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What are the effects of miscarriage on the mental health of a woman ? How are these effects treated ?

hello, i recently suffered a missed miscarraige and since this i have been evoiding going t the doctors because just the thought of it make me think of the bad news that they gave me ... i am always cleaning stuff up, i hate mess. i also hate the idea of going out and about and if i do i try to evoid ppl with young children, i feel that they are rubbing it in my face . i evoid going out to see my mates. when im with my mates i feel bad because im forgeting about my baby, but i aint forgetting as my baby is always on my mind ... i cant sleep properly and if and when i do sleep i dont want to get out of bed in the morning. i just want to be a normal teenager again ... i have no support from my partner as he blamed me and as of this we are no longer together ... the family that i do have contact with, they just think im doing alright and that im okey ... my friends are amazing about it all but im too scared to make them as unhappy as i am if i speak to them about it. please can somebody help, i just want to no y i feel this way and wots rong with me xx kerry x
Asked On : Sat, 3 Sep 2011
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you have been through a stressful situation.
you are undergoing a phase of low moods called depression.
however you know about it and you can combat it well as this is the right time.
do not worry about going to the doctor. bad time has passed off. take help from doctors about your further plans. get yourself evaluated as to why you had the abortion.

try to focus on positive things. try to relax by doing yoga etc.
try taking support from friends and family when they offer.
plan ahead for life.
and most important of all remember to never loose hope as life always provides chances for us to be happy.
i hope i am able to help you.
i case of further doubt contct us at health care magic

Answered: Sat, 3 Sep 2011
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The symtoms you present sugest more of a Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). there is also a possibilty of secondry depression. Meet a clinical psychologist or a psychitrist at the earliest.

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Answered: Wed, 7 Sep 2011
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