Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
189 Doctors are Online

Pregnant. What can clotted bleeding mean? What if the cervix is closed?

Hello! I have a question... I m 6weeks pregnant. Today I had heavy bleeding with clots, large ones. I called my ObGyn and told me to go to the ER (I thought I had a miscarriage ). Blood tests came fine, and vaginal ultrasound showed that baby was still in my uterus! I couldn t believe it! Plus, the cervix was fully closed! I would like to know what could have cause this to happen? He ordered a week of bed rest and progesterone vaginal supositories (which I was taking before the bleeding). Thanks for your time!
Asked On : Tue, 18 Sep 2012
Answers:  2 Views:  40
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2012
Hi, welcome to HCM I am Dr Das
First of all you are very lucky. There are very few patients who've retained product of conception even after bleeding.
There are many causes which can cause these type of bleeding. It includes some possibilities of hypertensive disease, threatened abortion, congenital anomaly, even it may be normal.
What you have to do? 1. Complete bed rest.
2. Nutritious diet. 3. Take drugs as told.
Answered: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
I find this answer helpful
OBGYN Dr. Monika Choudhary's  Response
Thanks for posting your query.
There are many types of abortion like-
Threatened abortion,
Incomplete & complete abortion.
In threatened abortion, fetus is still inside the uterus; but at any it can be expelled or it can be retained & can go up to term gestation.
You are facing threatened abortion.
So have proper rest & take medication properly & get an ultrasound scan done after a week.

If you have any further query please let me know I would try to answer it for you.
Wish you a great health
Answered: Wed, 19 Sep 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor