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Hi all sorry for the tmi post but im really unsure of what it could be.

I had a medically managed miscarriage on the 27th of December. And i think everything came away ok as i bled for a few days then it changed to a brown spotting/discharge. This morning it's turned to bright red blood. Could this be my period returning or something else. I dont feel ill but the pains i have don't feel like my usual period pains.

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Have they checked everything has gone? I had medical management and I thought it had gone but it happened around 2 weeks later. They were supposed to have scanned me after the management but they forgot about me so I obviously thought it had worked first time xx

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Im due to have my scan on the 16th of jan.

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You can also bleed on and off for a while. I felt like I was bleeding for ages I was getting a bit worried. Hope it doesn’t last too long xx

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Sorry for your loss ladies 💕 xx

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When I had my first miscarriage and had medical management I had this, I thought I’d stopped bleeding and then a few days later clots started coming again and I was in pain to the point I rang the GP for codeine. I spoke to the hospital and they said you can bleed on and off for up to 2 weeks after a MC x

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Hi there, I'm so sorry for your loss. One of my early pregnancy loss had an after-bleeding that happened a couple of days after the initial one seize. Though I didn't need a D&C there was immediate bleeding, in fact, that's what made me panic. When I saw blood and was sure I was lost the baby - was spotting first then got to bright red in a few hours - that one lasted for 3 days like a normal period. The HPT showed no more pregnancy and we scheduled up for a checkup a day after which confirmed through beta - there are some levels that suggest that as far as I know that you've lost one recently. They said the scan won't be needed as I was only a litlle more than 5 weeks then. It started bleeding again after 8-9 days, just like AF again and I wasn't sure what was happening. The Dr said it could be the body trying to expel something leftover and prepare for a fresh cycle. It lasted for 2 days and stopped. Sorry for the TMI, I thought If I tell you my experience that will help you reassure that nothing's possibly wrong. I think the scan is scheduled a little later for the same reason - the body tries all its normal procedures and then they check if something is left inside and clean that out if need be. Do update me your scan results, take care!

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So sorry for what you are going through.

Like the other responders my experience suggests what you are going through it normal. While I had a D&C, rather than drugs to induce miscarriage (which I am guessing is what you mean by medical management), I barely bled post-op, then I got quite heavy bleeding about a week later. In total I bled on and off for around 2 weeks following the D&C. I miscarried at 9 weeks.

I got a negative pregnancy test 2 weeks after the D&C, then I got my first period 4 weeks following this.

I decided to take my BBT following my D&C. I found it quite useful as it tracked the drop in my temperature and weirdly (or possibly not) the days I had a further temperate drop I bled more (presumably as my HCG level was dropping and together my progesterone levels). I found it reassuring in a way to understand why my body might be doing what it was doing.

Take care of yourself and I hope everything has come away by the time of your scan. In most cases I expect it does so try not to worry. I know it’s hard not to though.

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Have you been testing out the hcg? If the tests are getting lighter or are negative all together then I wouldn’t worry too much... I’m sorry for your loss. I’ve been there. I hope you feel better soon xx

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I’ve never had medical management but on one of my miscarriages (at 7.5 weeks) I bled fairly heavily for over a week (my normal period is three days and fairly light). There can be a fair bit of lining to lose which leads to a lot of blood.

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