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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hello! im 20 years old and i had my first pregnancy that ended in miscarriage. about 4-5 days ago i was told that i was pregnant 4 weeks,next day i had a miscarriage. what could cause that? i dont have any illness and i have regular periods,my weig?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
there are many causes for spontaneous miscarriage. Pl see your Gyn or a fertility specialist who will find the reason. Once found and treated you will carry your preg. to term. Good luck.
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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Many "first pregnancies" miscarry without most women's awareness, as they occur very early in pregnancy, and probably are caused by immunological rejection of the "foreign" protein of the pregnancy. Although other causes of miscarriage can occur with subsequent pregnancies, protection against immunologic rejection is usually acquired after the first miscarriage.
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Last updated Nov 17, 2021


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