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D&C question! Heavy bleeding and clots.
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raea2009 posted:
Had my first D&C last Friday. I lightly spotted for 3 days, fourth day heavy period bleeding and dark maroon in color. Now 7 days later heavy cramping, LOTS of blood clots, some size of a quarter and heavier bleeding. When does it stop and is this "normal". I know normal varies. Thanks for your help.
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melissam2256 responded:
I am so sorry for your loss. I know that there is nothing I can say to make you feel better but I am so sorry.
I just had my first D&C today. My doctor told me I woud have mild spotting for the first few days he gave me methergine for bleeding but he said I may have a period for up to 2 weeks. I asked him about clotting and flow and he said it is very common to have a heavier period then normal and clots. He said if there was major cramping to call him. A few hours after I got home I had horrible amount of pain once the meds wore off so he gave me a stronger pain reliever. Don't ever be afraid to call your doctor!! It will make you feel so much better and it will keep them updated on your progress.
 
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ericayoung responded:
you might want to call your doctor. especially if you're losing so much blood that you feel lightheaded or dizzy. Good luck!
 
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Daniela71497 responded:
I am sorry for your loss. I just had a miscarriage as well and a D&C on Thursday night. I have barely any cramping and no bleeding at all and I was told the most i would really need was a panty liner. she said that some people of having heavy cramps and lots of bleeding might need to have a second D&C done because there may be some tissue left in there since its a "blind" procedure. I would call your Dr.

My problem is aside from the emotional side of it all, I feel terrible ANSI think its from the meds. Very light headed and nauseous!!!

Thinking of you xoxox


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