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A 34-year-old female asked:

Miscarried at 4 wk due 2 low progesterone(pr).adviced 200mg prometrium (micronized progesterone) next cycle without prior blood pr check.how sure is tht next cycle hs low pr?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Miscarriages: Most miscarriages do not occur because of low Progesterone. Abnormal pregnancies destined to miscarry produce low Progesterone. Healthy pregnancies produce high Progesterone. Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is fine to take but it can not prevent miscarriage if at conception the pregnancy did not develop normally
Last updated Nov 2, 2014

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