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My wife is 17 weeks pregnant. This is her second

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Question: My wife is 17 weeks pregnant. This is her second pregnency. we have a 3 year old daughter from the first pregency. Now she is having vaginal bleeding for last 4 days, we consulted our gyanecologist and under went a scan and it was found she has a small SCH of 1.2 cm. bleeding is very less now. she has been advised bed rest. Baby and the scan attributes sre completely normal. what should be our next steps? when will the bleeding stop?
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Answered by Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Follow your obstetrician's advice, upload reports

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to Ask A Doctor service.

I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Since she had SCH , she needs absolute bed rest with the medicines.
If the bleeding increases you should report immediately to the hospital.
If it stops completely can get a repeat scan to confirm the viability.

Your obstetrician will know her status as she was able to examine her. I can comment better if I have her recent reports. Kindly upload reports so that I am better able to help.

HOPE MY ANSWER HELPS YOU
REGARDS
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Follow up: Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair (2 hours later)
Thanks a lot Doctor. the SCH is very small at 1.2 cm. Now bleeding is very less. Any feedback on how along the bleeding or spotting will last?
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Answered by Dr. B. Radhakrishnan. Nair (2 days later)
Brief Answer:
Very difficult to comment

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I can understand your situation.
But very difficult to comment about the nature of SCH and how they get controlled.If no more bleeding be relaxed and continue bed rest.
REGARDS
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Brief Answer: Follow your obstetrician's advice, upload reports Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome to Ask A Doctor service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Since she had SCH , she needs absolute bed rest with the medicines. If the bleeding increases you should report immediately to the hospital. If it stops completely can get a repeat scan to confirm the viability. Your obstetrician will know her status as she was able to examine her. I can comment better if I have her recent reports. Kindly upload reports so that I am better able to help. HOPE MY ANSWER HELPS YOU REGARDS