Sorry for your loss waspylady. I had a mc last week so you have my sympathy.
They may want you to come in so they can make sure everything has 'come away' - how many weeks pg are you? Keep an eye on your bleeding - if you are using more than one pad in an hour, give the EPU a ring as they may want you to come in.
I was 11 weeks pg and wanted to stay at home an mc naturally, but unfortunately my blood loos was very severe and I had to go to A&E. I don't want to scare you as this is NOT the norm (even the gynae doctor was shocked at how much blood I was losing!) but if you feel dizzy/faint/like you need pain relief, please go to hospital.
Hello Sorry to hear you are going through this. I have been through the same thing in August. I had a natural miscarriage, then they did a scan and there was still a small bit left so it was up to me whether or not to have the ERPC. I was advised to have the op to clear everything out properly - good if you want to conceive again and avoid complications... hope that helps. Then again it is possible a scan will show everything has gone anyway. x
Thank you everyone. I guess I'm just so nervous about the general anaesthetic and having an op that I wanted them to cancel that bit and just have a scan.......I also have to go for blood tests this week to prepare for op and was hoping to avoid that too...
Bleeding is heavy but not out of control (so far) but you are right it is probably best to double check.
I should have been 7+5 when I found out about the mmc but I think it happened some time before that but noone has been specific...
I passed many large clots (the size of my hand), and believed that the miscarriage was over, but when scanned it turned out that everything was still in situ - I eventually had a natural miscarriage a week after the scan, and 2 weeks after the clots. So I think you do need the scan. Best wishes.
Thank you for asking I went to the hospital yesterday for the blood test to prepare for ERPC and the nurse said that she now recommended 'conservative management' ie doing nothing as it has already started. So she cancelled ERPC and booked follow-up scan for 2 weeks time. I went back home and started to have the most awful pain and heavy bleeding which went on all afternoon. I thought I was going mad as had taken loads of painkillers but was still in terrible pain. But then after about 4 hours it died down and now although I'm still bleeding it is less and I don't have any pain. Just off to a different hospital now as my Dad had a stroke this week whilst I was at my hospital appts in London. It's not been my best week...... But I'm hoping the worst is over now.