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How to diagnose reason for early miscarriage? How can we prevent early miscarriage?

How to diagnose reason for early miscarriage? How can we prevent early miscarriage?

Not always possible: Most early miscarriages are due to pregnancies that are chromosomal abnormal and miscarry for a reason. If you have 2 or more miscarriages your fertility specialist or obgyn can do a work up to look for preventable causes. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

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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

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I am having an early miscarriage & the blood is bright red. A normal cycle is 2 days. I have been bleeding for 4 days & am anemic. Reason for worry?

I am having an early miscarriage & the blood is bright red. A normal cycle is 2 days. I have been bleeding for 4 days & am anemic. Reason for worry?

Not yet: What I need for you to do is to lie down for a while. If the bleeding continues I want you to call your doctor. If no response I think if the bleeding does not stop by lying down and your doctor doesn't answer then go to the ER. Let them know how many pads or tampons you are going through ...Read more

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Is my toxoplasma IgG antibodies result (0.10 negative), the reason I had an early miscarriage and a missed miscarriage this year? My obgyn says yes.

Is my toxoplasma IgG antibodies result (0.10 negative), the reason I had an early miscarriage and a missed miscarriage this year? My obgyn says yes.

No.: Your antibodies are negative - normal and cannot explain your adverse pregnancy outcomes. I am sorry for your losses and would recommend you take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily from now on to prevent recurrent miscarriages. Seek a second opinion by another obstetrician/gynecologist, if you like and best of luck! ...Read more

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What are signs of early miscarriage?

What are signs of early miscarriage?

Bleeding. . .: A positive pregnancy test with bleeding, particularly heavy bleeding with cramps, is most suggestive. If pregnancy symptoms like fatigue, urinary frequency, breast tenderness, nausea, and vomiting suddenly improve, or if none of those symptoms appear despite the positive pregnancy test, you should be suspicious. ...Read more

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ANY TABLETS TO AVOID EARLY MISCARRIAGE?

ANY TABLETS TO AVOID EARLY MISCARRIAGE?

Yes.: Depends if the reason for recurrent miscarriages is known or not. For instance if you have been diagnosed with short Luteal phase cycles you can use Progesterone supplements. ...Read more

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What are the signs of an early miscarriage?

What are the signs of an early miscarriage?

Several: Signs of an early miscarriage include your symptoms of pregnancy, like breast tenderness, fatigue, nausea, etc., going away. The more obvious signs are bleeding. There are some women that have little to no symptoms of pregnancy and everything is fine. Also, up to 23% of women bleed in early pregnancy, and again, everything can be fine. An ultrasound should be able to let you know things are ok. ...Read more

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Might eating little cause an early miscarriage?

No: Most miscarriages are caused by genetic abnormalities in the fetus. Not eating should not cause a miscarriage. ...Read more

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What are signs of an early miscarriage if older?

Same signs: The signs are generally the same, regardless of age. Cramping, bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the signs of an early miscarriage on scan?

What are the signs of an early miscarriage on scan?

See below: The ealiest signs are loss or lack of a fetal pole and collapse of hour-glassing of the gestational sac. ...Read more

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Found out today I've had an early miscarriage any advise?

Found out today I've had an early miscarriage any advise?

Get coagulation test: Get blood for factor v leiden, prothrombin gene, factor viii, factor xi, common causes of early placental insufficiency and miscarriage. Also, check with your obgyn for pelvic ultrasoun to be sure uterine anatomy is ok. Cjg. ...Read more

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1 week after an early miscarriage. How soon can we try for a baby?

1 week after an early miscarriage. How soon can we try for a baby?

6 to 8 weeks: Your body needs to replenish the blood and nutrients that were lost last week. Make sure you talk to your md at the 2 week post miscarriage checkup to be certain. ...Read more

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How will I know what does an early miscarriage look and feel like?

How will I know what does an early miscarriage look and feel like?

