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Bleeding 3 days after evacuation
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Bleeding 3 days after evacuation

I had an evacuation on Saturday 9/10/2011 due to a blighted ovum at 6 weeks. There was normal bleeding after the procedure and it stopped after 2 days. All of a sudden, i started bleeding heavily this afternoon. I don't know what to think. My husband feels it might be my period. But i doubt that as the time is just too short. Please i need an explanation on this. Thanks
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You can bleed up to 6 weeks. As your hcg level and progesterone level drops you will bleed since the lining is being shed and whatever was left over is shed. If it continues more then 6 weeks I would go back in since they might have missed something and you have retained products of conception
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Thank you very much for your response. But SIX weeks is kinda scary. Does this mean that myself and my husband cant have sex all through this period?
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No u shouldn't.  I was told by my dr to wait 6 weeks before having sex again.
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Wow!!! OK. That is noted then. Although i saw a Gynae Consultant who told me we can start having sex after the bleeding stops. But guess i will have to wait and see
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