Miscarriage

What is Miscarriage?

Layperson's term for spontaneous expulsion of the products of pregnancy before the middle of the second trimester; no longer accepted in clinical usage.

Questions and answers on "Miscarriage"

I just miscarrige on 25 Feb 2011, when it was about 8 weeks. It is my 2nd miscarriage, 1st miscarriage was May 2009, during that time i was around 18 weeks pregnancy.

Recently i have done several blood test and found that the Antinuclear Antibody Test(ANA) is positive with Titre 1:80 Speckled Pattern.
Doctor say this ANA positive do not causing the miscarriage and told me that nothing to be worry about and do not need to do anything now until my next pregnacy.
And he only mention that when come to my next pregnancy, i will need to take aspirin.
Can someone share with me more on this ANA positive? Is it relavant to my both miscarriages? What i need to take note and anything to do to prevent miscarriage?
I am worry now and at the crossroad as do not know what i should do to prepare prior to my next pregnancy?

doctor1 MD

Hi, dear
I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern. You have ANA positive with speckled pattern. It is seen in SLE, Sjogren syndrom, Mixed connective tissue disease, scleroderma or evolving rhumatic disease. You may haev any of the aboce connective tissue disease. however...

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I know you are supposed to wait after having a miscarriage to try again but can yiu physically get pregnant in the weeks following a miscarriage?

doctor1 MD

Hi XXXXXXX

Thanks for your query.
After miscarriage, it takes time for restoration of a healthy intra-uterine lining, production of ova by ovaries and, a normal cyclical balance of female hormones in the blood- mandatory requirements for conceiving. Once all the above-mentioned conditions are...

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hi i have just found out i mite be 8 weeks pregnant and i have just been to the toilet and i have wipe and there was some blood on the tissue and i am have bad tummy pains i don't know what to do i have had a miscarriage about 2 months ago i hope i don't have another one i am scared x

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Firstly, please get the pregnancy confirmed through a serum beta-hCG titre estimation along with a trans-vaginal sonogram which would also give you the state of the pregnancy, if confirmed. See a specialist immediately for complete evaluation. If pregnancy is confirmed, you could be having a...

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i am 5 mos pregnant and i am taking dong quai to induce my natural miscarriage..i know you'd feel as if this isn't safe, but I'm trying to go about this the best way possible..i ingest between 3000-4500 mg of 500mg dong quai and plenty of Vitamin c ...what's your view on my natural home method?

doctor1 MD

At five months of pregnancy, it is very dangerous to attempt to induce a miscarriage. The baby will likely be born alive, and require a significant amount of care in a neonatal nursery to survive, and will often have lifelong handicaps. It is also dangerous to you to attempt to deliver such a...

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hey, i just found out im pregnant and have had a miscarriage before. i havent been to the doctor yet but im guessing im about 2 months pregnant. ive been have severe pain after sex and i have started having discharge and some blood. im also having constant severe pain in abdoman especially on right side of abdoman what could this be

doctor1 MD

Hello dear,I understand your concern.In my opinion the spotting in pregnancy can be due to various causes pike thyroid abnormalities,progesterone insufficiency,abnormal pregnancy ,bleeding from cervix etc.The cervix becomes soft and vascular in pregnancy so it might bleed due to intercourse.So...

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