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is it normal to stop bleeding 2 days after a d&c...i was only 2 weeks pregnant and went to the doctor with horrid cramps and after them taking blood and doing a pelvic exam told me i had miscarried my dr went ahead and removed all remaining tissue. that was two days ago and my bleeding has lightened a lot. is this normal and when can i expect cramps to stop and when can i have sex again
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It is perfectly normal to stop bleeding fairly soon after a D&C although some people do bleed longer, up to a month after. The cramps should stop within a few days and if you don't have any allergies, ibuprofen is very effective at relieving cramps. Usually, we tell patients to wait at least a week or two after the bleeding subsides to resume sexual activity. I hope this answers your questions.

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