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Can femara (letrozole) cause a miscarriage?

Can femara (letrozole) cause a miscarriage?

Danger to fetus: Femara (letrozole) is used to treat breast cancer in women who have gone through menopause. It should not be used in women who are or will become pregnant. It has a category x rating which means that it is contraindicated during pregnancy as animal studies have shown toxicity to the developing embryo (baby). It acts to decrease the level of estrogen and that might lead to miscarriage. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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Been having pregnancy like symptoms. Took femara (letrozole) about 3 weeks ago, had blood test for progesterone day 21 level, came back. 4 and had ultrasound done which said I ovulated. Could I be pregnant, be having ectopic pregnancy, or miscarrying?

Been having pregnancy like symptoms. Took femara (letrozole) about 3 weeks ago, had blood test for progesterone day 21 level, came back. 4 and had ultrasound done which said I ovulated. Could I be pregnant, be having ectopic pregnancy, or miscarrying?

See your physician: Have a bhcg quantatative done, not bhcg qualatative. It would be good to see what your bhcg number is to determine if you are pregnant.

Most home preganancy tests are qualatative which tells you if you are pregnant or not.

A quantatative test will provide a "number" to indicate "how much" of a product is produced. ...Read more

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What can cause multiple miscarriages?

What can cause multiple miscarriages?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of multiple miscarriages including age, genetic issues, uterine pathology to name a few. If you would like an answer more specific to your history please consult with us. ...Read more

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Can not eating enough nutrients cause miscarriages?

Can not eating enough nutrients cause miscarriages?

Unlikely: The human reproductive system is quite effective at getting a fetus the nutrients it needs to develop. Women conceive, even in times of shortage and famine. Obviously there can be problems for baby if, say, Folic Acid is insufficient, namely, neural tube defects. Having said that, nutrition isn't a major cause for miscarriage. ...Read more

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I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didn't have any complications w/ my ab.

I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didn't have any complications w/ my ab.

What do you mean?: I think you are asking if having elective abortions in the past increases the risk of having a miscarriage. Elective abortions do not increase the risk of miscarriage in the future ...Read more

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How do I cause a miscarriage?

How do I cause a miscarriage?

It would be very: Dangerous to try to cause your own abortion. Recommend that you consult with your physician, your gynecologist or a family planning clinic to learn all of your options. ...Read more

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How do I cause a miscarriage?

How do I cause a miscarriage?

Hold on....: Women have died for centuries in their attempts to end their pregnancy. This is the very reason that good, safe and easy processes are in place to help you end your pregnancy. There are dedicated professionals, even in the uk, who are ready to assist you and also to protect your health and your life. Please seek out health care for this. ...Read more

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What will cause a miscarriage?

What will cause a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: It is thought that most early miscarriages are caused by a one-off problem with the chromosomes of the developing baby (fetus) in the womb. Such genetic mistakes become more common when the mother is older - that is, over 35 years old. There is greater risk of having a miscarriage if you Smoke, drink too much alcohol, Use recreational drugs, have certain medical conditions or infections. ...Read more

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Could shock cause a miscarriage?

Could shock cause a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: The most common cause of miscarriage is a chromosomally abnormal fetus. If the mother had profound cardiovascular shock and nearly died, a miscarriage might occur. But it is very hard to lose a normal pregnancy it that way. "shock" meaning a psychological stress does not cause a miscarriage. ...Read more

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Would an overdose cause a miscarriage?

Yes it could: It would depend on the medication, but definitely some medications are associated with increased risk for miscarriage. ...Read more

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Does bellyflopping cause a miscarriage?

Does bellyflopping cause a miscarriage?

Belly flopping: No. Absolutely not. If you want to end your pregnancy please get real healthcare so that your health and your future are not harmed. There are people waiting to help you at place like your family clinic or planned parenthood! ...Read more

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How do I cause a miscarriage at 18weeks?

How do I cause a miscarriage at 18weeks?

Baby fetus growing: That's a big baby fetus already, maybe 5-6 inches in size. Don't want to destroy baby fetuses that size unless there is an enormously important reason such as a big birth defect, a case of rape, or the mother's health is endangered by pregnancy. Women in the US are free to ask their doctors about surgical abortions. One's Ob-Gyn doctor can help with the decision, as this is a major life decision. ...Read more

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Ex lax cause miscarriage?

Ex lax cause miscarriage?

Probably not: Anything is possible, but I highly doubt that exlax causes miscarriage. If you have trouble with pregnancy or chronic constipation, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can running cause miscarriage?

Can running cause miscarriage?

No it can't: Regular exercise is safe and encouraged during pregnancy. We have had elite athletes in our practice, one who even ran a marathon at 7 months of pregnancy. That being said, be smart, keep to your usual routine, and keep yourself well hydrated. Finally consult with your OB to make sure you don't have any high risk issues that would make running inappropriate. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: It is common to assume that mental stress can cause a miscarriage, but there is no evidence to support that. Women who do miscarry are inherently stressed, but that does not cause the miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can vinegar cause a miscarriage?

Can vinegar cause a miscarriage?

No: I have never heard of it. Were did u get this information from? ...Read more

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Can caffeine cause a miscarriage?

Can caffeine cause a miscarriage?

Yes...: Women who consumed 200 milligrams or more of caffeine each day (about two cups of regular coffee or five 12-ounce cans of caffeinated soda) had twice the miscarriage risk as those who didn't have any, according to a new study by kaiser permanente in the american journal of obstetrics and gynecology.
http://www. Parents. Com/pregnancy/complications/miscarriage/causes-miscarriage/. ...Read more

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Could mercury cause a miscarriage?

Maybe: Mercury (and the biologic form methylmercury) can be very toxic to a pregnancy and cause abnormalities and miscarriage. On the other hand, it is relatively difficult to come in contact with it these days unless you eat a bunch of fish (or certain types of fish: shark, king mackerel, tilefish, swordfish). If you broke a thermometer and touched mercury, that wouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more