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Had natural miscarriage, still bleeding, knee pain, tightness in stomach. Help

hi i had a natural miscarriage on wednesday ended up in hospital as i lost too much blood because everything came out with in a hour i only started spotting on tuesdayhad a scan on friday, gyne said everything had come away just a little blood left in my womb but i was still bleeding and i still am now, but not alot just a little. but i keep getting pains in my knees legs ankles toes elbows and shoulders, mainly a dull pain but every now and then its abit stronger. also my stomach is very tight and painful aswell the whole of my stomach if anything the higher part close to my ribs hurts alittle more than the bottom. i also keep getting a pain under my left boob and lightheaded with headaches . i was suposed to be 13 weeks when i found out my baby had died at around 9 weeks, this was my first pregnancy and miscarriage so im a little scared. please help. jade 21.
Asked On : Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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Welcome to HCM forum

There are various causes of abortion.

Maternal causes are anemia ,diabetes , hypothyroidism , hypertension , Rh incompatibility, syphilis etc

Fetal causes can be infections like toxoplasmosis , rubella , herpes , cytomegalovirus etc

Other causes can be uterine factors like septate uterus , bicornuate uterus , incompetent Os and progesterone deficiency,

I hope you have got all the investigations done like Hb , ABO and Rh , blood sugar F , Torch test , Anticardiolipin antibody test , VDRL , Thyroid profile etc.

As you said you passed the whole fetus and there is only blood collection in the cavity so it is a complete abortion.

The most common cause for body aches can be anemia due to bleeding.

It can be due to calcium deficiency also.

Take iron and calcium supplements and diet rich in iron and calcium.

For stomach pain take antispasmodics under your doctor's guidance and prescription.

With good diet , proper rest , no stress , good antibiotics , haemostatics , iron , calcium and pain killers these symptoms will resolve very soon.

Remain under guidance of your OBGYN for further follow ups.

Best wishes
Answered: Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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