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A 36-year-old member asked:

I am suffering from repeated missed abortion for 2 times. i am trying to understand what is the root?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Many causes: The most common cause of first trimester abortions is chromosomal abnormalities. Mother nature has a very rigid system in place that makes sure that even the tiniest issues early on lead to termination of pregnancy. You will need an OB - gyn evaluate you for causes including advanced age, prior hx of stds, underlying medical conditions, etc.
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Missed abortion: At 43, sometimes the ovary (corpus luteum) does not produce enough progesterone to support the pregnancy, and the pregnancy stops. Adding progesterone from the onset of confirmed pregnancy and continuing until the 12-14th week may prevent a missed abortion.
Last updated Dec 12, 2018

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