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Overview

Threatened abortion is the term used to describe vaginal bleeding that occurs in the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Vaginal bleeding could indicate risk of miscarriage. While miscarriages do occur, many women may experience symptoms of miscarriage a[read article]

Tests for Threatened Abortion

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Pelvic Exam
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Ultrasound tests use high-frequency sound waves to allow doctors to see your internal organs. The sound waves bounce off your organs, creating images of their struc...  More
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Ultrasound tests use high-frequency sound waves to allow doctors to see your internal organs. The sound waves bounce off your organs, creating images of their struc...  More
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The quantitative human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) blood test measures the level of hCG hormone present in a blood sample. HCG is a hormone that is produced during...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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The quantitative human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) blood test measures the level of hCG hormone present in a blood sample. HCG is a hormone that is produced during...  More
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Medical Procedures for Threatened Abortion

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Cervical Cerclage
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Surgical Procedures for Threatened Abortion

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A D and C, also written as D & C, is short for dilation and curettage, which is a minor surgery. It involves dilating or opening the cervix. The cervix is the o...  More
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Self Care for Threatened Abortion

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Bed Rest
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