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I am pregnant, heavy bleeding. Ultrasound shows choriodecidual separation. Scared

hello doctor i am 12 wk pregnant, last week i have got a very heavy bleeding , which suddenly started while i was on rest. than on ultrasound their was a large choriodecidual seperation seen almost 60%. and subchorionic colection and fresh haemmorhage. baby was fine with good cardiac activity. but since than i am very scared as it is just the first trimester. can you advice me the best possible to make it healthy and what is the prognosis?
Asked On : Fri, 21 Sep 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
Hello dear,

Its a good sign that your ultrasound shows cardiac activity. But i would like to know if gestational age (baby age)according to your ultrasound is corresponding to your gestational age as per your periods ie.12wks. If it is then its good.
Regarding the bleeding you are worried about , it will stop but would take time. All you need to do is to avoid activities which might increase the bleeding like heavy work, exercise, constipation and sexual intercourse. Subchorionic collection resolves and pregnancy usually continues. You get a repeat ultrasound after 4weeks. Meanwhile if you have any further fresh episodes of heavy bleed or abdominal pain, do see your doctor.
Take care and best wishes !
Answered: Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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