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Menstruation after abortion, pain in the abdomen, causes of miscarriage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i had an early miscarriage, i've done the d&c
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   it was not even one month
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i got to know after i missed my period after 2 days
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   Now i m waiting for my next period , when it shd come
Doctor :   May I know the date of your miscarriage and D&C.
User :   8th april was my period date ..i got to know abt misscarriage after 3 days, 22nd april I've done my d&c
Doctor :   May I know the reason for delaying D&C.
Doctor :   Where your Periods regular?
User :   actully i went to first doctor on 10 th april, then i went for 2nd opinion on 16th april,that day i took zitotec tablet after 5 days i went to doctor again
User :   yes
Doctor :   As your periods were regular, so you can except your next period after 28 or 30 days from the day of D&C.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   that means around 22nd may
Doctor :   Yes, most probably around 22 may.
User :   do i need to do any tests after this early misca.
Doctor :   As you have already undergone D&C there should not be any test required. But I would like to know the cause of Miscarriage and the advise given to you by your doctor.
User :   he did not say anything,even i want to know abt the same.. when shd i ask the same to the doctor after my period gets regular, or shd i visit the doctor once again
Doctor :   The causes of miscarriage would be idiopathic trauma, chromosomal defect , infections.
Doctor :   The most common cause of miscarriage is idiopathic or trauma.
User :   what is it?
Doctor :   Idiopathic is something where no cause could be found out.
Doctor :   D&C was the right treatment done.
User :   what care shd i take while conceiving
Doctor :   You have take bed rest for the first three months, avoid travelling during this period.
Doctor :   Maintain hygiene to avoid infections.
Doctor :   Take good nutritious food like green leafy vegetables and fruits.
User :   but it was too early ,even it was well before i missed my period
User :   i got pain in my stomach
Doctor :   Yes, I understan.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   when shd i do my home preg test
User :   and then a lab test?
Doctor :   You can do home preg test after 15 to 20 days after you feel a fruitful coitus and if in case of lab test it can be done after 2 days of fruitful coitus.
Doctor :   You can go for a pre pregnancy check up a month before planning a pregnancy.
User :   k shd i start folic acid tablets
User :   ?
Doctor :   I would be advised during your pre pregnancy check up if required.
Doctor :   Are you planning a pregnancy now?
User :   yes i m waiting for my periods
User :   for that
Doctor :   OK.
Doctor :   Then after you get your periods it would be better to see a Gynec for pre pregnancy check up and follow the advise accordingly.
User :   what is included in the prepregnancy checkup
Doctor :   Routine blood and urine investigations, recording your height and weight and prescribing folic acid tablets. These are followed regularly.
User :   k
Doctor :   And if any investigations or medications required will be prescribed accordingly.
User :   k thaks
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   thanks
User :   yes sure
Doctor :   Is there any more queries for me to help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   no thanks
Doctor :   Take care.Bye for now.
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