Miscarriage

Miscarriage, also known as abortion or pregnancy loss, is the death of the unborn baby inside the mother's womb. The reasons may vary from genetic to maternal infection. It mostly occurs in the early weeks of gestation.

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What causes abnormal clots during periods?

Query: Hello! I am currently in my withdrawal bleeding week (placebo pill days, I am on birth control). Yesterday, I noticed two abnormal clots on my pad. I have experienced blood clots, but these were different. A little difficult to explain (I have a picture), but they were large and white, with visible ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your description, I understand that you skin using the pills in early last month, in the beginning of your menstrual cycles and later took it continuously to avoid the placebo pills. See, first thing you have to understand is that , if you didn't start the birth...  Read Full »

Why am I spotting after a positive home pregnancy test?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 days late for my period. I got my home pregnancy test positive. But, the next day I had a brown color spotting and yesterday afternoon I had brown color bleeding with heavy abdominal cramps. And today, there is no bleeding, but spotting just like on the first day. I am confuse...  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do see a gynecologist as early as possible. You are having a threatened miscarriage. Also, get a scan done to rule out ectopic pregnancy. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obs...  Read Full »

Is it true that 62 % of pregnant women with pityriasis rosea have a miscarriage?

Query: I have had pityriasis rosea (PR) for about a week and I am currently 7 weeks pregnant. I have had no other symptoms other than the rash. After reading a study which found a 62% miscarriage rate when women were infected with PR during the first 15 weeks of gestation, I am obviously terrified. Can you...  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Thank you for giving me opportunity to treat your skin problem. Yes, you are right there are significant chances of miscarriage if Pityriasis Rosea appears in first few weeks of gestation. Mostly miscarriage occurs when Pityriasis Rosea happens after HSV 6 & HSV 7 infection (according to litera...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of pregnancy and miscarriage while on contraceptive patch?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some symptoms for the past one and a half weeks that mimic the symptoms when I found I was pregnant with my daughter. I was supposed to have my period tomorrow. Last week, I started with light spotting and it happened on and off for a day maybe less. Then within two days, I sta...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, to confirm a pregnancy, you should perform a pregnancy test two weeks after having sexual intercourse. So perform a urinary pregnancy test or b-HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test to exclude or to confirm a pregnancy. And after that perform an ultrasound t...  Read Full »

After a miscarriage, why do I not bleed and only have thick brown discharge during periods?

Query: Hi I had miscarriage & then abortion in hospital a year back. After that till now I have periods every month same timing like 26 days. But no bleeding at all. Only thick brown discharge 2 drops in a day and it only lasts 2 days. I used to have very heavy 5-6 days periods. I am 37 years old. I do...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniaq.com I understand your concer . After an D& C abortion happens that inside the uterus forms scar tissues or adhesions ,it calls the Asherman Syndrome The majority of woman having these syndrome ,have few or no period .Sometimes woman mestruating but the blood is unable to ...  Read Full »

What to do if there is no heartbeat during the 9th week?

Query: Hi Dr. My wife is pregnant in her 1st trimester.. Roughly she is in her 8th week of pregnancy.. Lately we went to a gynecologist for Consultancy. During her 6th week we able to see heartbeat but now on 8th week(as per our calculation) but the Dr said its her 9th week and can't see the heartbeat. He...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Based on the description you mentioned , it appears your wife has missed miscarriage. I am really sorry to say that in such case, the fetus fails to grow, as the fetal heartbeat has stopped. Even if you do not take Medications to abort it , it will eventually be removed by the body (as in it...  Read Full »

Will ectopic pregnancy terminates on its own as miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, Can an ectopic pregnancy be detected on a transvaginal or simple abdominal ultrasound, if I am in two to three weeks of pregnancy? What are the chances that an ectopic pregnancy miscarries spontaneously? In case of rupture to the fallopian tube in the ectopic pregnancy, does the pregn...  Read Full »


Dr. Nawajsharif G Mujawar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Transvaginal ultrasound can detect ectopic as early as two weeks, much before TAS (transabdominal sonography). Ectopic pregnancy always terminates as miscarriage, but inside the abdomen with profuse bleeding intraabdominally that can be life threatening. Pregnancy ends...  Read Full »

Is heaving bleeding with clots a sign of early miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, When I had sex with my boyfriend last time, neither I had started my new pack of birth control nor used a condom. I started a new pack around one and a half to two weeks later. But, last week, I started what seemed to be period about a week early. The flow has been a lot heavier, I am goi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is all possibility that this may have been an early miscarriage as you were not protected when you had sex. Hence, it is important that you get the serum beta hCG test (human chorionic gonadotropin) done to check the hCG levels and rule out pregnancy anyhow. Also...  Read Full »

After a natural vaginal miscarriage, when is it safe to have sex?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife had a miscarriage at 22 weeks. It was our first baby. Evacuation was normal delivery. After how long can we have sex? She has completed her two periods. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After a natural vaginal miscarriage, the uterus generally takes around three months to return back to its pre-pregnant state. However, the bleeding usually stops in a week. So, it is advised that pregnancy should not be planned any time before a gap of next th...  Read Full »

Is it abnormal for hCG to rise slowly?

Query: Hi doctor, My hCG level is not doubling. What can be the reason? A week back it was 250 and now it is 423. Is this abnormal? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) report can be relied, it indicates possibility of impending abortion (miscarriage). For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gyna...  Read Full »

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