Do You Know About Chemical Pregnancy?

Do You Know About Chemical Pregnancy?

Do you know that chemical pregnancies are the reasons behind 50-75 percent of all miscarriages? Learning that you are carrying can be one of the most unforgettable moments in your life. But, when a lady experiences heavy bleeding around the time of expected period soon after receiving positive result during pregnancy test, it can be a sign that she is no longer pregnant. A chemical pregnancy, which can be called as very early miscarriage, occurs when the pregnancy is gone closely after implantation, thereby causing heavy bleeding.

What Happens During Early Miscarriage?

In general, when a fertilised egg implants in the uterus, the cells that would turn out to be the placenta will start to produce levels of the pregnancy hormone called as HCG. When these hCG levels reach higher, the chemical pregnancies can be easily identified during a blood or urine examination in a lady, thereby showing a positive result in the test. At this stage, an ultrasound will not be able to detect the developing gestational sac or placenta and even the scan cannot detect the heartbeat. On the other hand, in the case of early miscarriage, the fertilised egg does not complete implantation and this leads to loss of pregnancy, thereby resulting in bleeding about a week after the date of the regular period is due.

Signs:

As this type of chemical pregnancies the miscarriage occurs early in the pregnancy, women might not even experience that they have conceived. Bleeding or light spotting followed by a positive pregnancy test can be the pregnancy signs as against miscarriage. But, early miscarriage can be identified with the following symptoms:

  • Heavy bleeding
  • Passing of clots from genital passage
  • Menstrual-like cramps

So, if a lady experiences heavy bleeding or cramps immediately after a positive pregnancy test, it is better to immediately seek medical help.

Causes:

There can be different reasons for this type of chemical pregnancies, but it mostly occurs because the fetus has not developed normally. Some of the reasons include:

  • Infection
  • Low hormone levels
  • Inadequate uterine lining
  • Luteal phase defect

When can a lady become pregnant again?

After this type of miscarriage, she can ovulate and can get the chance of pregnancy two weeks later. However, it is better to talk to the doctor in this regard, to find whether the uterus is competent and strength enough to grow the baby or whether some supplements are needed for improving the health of the uterus.

Is it implantation bleeding or Chemical Pregnancies?

When a lady experiences light spotting or bleeding following a positive pregnancy test, it need not necessarily mean it is an early miscarriage. The reason is that some women experience implantation bleeding, which is a sign of healthy pregnancy.  But, when tissues pass from the vagina with heavy bleeding associated with menstrual cramps, it is a sure sign of early miscarriage. Either way, it is better to seek medical help immediately when spots are experienced after positive pregnancy test. The doctor can provide the right answer to your query.

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0 # Priyansh 2017-09-18
Hii, I am from Haridwar, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-19
Hello, good to see that you are from Haridwar, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Nishith 2017-08-28
Hii, I am from Kancheepuram, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-29
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Kancheepuram .
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0 # Tushar 2017-08-07
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Bareilly?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-08-08
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Bareilly.
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0 # Vivaan 2017-07-22
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Banswara ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-07-23
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Banswara.
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0 # Aarav Older than three months
Hello, plz let me know What is menarche, I want to consult with gynec in Baramulla, plz suggest ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh Older than three months
the process of starting of the menstrual cycle in females is called menarche, plz find good Gynecologist in Baramulla.
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0 # Lakshmi Older than three months
Hello, plz let me know What is menarche, I want to consult with gynec in Coimbatore, plz suggest ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja Older than three months
the process of starting of the menstrual cycle in females is called menarche, plz find good Gynecologist in Coimbatore.
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