Bleeding and cramps: Usually a combination of some bleeding and cramping. It depends how far pregnant you are (the farther along the more severe the symptoms). ...Read more

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Think I may have had an early miscarriage how can I know for sure?

Obgyn evaluation: You need to see an Obgyn. If you are experiencing a miscarriage then your BHCG pregnancy hormone will be tested. A sonogram and a physical exam will most likely be done as well. If you had a positive pregnancy test followed by bleeding the prompt evaluation is warranted ...Read more

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Does NOT waiting months after an, early miscarriage. Increase my chances of miscarring again?

Does NOT waiting months after an, early miscarriage. Increase my chances of miscarring again?

It may: You need to give your body time to heal before you try again. It may be a while before you have your first period. I would recommend you have 2 normal periods before you try again. ...Read more

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I've got 2 kids and recently had an early miscarriage at 4 1/2weeks. I'm 32. Is there a higher chance of continued miscarriages now that I've had one?

Unlikely: Given that you have had 2 healthy pregnancies and only one miscarriage your chances of miscarriage are not significantly increased. Often people will say that your risk of miscarriage in any pregnancy is equal to your age. ...Read more

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If you're having an early miscarriage, how long does the bleeding last?

If you're having an early miscarriage, how long does the bleeding last?

Varies: The bleeding may last a few hours to a few days. Very heavy bleeding may require surgical treatment (a d;c). ...Read more

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What things in our control can be avoided to prevent early miscarriage?

Many: Reducing caffeine intake to 200 mg or less a day is helpful. Minimizing alcohol and extraneous medications seems helpful also. Recreational drugs obviously are a no-no. In addition making sure that your thyroid and your prolactin levels are normal. ...Read more

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For what length of time do most women bleed when they have a very early miscarriage?

For what length of time do most women bleed when they have a very early miscarriage?

Short to long: Can vary from a few days to several weeks: it depends alot on how 'far along' and how high the HCG level is when miscarriage happens. ...Read more

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I had an early miscarriage at 4.5 weeks, bled for approx 5 days. When should I expect to ovulate again (approximately?)

I had an early miscarriage at 4.5 weeks, bled for approx 5 days. When should I expect to ovulate again (approximately?)

Difficult to say: It is difficult to predict the next ovulation after a miscarriage or even term pregnancy. The first cycle after pregnancy is often unusual but it safe to say your period should come within 42-60 days. As for the ovulation date, roughly 14 days prior to the period. ...Read more

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Miscarriage question. Hey I have a quick question...My girlfriend is having sign and symptoms of what we believe is an early miscarriage. Some of the symptoms and signs she's having is bleeding, (which she says very from one moment it being light to one m

The: The most important thing to do if you have not already is to check a home pregnancy test. If you see any line in the positive section you should see your doctor for a blood test. Her symptoms could be from a miscarriage or from a pregnancy outside of the uterus called an ectopic pregnancy. This is a very dangerous condition. Upper abdominal pain can be a sign of a worsening condition. I would recommend doing a pregnancy test right away and if it is positive, calling your doctor right away. ...Read more

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What are the signs of early miscarriage of twins?

What are the signs of early miscarriage of twins?

Same: They are no different, but may occur slightly earlier. Most common symptom is cramping. ...Read more

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How do I calculate my ovulation days after an early miscarriage?

How do I calculate my ovulation days after an early miscarriage?

Can't: It is hard to do that right away. You need to see how early your ovulation and periods come back. That can vary between individuals. Usually after 1 month things go back to the way they were before being pregnant. ...Read more

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I had an early miscarriage 10/11 will I able to get pregnant again?

Absolutely: But your primary doc or ob/gyn will have to rule out and treat other underlying diseases, such as thyroid, pcos, clotting disorders, hormonal imbalances etc. ...Read more

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After having an early miscarriage does ones period become light for 3 months after?

After having an early miscarriage does ones period become light for 3 months after?

Sometimes: The nature of menstrual cycles can sometimes change after a full term delivery as well as after miscarriages. You should expect return of your usual cycles shortly. ...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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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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