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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Can bleeding after seven days of taking Unwanted 72 indicate early pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiancee is a 28 year old and weighs 43 kg. We had unprotected sex on the 10th day of her menstrual cycle, and I am sure I did not ejaculate. But, I am worried about her getting pregnant. She took Unwanted 72 tablet 12 hours later. A week later, she had cramps and menses-like bl...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she had withdrawal bleeding seven days after taking Unwanted 72, which lasted for three days, then she is unlikely to be pregnant. The pregnancy can be conclusively ruled out with a serum beta hCG test, as home pregnancy test may provide false negative results. If ...  Read Full »

We found our fetus with no heartbeat in the first trimester and worried about the consequences. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is now 8 weeks and 5 days pregnant. She started to bleed three days back and felt little cramps. We had our first early trimester scan and they said that they are unable to detect fetus heartbeat. They arranged for another scan in some 15 days. She is taking Pregnacare Folic acid....  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If she is 8 weeks and 5 days gestation as of today and still there has been no heartbeat or a fetal pole, then it is likely to be an anembryonic gestation or a chemical pregnancy with just the gestational sac. If the fetal pole and the heartbeat have not arrived t...  Read Full »

My ultrasound report indicates irregularity in the gestational sac. Could it lead to miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor,I am pregnant and sharing my ultrasound report with you. My early five-week transabdominal ultrasound shows an irregular gestational sac and a perfect yolk sac. There is no bleeding or pain.I have suffered from a miscarriage last year. Due to my previous losses, I am taking 400 mg Proge...  Read Full »


Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have checked your ultrasound reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) which indicates irregular gestational sac that would need monitoring. You are taking the correct medication. It can become normal. We will have to wait for two weeks and get an ...  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

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 »

What does vaginal bleeding during the sixth week of pregnancy mean?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 6 weeks pregnant. From last two days, I am having light bleeding. I could see the bleeding when I clean the area with a tissue, but I do not see any bleeding in the sanitary pad. Yesterday I got an ultrasound, and it showed pregnancy sac and a fetus with heartbeats. The doctor said t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frankly speaking, the bleeding is not normal, and obviously, this carries a higher risk for miscarriage or demise of the fetus. Your ultrasound also showed subnormal growth of the fetus. Now you are apprehensive and want to know whether this can be managed, and bleedi...  Read Full »

What type of miscarriage is possible during six weeks of pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor,What type of miscarriage is possible during the first six weeks? What are the expected symptoms?  Read Full »


Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. During the first six weeks of pregnancy, if one bleed with cramps then it may be due to threatened miscarriage whereby one should seek immediate medical consultation. This stage can be reverted to normal pregnancy. If one experience some tissue along with clot of blood...  Read Full »

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

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25-year-old woman having a positive result for pregnancy. I got my last period before a month. I tested for pregnancy last week and it showed a positive result. I did a pregnancy test several times and all the results showed me a positive result. Yesterday, I noticed some bleedi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy is a sign of threatened miscarriage. You need to consult a doctor soon. She can do a scan to check for pregnancy. As your previous cycles were regular, then you seem to be around five weeks of gestation. So kindly consult your gyn...  Read Full »

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

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

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

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 »

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