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what are my chances of conceiving twins after a mirena extraction and there is a chance that my generation on my father side has twins

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Same as usual: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) would not have any effect on your chances of having twins. The presence of twins in the family may have a very small effe ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good : It happens a lot. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
8-10%: I have read ranges from 5 up to 10 percent, but most of the literature I have read says around 8+%.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Twins: Folic acid intake and diet will not optimize chance of twins.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Cross your fingers: The frequency of natural twinning is between 1-2%. Use of fertility medications can increase that chance up to 25%, but its considered medically inapp ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Twins are riskier: Humans normally have one baby at a time. Having twins is not exactly normal, and carries added risks to the babies and the woman, on top of the risks ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: All the stuff you'll read online is fantasy or less.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience in Urogynecology
Yes: Any of the medications used to promote ovulation such as clomid, (clomiphene) follistim, etc. Increase the risk of multiple (twins, triplets, etc) ges ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Diet irrelevant: Your diet may affect your chances for pregnancy in certain situations, but it would be unlikely to affect your chances for twins. The normal incidence ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
1-3%: The average incidence of spontaneously conceived twins is 1%; with family history, it could be slightly higher. Other parameters to consider include r ... Read More
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