A 33-year-old member asked:
What causes molar pregnancies?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Abnormal pregnancy: Molar pregnancies are when the placenta overgrows and takes over. There may or may not be a fetus or embryo present. They are caused by abnormal genetics. Normally the sperm contributes half the genetic material. If the sperm contributes most or all of it, a molar pregnancy occurs.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
What is a molar pregnancy? What causes it?
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Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Failed pregnancy: It is a misformed conception and damaged baby. Does not bode well for having a baby.
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Last updated Apr 26, 2014
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