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Menstruation after miscarriage ?

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I recenlty had a miscarriage. I found out we were 4 weeks pregnant on April 5th and started bleeding April 6th. It ended with a miscarriage. I stopped bleeding/spotting April 17th (on our wedding day actually). We had sex everyday after the bleeding stopped. Doc said since it was such an early natural miscarriage we can start trying again after bleeding stops. I havent gotten my period yet but for the last few days I have been having period symptoms. I took a pregnancy test a few days ago and it was negative. When should I expect my period again?


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replied May 8th, 2010
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Hi, and thanks for your medical question on eHealth forum!

After miscarriage the body takes some time to settle down, however early the miscarriage was. You can wait a week and if you still do not get your periods, then do a repeat pregnancy test. If this too is negative then confirm by a blood pregnancy test as at times ectopic pregnancies (which are common after miscarriage) do not show a positive urine pregnancy test.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist once. Hope this helps. Take care!




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