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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Are intense back pain and abdominal cramps signs of a miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 17 year old female. I am on the birth control pill Azurette and have had unprotected sex with the combined pull out method and the pill. Lately, I have been feeling intense back pain to the point of the inability to lay down in bed and extreme difficulty walking. Also, severe cramp...  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I believe you are taking your pills regularly as needed. The chance of getting pregnant with regular intake of pills is almost nil. But, if pregnancy happens with pills, the chance of abnormal pregnancy like ectopic is high. Also, I would like to mention that birth contro...  Read Full »

What causes abnormal clots during periods?

Query: Hi doctor, Currently, I am having withdrawal bleeding for a week. I was taking Placebo pills for few days. Yesterday, I noticed two abnormal clots on my pad. I am experiencing blood clots differently. I have some white and large visible blood vessels on the surface with a blood string at the end. D...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the description, I can understand that you have skipped your pills without taking them last month at the beginning of your menstrual cycles and later you started taking them continuously to avoid placebo pills. You need to understand that if you miss taking bir...  Read Full »

Is my period heavy and thick due to miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I missed my periods for two months, and now, I have got my periods. It is very heavy, thick like a mucus and the flow is continuous. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the type of bleeding you are getting. Get one ultrasound pelvis done to see the cause. I suggest you tablet Meftaris (Mefenamic acid and Tranexamic acid) for the time being to reduce blood loss. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take ...  Read Full »

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

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


Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to treat your skin problem. Yes, you are right. There are significant chances of miscarriage if pityriasis rosea appears in the first few weeks of gestation. Mostly miscarriage occurs when pityriasis rosea happens after HSV 6 and ...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old. I had a miscarriage and abortion a year back. After that, I started to have periods regularly every 26 days. But I do not have bleeding. I have only thick brown discharge two drops in a day and it lasts for two days. Usually, I use to have heavy periods for five to six d...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. After D&C (dilation and curettage) abortion, scar tissues or adhesions are formed inside the uterus. It is referred to as Asherman syndrome. The majority of women have this syndrome with few periods or absence of periods. Sometimes, in men...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is pregnant. She is in the eighth week of pregnancy. We consulted a gynecologist. During the sixth week, she was able to see the heartbeat of the baby. But now, she is unable to see it. On seeing the scan, she told me that there is an abnormal growth of the baby and so she asked us...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your description, your wife seems to have missed miscarriage. The fetus has failed to grow due to stoppage of the heartbeat. It can get aborted on its own or you can take medications to abort it. It takes some time to get aborted on its own or you can c...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have bleeding during pregnancy?

Query: I was 5 week pregnancy now im bleeding this is my 3rd day today i didn't bleed that much 1st day as my regular period and 2nd day was light bleeding so i want to whether im still pregnant ? I was 5 week pregnancy now im bleeding this is my 3rd day today i didn't bleed that much 1st day as my regul...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Welcome to Icliniq. You need to get an ultrasound to check if the pregnancy is still viable or it has been expelled spontaneously in the process of the bleeding. any bleeding during pregnancy needs evaluation as it can be a sign of threatened miscarriage.b  Read Full »

Why am I spotting during the initial periods of my pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, Actually, I am 6 weeks pregnant. During my 5th week, I had a light spotting of brownish black color. I was worried as it is my first pregnancy. In the emergency room, they told me to take complete rest. After five days, I visited the ER again and had a scan. The doctor said that he never ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anindya Das

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the anxiety you are going through. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your baby was well when the USG was done for the first time. But, unfortunately, the second USG clearly indicates that you had a miscarri...  Read Full »

I am bleeding during pregnancy. Could it be due to sexual intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27 year old woman. I am 5 weeks 2 days pregnant as per USG report. Four days ago, I have had a little bleeding with pain. It was mucus type blood and dark brown colored. I went to a local gynecologist for seeking medical treatment. He advised me to take Duphaston 10 mg tablet twi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Truly speaking, any form of bleeding in pregnant state is risky and needs consultation. An ultrasonography is appropriate here, but you need another scan at 7 weeks or 2 weeks later to know whether you are having any viable fetus or not. ¬†Absence of fetal heartbeat or...  Read Full »

Missed Periods for two months. Will it indicates pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am late on my period. My last period was two months back. Generally, my period is late, irregular and maximum it goes for 45 days. I have never been late so much. It is almost 50 days. I have a kid of 2 yrs and do not want to have another one. I did the pregnancy test at home twice...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the pregnancy test is negative, then the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. The period may be late due to many reasons including anxiety and stress. Pregnancy test becomes positive by the fifth week. So, you will be able to get abortion two weeks after the test becom...  Read Full »

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