Threatened A Miscarriage

Unusual symptoms like vaginal bleeding and abdominal cramps during pregnancy is called a threatened miscarriage. These are symptoms that indicate that the risk of a miscarriage is high. The common causes include smoking, obesity, fetal chromosomal problem, advanced maternal age, and alcoholism.

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My wife is bleeding during pregnancy. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 6 weeks pregnant. She is experiencing pain in the stomach and waist from the start of the pregnancy. Sometimes, the pain is severe. As per our local gynecologist, all the reports are normal and there is no need to worry. I have attached all the reports taken till now for you...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two issues here. One is bleeding per vagina, which is a problematic one and the second one is the painful abdomen. Actually, any type of bleeding during cycle is abnormal and needs investigation. Truly speaking, fetal prognosis is also guarded here, though she ...  Read Full »

Why did USG at 16 weeks show separation of amnion and chorion?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is pregnant now. Her first pregnancy was completely normal. Now, at 13 weeks she had major bleeding and that took us to the ER. US showed movement and heartbeat.  Since then, she has continued to bleed with dark brown clots and occasional red blood. She had 16 week US and it sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, let me say that I am sorry for your wife's trouble in this pregnancy. It appears as if there is a placental separation and there is a chance that your wife may miscarry. Lower back ache and continuous bleeding are not very good signs of a normal pregnancy, unfortun...  Read Full »

I am pregnant and had spotted once. Does it indicate miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a positive UPT and my LMP is 31st March. I have an irregular period at 13th May and I found some blood spots. After that, I go for a TV ultrasound that shows no definite gestational sac, endometrial echo is central and normal in thickness and measures 0.6 cm. Before TV ultrasoun...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the description you mentioned and understand your concern totally. But the details are a little confusing, it would have been good if you could give details with dates when beta hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) was checked. I understand that sc...  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 »

Should I be concerned that I am spotting after positive home pregnancy tests?

Query: Hello, I’m a 25 year old woman who recently discovered they are pregnant. My period was due on 1st of this month, that same day I took a test that came back positive. I’ve tested several times sense and all have been positive. However on the 6th, I noticed some bleeding. The first time i...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. I would like to let you know that any spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy is a sign of threatened miscarriage. You need to visit your doctor so that she can perform a scan to check if the pregnancy is still viable or not. Also if your previous cycles were totally reg...  Read Full »

Why did I have slight bleeding on the 9th day of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My period is delayed and I took pregnancy test after seven days and it was positive. On 9th day that is four days ago I had slight bleeding with brown blood and till now bleeding continues with mix of little and medium flow. Doctor recommended me not to continue with the pregnancy. Kin...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a threatened miscarriage as it would be termed medically as the pregnancy test is positive. But, ultrasound is not contraindicated as it is necessary to localize the pregnancy and rule out ectopic pregnancy as well which can have similar presentation with bleed...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have pink mucus vaginal discharge during early stages of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 8 weeks pregnant and having mucus bright pink vaginal discharge for the past two days. I do not have any pain. No nausea or vomiting. Is it normal? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The evidence of bright pink discharge during early pregnancy is definitely abnormal and is termed as a threatened miscarriage unless proved otherwise. This calls for a visit to the emergency department to meet the gynecologist for a per speculum examination to rule o...  Read Full »

Kindly explain about the decidual reaction in pregnancy.

Query: Hi doctor, I am pregnant of around 6 weeks now. This is my first pregnancy. I have noticed a few drops of bleeding while urinating twice in a week. I have consulted a doctor and she suggested to do transvaginal ultrasound and got the following report. Uterus is bulky in size. Regular well defi...  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a given a complete account of the clinical situation and it is as good as doing a real time face to face consultation. It is not uncommon for women to have spotting early in pregnancy. Most often it is what we call implantation bleeding that is a process of ba...  Read Full »

There is no yolk sac and fetal pole in gestational sac. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am six weeks and six days pregnant. My urine test is positive and beta hCG is also increasing but I am very upset about my ultrasound report. There is gestational sac in my uterus but from last week there is no yolk sac and fetal pole. I have a dark brownish discharge from six days wit...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are receiving enough supportive treatment. In case of discrepancy between dates and scan, yolk sac and fetal pole could appear but there is continuous brown discharge which is risk actually. Have a complete avoidance of restricted activities that can trigger a misca...  Read Full »

I have got bleeding after beta hCG level of 15.6. Was I pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, My last period was a month back. I got beta hCG done due to symptoms two days back and the result was 15.6. Today, I got bleeding. Do you think I was pregnant or not in the first place?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Beta hCG, if less then 3 miu/ml, then it is negative. If it is more then 10 miu/ml, then more likely to be pregnant but if beta hCG shows increase in 48 hours around 66 %, then it is gradually progressive pregnancy and if it is increasing but less than 60 %, then it cou...  Read Full »

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