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Can you please describe my risk of miscarriage at 8 weeks right a possible uterine septum?

Can you please describe my risk of miscarriage at 8 weeks right a possible uterine septum?

See below: Uterine septum do increase the risk of miscarriages, but at the same time women who have septums can carry a pregnancy to full term. A , lot has to do with the degree and severity of the septum and the second with the location of the fertilized egg within the uterine cvity. ...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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I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages . Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently ? Pls suges

I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages . Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently ? Pls suges

High ptt: There are many causes of miscarriage. A high ptt is something that should be investigated among other things for general health, not only miscarriage. The reasons for high PTT can be autoimmune disease, liver disease, including hepatitis or other liver infection or infestation. This is something that should be looked at by your doctor or a hematologist. ...Read more

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Why do I keep having miscarriages?

Why do I keep having miscarriages?

Various disorders: Recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as 2 losses any time during a pregnancy. Factors can range from hormonal, anatomical, to hematologic clotting disorders. A majority of these factors can be corrected to have a successful pregnancy outcome. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of miscarriages?

What is the incidence of miscarriages?

12 %: Miscarriage happens in 1 in 8 pregnancies. The most common cause of miscarriages is chromosomal abnormalities like down's syndrome. There are many other causes including birth defects, infections, hormone problems or abnormalities of the mother's uterus. ...Read more

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PLEASE HELP? AM I MISCARRYING AT 5 WEEKS?

Need information: Need more information to give answer In addition, if this is a possibility, you should be seen by your DR for evaluation ...Read more

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Why have i miscarried my baby at 5 months ?

Why have i miscarried my baby  at 5 months ?

So very sorry,: I am so sorry for your loss, and wish i could give you an exact answer. Without knowing all of the details, i can only offer possibilities. That time frame is when something called an incompetent cervix can cause losses. It can be due to weakness of the cervix from weak collagen, or previous surgery on the cervix that left it weak. If the baby died, then your doctor had to induce labor, other cau. ...Read more

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Can you feel something if you've miscarried?

Can you feel something if you've miscarried?

Miscarriage: You may no longer feel "pregnant." when you pass tissue you may feel bleeding and you usually feel crampy abdominal pain as you pass tissue. ...Read more

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What are the causes of miscarriages in a woman?

What are the causes of miscarriages in a woman?

Chromosomes/ age #1: The most likely cause of first trimester miscarriages is chromosomal abnormality in the fetus. This is true for all ages but is a higher percentage as the woman's age increases over 35. This is usually a random chance event when the egg and sperm meet. Other causes are hormonal imbalance, infections, uterine abnormalities - fibroids, septum, scarring, and less often immune or clotting factors. ...Read more

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I've had numerous miscarriages. Could there be something wrong?

I've had numerous miscarriages.  Could there be something wrong?

Yes see a specialist: A woman who's had two or more miscarriages needs testing to look for a cause, by a rei specialist if trying to conceive or by an ob/gyn if pregnant now. Possible causes include autoimmune conditions like antiphospholipid antibodies, blood clotting disorders, low egg supply, problems in the uterus like fibroids or a uterine septum, hormonal problems, male or female genetic problems. Get checked out. ...Read more

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Just had a miscarried today would I need a d&c? I was only six weeks.

Just had a miscarried today would I need a d&c? I was only six weeks.

Maybe: If you have passed everything, have minimal cramping, and more importantly, minimal bleeding, you do not. However, if your bleeding is uncontrollable, you will need a d&c. ...Read more

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What is a miscarriage?

Pregnancy loss: Most typically mean a loss of living pregnancy during the first or second trimester. Some also consider a stillbirth in the 3rd trimester a miscarriage.Sometimes the body expels the entire pregnancy with bleeding, at other times the fetus remains in the uterus and is only detected by ultrasound or absence of the fetal heart tones. Consult your md if you have these signs. ...Read more

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What causes miscarriage?

What causes miscarriage?

Usually: It is because there is something wrong with the baby. About 20% of conceptions are miscarried. Most are early. Later ones might be because there is something wrong with the cervix or placenta. Some happen without the knowledge of the woman even knowing it or that they were pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes a miscarriage?

What causes a miscarriage?

Myths ; Facts: There can be different causes at different stages, but most are not anyone's fault nor are they reasons to think it will happen again. Here is a really helpful website: http://www.Parents.Com/pregnancy/complications/miscarriage/causes-miscarriage/ congratulations ; best wishes. ...Read more

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What cause a miscarriage ?

Many causes: there have been books written. The most common reason is the baby never developed of did not develop properly. ...Read more

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How do I have a miscarriage ?

How do I have a miscarriage ?

Talk w/gynecologist: If you are pregnant but don't want to be, please discuss with your gynecologist. Please do not try to induce a miscarriage on your own. If you don't have such a physician, you can go to a planned parenthood clinic to get information and help. ...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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Miscarriage without symptoms?

Yes: Many women had miscarried without even noticing they were pregnant. If your period gets irregular might need a D&C to remove residual issues in uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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