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Big herbal pill taker, just found out I'm pregnant, what pills cause miscarriages? Going to stay away from them

Big herbal pill taker, just found out I'm pregnant, what pills cause miscarriages? Going to stay away from them

Medication check: the problem with naturopathic medication is that it is not well studied in the setting of pregnancy and so it is difficult to provide for you an answer. However,if you go see your doctor, bring in your medications so that they can be examined for any potential harm. You should be taking a prenatal vitamin. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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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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Can taking herbal medicine nd caffine cause miscarriage?

Can taking herbal medicine nd caffine cause miscarriage?

If you are hoping to: Lose a pregnancy -this is not safe. Please see your physician, your gynecologist or a family planning clinic. ...Read more

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Can herbal supplements make you have a miscarriage at 5 months?

Can herbal supplements make you have a miscarriage at 5 months?

Yes, however...: There are many herbs with the potential to induce a miscarriage. However, they are much more likely to do so in the first trimester. They could also induce premature labor in late pregnancy. At 5 months it is possible but less likely. See http://www.Localharvest.Org/blog/39774/tags/women & http://www.Localharvest.Org/blog/39774/tags/pregnant most of these are ok in small amounts (like cinnamon). ...Read more

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I'm miscarrying. Is there any herbal or natural remedies to ensure i expell all products of conception? Tips/advice? I do not want to have a d and c

I'm miscarrying. Is there any herbal or natural remedies to ensure i expell all products of conception? Tips/advice? I do not want to have a d and c

No: Best is to take ibuprofen, 600 mg every 6 to 8 hours. This will help with cramping and bleeding. You can always see doctor for rx for misoprostil as well. This medication helps to cause smooth muscle contractions and helps to contract uterus and expel products of conception. A lot of women use this to successfully avoid d;c. Good luck! ...Read more

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Had a natural miscarriage in oct and have had a normal cycle six weeks after and now I have on and off periods for five days very heavy came 10 day e?

Had a natural miscarriage in oct and have had a normal cycle six weeks after and now I have on and off periods for five days very heavy  came 10 day e?

Cycle after miscarry: After a miscarriage, the usual advice is to wait 3 months of cycling before trying again to make sure your body gets back to normal. This not unusual but I recommend that you review this with your doctor to make sure that all is well. You didn't describe the circumstances of your miscarriage so your dr would be able to make some sense out of this for you. ...Read more

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When do miscarriages occur?

When do miscarriages occur?

Anytime: Misacrriages can occur from hours after conception until hours before birth. ...Read more

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How can u tell if you miscarried?

How can u tell if you miscarried?

Varies: Sometimes it is obvious, many times it is not. Most women have some amount of bleeding during early pregnancy due to implantation and they may think they have (or are) miscarried. The best way to tell for sure is with an ultrasound and sometimes by following serial HCG levels in the blood. ...Read more

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How do I know if i miscarried or not ?

How do I know if i miscarried or not ?

You may not know: You can know you have miscarried if you pass and can recognize pregnancy tissue, or if you have a positive pregnancy test that becomes negative after heavy bleeding. Simple heavy bleeding does not necessarily mean you have miscarried. Your physician can also sometimes tell by exam or sonogram. ...Read more

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Are miscarriages common after the first?

Are miscarriages common after the first?

Good news: Miscarriage, unfortunately, is very common. The risk of a second miscarriage is no higher than the risk of the first, good luck! ...Read more

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How do I really know if I have miscarried?

Testing: Depending on the situation, we use blood beta-hcg hormone levels and/or ultrasounds to determine if a miscarriage has occurred. ...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