Do you engage in high-risk sexual behaviours? Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Not enough evidence to say if drugs that relax the muscles of the uterus can prevent threatened miscarriage. Call or other emergency services now. Most threatened miscarriages occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy and become evident as vaginal bleeding, abdominal and low back pain that persist for days or weeks.
The most common treatment used to prevent it is probably bed rest. Please check and try again Agree to Terms required. New research examines the patterns of physical activity among women in the United States who also have a form of cardiovascular disease. Additional information. Rest — curl your knees up to your chest and lie on your side. Women who desire definitive treatment or for whom the other options are not possible given the size, number, and location of their fibroids may require removal of their uterus hysterectomy. Have you been skipping periods or bleeding a lot less than usual?
Coping with Treatment. Message sent successfully The details of this article have been emailed on your behalf. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ibuprofen or naproxen to help control bleeding and reduce menstrual cramps Tranexamic acid to help treat heavy menstrual bleeding Antibiotics to treat infections. Causes Symptoms Treatment Diagnosis. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Risk Factors and Prevention. Heart Failure Network. In severe cases, an STI can create problems with fertility. Are you sexually active? Maintain a healthy weight. If bleeding between periods is very heavy or lasts for longer than 3 months, it may be a good idea to seek medical advice.