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Miscarriage- All about it

About

Miscarriage is a term used to define the loss of your baby which ends within 20 weeks of gestation. It occurs after implantation which leads to bleeding around the time of her expected periods.

Up to 1 in 5 pregnancies end up in a miscarriage before 20 weeks is completed. [1]

- Treatable by a medical professional
- Requires a medical diagnosis
- Diagnostic tests are often required

The most common kind of miscarriage is chemical pregnancy which indicates a damaged egg or sperm cell. The other causes may be hormonal problems, lifestyle factors such as smoking, malnutrition, excessive caffeine, or intake of toxic substances, maternal trauma and sometimes obesity can put a women at high risk of miscarriage.

Ages affected:
Can affect any female above the age of 15 who has conceived a child. Miscarriages are most common in women aged 45 years or more.

Symptoms:

The most common symptoms of a miscarriage include:
- Mild to severe back aches
- Heavy spotting or vaginal bleeding
- Severe abdominal pain
- Mild to severe Cramps
- Nausea and vomiting
- White-pink mucus
- Weight loss

Treatment

Self- Care:
These self-care measures can help ease pain and reduce risk of infection after a miscarriage
- Use pads instead of a tampon
- Have simple over-the-counter pain relievers
- Follow a healthy-well balanced diet

Professional help:
Though miscarriages cannot be treated, the risk of infection can be controlled and heavy bleeding and pain could be treated. The doctors prescribe following treatments for miscarriages:
- Medications to control the infection and reduce heavy bleeding & pain.
- Dilation and Curettage surgery if there is persistent bleeding.

Specialists:
Referring to a gynecologist is the best way to get treatment for this condition. We at mfine work with a team of specialist to provide you with an integrated treatment plan

Gynecologist

Dr. Punitha Rangaraj

Dr. Punitha Rangaraj

MBBS, DGO

47+ years exp

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Belle Vue's Cambridge Hospital

Bangalore

Gynecologist

Dr. Prakash Kini

Dr. Prakash Kini

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO

41+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital, Malleshwaram

Bangalore

Gynecologist

Dr. K Swarajya Lakshmi

Dr. K Swarajya Lakshmi

MD, DGO

40+ years exp

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Ankura Hospital for Women & Children

Hyderabad

Gynecologist

Dr. Rani Nandakumar

Dr. Rani Nandakumar

MBBS, MD (OG), DGO

40+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital - Chennai

Chennai

Gynecologist

Dr. Vidya Desai Mohan

Dr. Vidya Desai Mohan

MD, DGO, MAMS

40+ years exp

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Cloudnine Hospital, Old Airport Road

Bangalore

Gynecologist

Dr. Gohar Shahean

Dr. Gohar Shahean

MD (OBG), DGO

39+ years exp

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Primecare Hospital

Bangalore

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