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Pregnancy, Bleeding (cont.)

Bleeding During Pregnancy Follow-up

If you have any complications including bleeding, abdominal pain, or fever, you should return to the doctor for reexamination.

If you have been treated for ectopic pregnancy and have increased pain or any weakness or dizziness, you should call an ambulance or have someone take you to a hospital's emergency department immediately.

  • You may be placed on bed rest with instructions to place nothing into the vagina.
  • Do not douche, use tampons, or have sexual intercourse until the bleeding stops.
  • Follow-up care with your gynecologist should be arranged within 1-2 days.
  • Women who have had a molar pregnancy need regular, long-term follow-up and repeat measurements of beta-hCG to ensure that no cancer will develop.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/16/2015
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