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how soon after d&c I can expect my period

Hi,
I have had miscarriage 5 weeks ago and had d&c 3 weeks ago. How soon I can expect to get my period back. My doctor told me to wait one more week and if I still do not have a period, he will prescribe some medicine to me. I have read it may take a while. My question is if you had similar situation, how long you had to wait and did you get it naturally or you needed pills to help start period again. I am very anxious, I have gone through INV which seemed like took ages to get pregnant, and now I can hardly wait to try again - the whole cycle took over 2 months in first place, and now waiting for 2 periods before we can start again - the waiting is the worst part of it....
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I had a natural miscarriage and think it was about 4 weeks from when the bleeding stopped. But I had bled for 5 weeks on and off so that's about 9 weeks from the start of the whole business. It's a drag I know.

Take care and good luck for next time.
873190 tn?1304816575
The waiting is totally the toughest part.  It is horrible.  I had two d&c's and each time my period started three and four weeks afterward.  However, it can take up to six weeks for it to return, I am told by my doctor.
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Yes, the waiting is the worst part of it, and since I went through INV, I felt like I was already pregnant for 8 weeks before I actually got pregnant, with all the waiting, doctor's visits, thinking about pregnancy etc.
1049259 tn?1295092078
estimated wait for a cycle after a mc is 4 weeks to 7 weeks after (internet based searching) I am wondering the samething cause I had a natural MC nearly 4 weeks ago so I am hoping she will come this friday!!!! =) or sometime next week

I stopped bleeding the 28th of october. 5 days after I started.
so if that is the case I may start this week or next week but if i count the first friday after that would place me at almost 4 weeks after so i am really clueless

AND YES!!! the waiting is a killer!!!! >.<
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waiting is surely the worst part. i have been thr u a similar kind of situation i had a missed abortion in aug and went thru D&C in aug itself.. then i got my periods after 31 days of my D&C.
so i would suggest u to wait for a little more time before taking any medicines.
1085628 tn?1326555485
I am so sorry for everyone's losses. I to am going through the same thing. I have been bleeding for 4 weeks post d&c and it  started heavier today with small clots.
Can it be a period? Could you go from d&c bleeding to period bleeding? Anyones thoughts would be helpful.

Thanks
Good luck to everyone
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