U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Canada
A 39-year-old female asked:

Can a heated argument cause a miscarriage...i was screaming and crying... i was stressing out....? i'm so worried

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
No: Stress can cause many things, but i doubt it causes a miscarriage.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Relax.: Stress and over the top arguments can hurt the pregnant female physiology and increase risk of fetal loss - although no reliable studies have address this in detail. Emotional and physical abuse probably account for a large number of pregnancy loss, preterm birth, abruption, small babies. Avoid all stress and depression throughout pregnancy and preconceptionally - to the extent possible.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Related questions

A 31-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 31-year-old female asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Dec 5, 2012
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.