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Dr. Gerard Honore
1,043 doctors shared insights

Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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I m 28 year female. trying to get pregnant from 5 months. sometimes masturbate. Does masturbate reduces chances of pregnancy. one miscarriage in past?

I m 28 year female. trying to get pregnant from 5 months. sometimes masturbate. Does masturbate reduces chances of pregnancy. one miscarriage  in past?

No effect: That you care to masturbate is actually a GOOD THING, a proxy for active hormonal status, which is also a function of your ovarian function (good). Masturbation does not decrease your chance of pregnancy and has nothing to do with miscarriage. Best of luck. Take prenatal vitamins if you're trying to conceive. ...Read more

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I am at my wits end after suffering with painful ovarian cysts for years. What more can be done? I am a 24 y/o female who has suffered painful ovarian cysts for the past 4 years. I have two children, and suffered one miscarriage before they were born.

I am at my wits end after suffering with painful ovarian cysts for years.  What more can be done? I am a 24 y/o female who has suffered painful ovarian cysts for the past 4 years.  I have two children, and suffered one miscarriage before they were born.

I : I understand your frustration. It sounds like you have failed all conservative treatment. Please discuss surgical options with your physician. You may also want to seek out a second opinion about other conservative treatments. Cysts are very painful and debilitating and i'm sorry you are going through this. ...Read more

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I'm 35 female, been having drenching night sweats that come and go for years could this be connected to why i recently miscarried on my 1st pregnancy?

I'm 35 female, been having drenching night sweats that come and go for years could this be connected to why i recently miscarried on my 1st pregnancy?

Uncertain: Unfortunately, miscarriages are common. So, this might not be related to anything, but your symptoms are intriguing and deserve a workup that would include a thorough review of your cycles and testing for thyroid disease and, if indicated based on the history of your cycles, testing of fsh and Estradiol levels. ...Read more

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Which thyroid disease causes a female to lack a menstrual cycle and have miscarriages?

Which thyroid disease causes a female to lack a menstrual cycle and have miscarriages?

All: Thyroid disease in general can affect the menstrual cycle and increase the risk of miscarriage. Hyperthyroidism more commonly does this than hypothyroidism but both can. The easy solution is to get the thyroid problem addressed and treated. ...Read more

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33yr female.2 daughters.Then 2 miscarriages.Blood tested for IgG,Lupus &Thyroid profile,all results within normal range.Is it safe to conceive again?

33yr female.2 daughters.Then 2 miscarriages.Blood tested for IgG,Lupus &Thyroid profile,all results within normal range.Is it safe to conceive again?

Conceive: Yes it is safe but a miscarriage may happen. The more you worry the more likely is a miscarriage. While waiting for a new baby enjoy your daughters as I am sure you do. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is 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 an elective interrupted ...Read more