Blood clots refer to the clump of thick and sticky dried blood. Most women have experienced this during the time of their period or menstruation. Miscarriage is simply the disturbance of pregnancy in the womb before the fetus could survive outside the uterus. Miscarriages occur between 10% and 20% of women who know they are pregnant, and most miscarriages (like 80%) happen before the 12th gestational week. Reasons, why blood clots appear during menstruation, are usually due to a sedentary lifestyle, hormonal balance disorder, polyps in the uterus, low hemoglobin, a surplus of vitamins in the body, cervix disorders, presence of the intrauterine device, uterine fibroids, and ectopic pregnancy.
Reasons for miscarriages in women is usually due to disease in the mother, consumption of alcohol, abnormalities in the chromosomal embryo, toxic substances in taken, features of the structures of the cervix or uterus, etc. Blood clots are uniformly red clumps, while greyish tissue parts get discharged with blood clots in miscarriage.
The following are the differences between a Blood clot and Miscarriage: a. Blood clots are the thick and sticky lumps of dried blood while Miscarriage is a disturbed pregnancy that ends before the fetus can survive outside the uterus (that is, before the 20th gestational week). b. Almost every woman has experienced blood clots during her menstruation, but Miscarriage occurs in 10 - 20 % of the women who know they are pregnant. c.
The major causes of the appearance of blood clots during menstruation includes: sedentary lifestyle, cervix disorders, disturbance of the hormonal balance, presence of polyps in the uterus, uterine fibroids, low hemoglobin, and vitamin surplus in the body while the common reasons for a miscarriage are genetic and chromosomal embryonic abnormalities, intake of toxic substances, alcohol consumption, smoking, diseases of the mother and structural features of the uterus or cervix. d. Blood clots appear under ultrasound scan as black areas of uniform red blood clumps while Miscarriage appears under ultrasound scan as white areas of the discharged grayish tissue parts with blood clots.