miscarriages, does that mean that it runs in the family and i should worry about it?
Doctor :   if an only if, you have any uterine anomalies, and genetic disorders (connective tissue disorders ) such things can occur
Doctor :   but in most cases , its just a coincidence
User :   so i shouldnt worry about the lower abdominal pain?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   no need to worry, unless you have the symptoms i mentioned earlier
User :   thankyou doctor for you useful information
Doctor :   take some activated charcoal, 500 mg
Doctor :   this will reduce the belching, and gas, in the intestines
Doctor :   and this will reduce any intestinal cramping
Doctor :   you are most welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me here
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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