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A subchorionic hemorrhage is bleeding under one of the membranes (chorion) that surrounds the embryo. It is a common cause of bleeding in early pregnancy. It also may be called a subchorionic hematoma.
The main symptom is vaginal bleeding. But some women don't have symptoms. They may find out they have a hematoma during an ultrasound test.
In most cases, the bleeding goes away on its own. Most women go on to have a healthy baby. But in some cases, the bleeding is a sign of a miscarriage.
Call your doctor today if you have any bleeding during your pregnancy.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine|
|Last Revised||June 18, 2012|
|By:||Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: June 18, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
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