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Symptoms of miscarriage - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   how do u know u had a miscariage
Doctor :   Miscarriage is detected clinically, if one has an abnormally excessive bleeding with or without lower abdominal pain during pregnancy.
Doctor :   Small and minor spotting can happen during early pregnancy, but heavy bleeding especially with clots is a sign of miscarriage.
User :   i wasnt aware i was pregnant. i have been gettin severe creeps over the last few days and i got my perriod today on schedule but it had gray clots in it. the amount of about 2quarters
Doctor :   If one has such symptom, blood HCG levels are measured, and an ultrasound scan is done.
Doctor :   Both of these test will confirm a miscarriage.
User :   are these symptoms typical of a miscarriage
Doctor :   Presence of clots doesn't necessarily mean an abortion, unless confirmed by the test that I mentioned to you.
Doctor :   Clots can occur, if the bleeding is slightly heavy.
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