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What is the difference between a complete and incomplete miscarriage?

A complete miscarriage is one in which pregnancy-related tissue have come out of the uterus. This type of miscarriage has happened on its own with no medical intervention. It probably also happened before the end of the first trimester. An incomplete miscarriage means that only some of the tissues have been expelled. Medication or surgery can be used to remove anything that is remaining.

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