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A 31-year-old female asked:

Am 14 weeks pregnant.is it safe to masturbate and have orgasm at this stage?had missed miscarriage at 9.5 weeks before.can orgasm cause miscarriage?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Miscarriage: Under normal circumstances having an orgasm will not cause a miscarriage. However, because if your previous miscarriage I would discuss the problem with your obstetrician
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