ObGyn/Pregnancy issues/Pain after miscarriage

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I have had painful cramping during periods for a couple years. Two months ago, I had a miscarriage. After Cytotec not working, I had a D&C.  I ended up with really sharp pains (so bad that I ended up in the ER because I couldn't stand up).  Since the D&C, I have had two periods and the pain during them has been horrible.  It's not cramping - it's sharp pains that feel like I just had surgery and can't stand up all the way. Is this likely related to the miscarriage? Everything looked clear on my follow-up appointments after hte miscarriage.  Any ideas what might be causing such bad pains?

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This complaint is unusal after miscarrige. My advise is to have pelvic ultrasound. if this have been already done and no abnormal finding found, a hysteroscope may be useful tool to make a proper diagnosis. This is an endoscope that examines the interior of the uterine cavity for possible lesions or trauma after the D & C.

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Mohamed Kandeel

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I can answer questions about antenatal care, medical problems associated with pregnancy, labor and delivery and postpartum care.

Experience

Currently I am working as a Professor of Obstetrics gynecology, Menofyia University, Egypt. Since 1987, I worked in many university and private hospitals with a high load of pregnant population averaging 7-9,000 deliveries/year. This exposed me to all problems associated with pregnancy, labor and delivery. I had my doctorate degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 1996 in the use of Doppler ultrasound in high risk pregnancies.

Organizations
Menofyia University, Egypt

Publications
-British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Kandil M) -Egyptian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Kandil M) -Ain Shams Journal of Medicine (Kandil M)

Education/Credentials
-Master's degree in obstetrics and Gynecology 1989 -Doctorate degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1996

Awards and Honors
Editorial advisor: Fetal monitoring section of the international website www.obgyn.net

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