Missed abortion, otherwise called missed miscarriage or silent miscarriage, is when the fetus is lost but the placenta and embryonic tissue are still present in the uterus. The symptoms include vaginal bleeding, abdominal cramps, fluid and tissue discharge, and absence of pregnancy symptoms.
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I took medicine for MTP but the bleeding was less, and I experienced cramps, acidity, along with headache. Is the abortion complete?
Query: Hello Doctor, My age is 30 and I have thyroid issues. I took pills for MTP. This was the first time I conceived. I recently started doing sex and used to have pain during intercourse. I have never taken any type of unwanted pills. I did the pregnancy test three times after four days of missing my pe... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should not have considered a medical method of MTP (medical termination of pregnancy) without confirming the location of the pregnancy. For your information, the pregnancy can be outside the uterus as well, called ectopic pregnancy, and medical MTP do not always work ... Read Full »
My sister's scanning done in the tenth week shows no heartbeat. Does this mean a missed abortion?
Query: Hello doctor, My sister was ten weeks and five days pregnant. The fetal heart rate in the fifth-week scan was 148 bpm, but in the tenth week of scanning, no heartbeat was found in the scanning report. The doctor diagnosed missed abortion. Kindly suggest me a solution. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly send me the scanning report so that I can give you a proper diagnosis. I would suggest getting another scanning done by an expert. In case of an absent fetal heartbeat, it could be a miscarriage. You can get urgent intervention eith... Read Full »
How to confirm abortion after I take the abortion kit?
Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected intercourse on the 11th. My menses date was on 26th of the same month, but I missed my menses. I had a pregnancy test after eight days and it was positive. I took the first set of abortion pills on the same day at 6:30 PM. At 10:30 PM, I started to have bleeding and the ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, you have not mentioned the name of the pills or the pack that you have taken for medical abortion. From the set of pills, I understand that you have taken two pills at 6.30 PM and then a second set of Misoprostol pills at 10 AM after 16 hours. This is a wron... Read Full »
Is gradual decrease of HCG level a sign of miscarriage?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old, mother of two healthy children, and pregnant for the third time. My LMP was 13th of last month and had only had intercourse only twice in the last three months. In the last month, I had intercourse only once before three to four weeks before having a positive pregna... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By your history, it is a missed abortion and not miscarriage. And it is just a single pregnancy only. Let me explain in detail. Normally pregnancy increases along with an increasing level of BhCG (beta chorionic gonadotropin). If HCG levels are decreasing, that means... Read Full »
I recently had a missed abortion and my follicular growth is not good. Please suggest treatment.
Query: Hi doctor, I had a missed abortion recently, and after two months, I was kept on tablet Letrozole (Femara) 2.5 mg OD and Progynova (Estradiol valerate) 2 mg from the sixth to the ninth day of the follicular study. During the follicular study of the right ovary, a 9x7 mm follicle and ET 4.8 mm, and ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq I understand your concern Though the follicle grows less on day nine and day 10, the growth increases more towards day 14. So do not worry. You must keep track of the growing follicle on day 10, 12, 14, and 16. Chances are more that growth will increase. The fibroid of small... Read Full »
Fetal ultrasound failed to detect heartbeat. Has the child been aborted?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife's last period date was two months ago. After one month, we came to knowthat she is pregnant. She had her first ultrasound 10 days ago and the baby is fine at five weeks and five days with a heartbeat of 114. But for the last three to four days, she saw some blood in her urine. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If a repeat ultrasound shows no heartbeat then she has experienced a missed abortion. This means that after the arrival of the heartbeat, the heart has stopped and the fetus is no more alive and not growing. The bleeding is nature's way of aborting the non-developing... Read Full »
Is my pregnancy positive if an absence of a heartbeat is seen in USG?
Query: Hello doctor, I am eight weeks and three days pregnant. I have been spotting every day for almost two weeks. I have not been bleeding heavy or had any blood clots or tissues. I went for my USG three days back and they were unable to find any heartbeat. Kindly advise if we should still stay positive... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. I know you are anxious but to be honest, the likelihood that this will be a miscarriage is very high. By at least six weeks, there should already be a heartbeat on the ultrasound. We usually give at least two more weeks to repeat the scan espe... Read Full »
Does absence of fetal heartbeat on ultrasound confirm abortion?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is six weeks and five days pregnant. In the fourth week, she got pain in the stomach and back. So, there were two ultrasound reports. The first was taken in five weeks and six days where the gestational sac was 2.33 cm with no heartbeats found. The second ultrasound was six w... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks mostly look like a missed abortion. Usually by six weeks or later, the heartbeat appears on the scan provided. You seem to have regular periods. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-d... Read Full »
Baby has a heartbeat of 110 bpm.Is there a chance of abortion?Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 5 weeks and 6 days pregnant. The doctor diagnosed that the baby has a heartbeat of 110 bpm and there is a chance of abortion. Please advise. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If the heartbeat is present, though it is 110 bpm which is less, we cannot definitely say that the heartbeat of the fetus would stop. But a close follow up and repeat scan is required after a week to keep a watch on the heartbeat of the fetus. Missed abortion a condit... Read Full »
What is the natural way to increase endometrium lining thickness to get pregnant?
Query: Hello doctor, I am trying to conceive. My endometrium lining is showing as 1.8 mm and follicles of left ovary is 9.4 mm on 8th day and 16.1 mm on 10th day of my menses. I would like to know why has my endometrium lining decreased to this extent? Nine months back, I was pregnant but it led to a miss... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. You have PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome) so your ovaries might be producing less of estrogen and more of testosterone. Also you may have other hormone problems. You need to do blood tests Hb (hemoglobin), fasting sugar, pr... Read Full »