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What are the reasons for early miscarriage? thyroid can be a reason for miscarriage?

What are the reasons for early miscarriage? thyroid can be a reason for miscarriage?

Yes: Yes, hyper and hypo-thyroidism can be a cause of miscarriage. Unlikely cause, but definitely within the realm of possibility. The most common cause of 99% of all first trimester miscarriages is going to be chromosomal abnormalities, embryos that just aren't compatible with life. If you have untreated thryoid disease, though, make sure you get it treated before having unprotected sex ...Read more

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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For what different medical reasons may a women be late for a period?

For what different medical reasons may a women be late for a period?

Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the possible reasons for a missed period, besides pregnancy?

What is the possible reasons for a missed period, besides pregnancy?

Anovulation: If you missed a period and your pregnancy test came back negative, then you most likely had an anovulatory cycle, meaning your ovaries didn't release an egg. This happens from time to time but if consistent, see your doctor because you may have a hormonal imbalance. Consider a birth control consultation to regulate your periods and avoid unplanned pregnancy. Could also be the start of menopause . ...Read more

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Is it common to check for uterine cancer after a miscarriage?

Is it common to check for uterine cancer after a miscarriage?

Yes and no: Uterine cancers are not very common in women of childbearing age. But good doctors will rule out everything including cancer during care for a miscarriage. There is a rare cancer of miscarriage (molar & choriocarcinoma) which your pathologist will rule out in the miscarriage tissue. ...Read more

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For what different reasons a woman can miss a period?

For what different reasons a woman can miss a period?

Reasons: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are other reasons for a missing period besides a pregnancy?

What are other reasons for a missing period besides a pregnancy?

Many: A delayed/ missed period can be caused by many things including medications, illnesses such as thyroid disease, pituitary tumors, diabetes/ insulin resistance, adrenal problems,or polycystic ovarian syndrome,or lifestyle issues such as stress, weight loss or gain, a great deal of exercise, or changes in your schedule. Hope this is of some help. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for skipping a period?

What are some reasons for skipping a period?

Skipping period: Probably the most common is pregnancy. Birth control pills can do this and hormonal causes like over weight, ovarian cyst or thyroid problems. There are many normal people that do not have normal cycles and nothing can be found. ...Read more

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Which other reasons are there for getting a missed period?

Which other reasons are there for getting a missed period?

Many reasons!: Besides pregnancy, common causes for isolated missed periods in women with previously normal periods include: include perimenopause, premature ovarian failure (if under 40), polycystic ovary syndrome, endocrine abnormalities, medication side effects, and prolonged high stress levels. If you miss more than a few, it's best to visit a gyn to figure out what's going on. ...Read more

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What other things could be a reason for a missed period besides pregnancy?

What other things could be a reason for a missed period besides pregnancy?

Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Reasons for a hystorectamy?

Reasons for a hystorectamy?

Many: The most common reasons for a hysterectomy are bleeding, pain, tumors, prolapse, and cancer. Now for the fun part... This can be done vaginally, abdominally, laparoscopically assisted or total laparoscopic, or robotic. If there's cancer, a radical procedure is needed, taking more adjacent tissue & lymph nodes for staging purposes. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is reasons for a late period, besides pregnancy?

A late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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In addition to pregnancy, what are some reasons for a delayed/or even missed period?

Delayed/ missed: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can be the reason for a missed period other than pregnancy?

What can be the reason for a missed period other than pregnancy?

Missed period: By far the most common is stress, which disrupts the normal cycling of hormones. Other conditions include blockage due to scarring at the opening of the uterus, certain autoimmune disorders which attack either the ovary or the pituitary, certain pituitary tumors, obesity, anorexia nervosa, and marathon running (all interfere with hormone levels). ...Read more

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What are all possible reasons for a missed period?

Please make an appt : To see your gyn , so your gyn can explain that to you, #1 reason if u are sexually active is pregnancy - normal or abnormal, also could be due to hormone imbalance and other problems , your gyn can do an evaluation and then rec something to start your perios. ...Read more

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Is depression common after suffering a miscarriage?

Is depression common after suffering a miscarriage?

Yes --it's a loss: Depression is common after suffering a miscarriage. Miscarriage is a loss and whenever we suffer losses, we usually need time to grief and process the events. I would recommend talking to your doctor and asking for a referral for someone who specializes in helping woman after miscarriage. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for missing a period besides pregnancy?

Missed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is reasons for a late period besides pregnancy?

What is reasons for a late period besides pregnancy?

Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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After numerous miscarriages, could this be a sign of a bleeding disorder?

After numerous miscarriages, could this be a sign of a bleeding disorder?

Not commonly: There are many reasons why a pregnancy may miscarry. The most common reason is that there is some sort of genetic problem with the developing pregnancy. Patients with repetitive losses (more than 2 or 3) may benefit from additional evaluation of the uterus and certain hormonal, blood clotting, autoimmune, and parental genetic disorders. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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