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What causes miscarriages?

What causes miscarriages?

See Web MD link: The following link has good information on miscarriages and their causes. You can copy and paste it into your web browser. http://www.webmd.com/infertility-and-reproduction/guide/pregnancy-miscarriage. ...Read more

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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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What causes miscarriages?

What causes miscarriages?

Lots of things: There are too many causes to list here. Sometimes, the problem is with the fetus-this cannot be controlled. Sometime there are problems with hormones, blood flow to the baby, problems with the placenta, problems with the womb, etc. if you have had multiple miscarriages on OB specialist such as a reproductive endocrinologist might be helpful. ...Read more

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What causes miscarriages ?

What causes miscarriages ?

Nature: As a young lady it is probably a natural occurrence. Vaginal, uterine and fallopian tube infections and issues are the issues. See google to do some home work. See your doctor for a complete pelvic exam and infection work up. ...Read more

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What things causes miscarriages?

What things causes miscarriages?

Many things: Making a human being is very complicated. Sometimes something goes wrong. When your body recognizes the problem, you have a miscarriage. One of the most common problems is a genetic abnormality in the growing embryo. Other causes are recreational drug use, toxin exposure, trauma, maternal illness, infection...Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the causes of miscarriages?

What are the causes of miscarriages?

Genetic usually.: Most early pregnancy failures are due to abnormal dna of the conceptus. Other causes include sle (lupus), antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, uterine anomalies, thyroid disorders and fetal anatomical defects. ...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 have had 3 miscarriages in a row. What could be the cause of this?

You need to : Have a detailed and frank talk with your on about this topic. Sometimes there are identifiable causes and sometimes not. ...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 can cause multiple miscarriages?

What can cause multiple miscarriages?

Many possibilities : There are many causes of multiple miscarriages including age, genetic issues, uterine pathology to name a few. If you would like an answer more specific to your history please consult with us. ...Read more

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How does blue cohosh cause miscarriages?

How does blue cohosh cause miscarriages?

Causes contractions: Wisdom says: avoid this in most all cases. There are certainly some who know how to make good use of ancient herbal therapies, but very few. This is powerful stuff and quite toxic. Action is complex, but vaso-constriction is part of it. It induces labor regardless of the readiness of the fetus. Steer clear or be prepared for facing a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Is it possible that abortions cause miscarriages?

Is it possible that abortions cause miscarriages?

An abortion: by medication should not cause future miscarriages. An uncomplicated surgical abortion should not cause future miscarriages. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the pill cause miscarriages?

I was wondering does the pill cause miscarriages?

Neither: oral contraceptives nor emergency contraceptives cause pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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Can not eating enough nutrients cause miscarriages?

Can not eating enough nutrients cause miscarriages?

Unlikely: The human reproductive system is quite effective at getting a fetus the nutrients it needs to develop. Women conceive, even in times of shortage and famine. Obviously there can be problems for baby if, say, Folic Acid is insufficient, namely, neural tube defects. Having said that, nutrition isn't a major cause for miscarriage. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

Miscarriage: NSAIDS double your risk of miscarriage by interfering with the hormonal support. These are drugs like motrin and aleve. Most OTC drugs have not been formally studied, ask your doctor if you are concerned. Aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are considered safe. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause miscarriages besides stress?

What are some things that can cause miscarriages besides stress?

Many things possible: Any woman may have a miscarriage, as a normal part of life. If a woman has recurrent miscarriages, there are some known causes (other than bad luck) such as genetic disorders (like a chromosomal abnormality), autoimmune causes (like anti-phospholipid syndrome), anatomic causes (such as a malformed uterus), and environmental causes (like smoking). ...Read more

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Is there something that could cause multiple miscarriages after already having one child?

Is there something that could cause multiple miscarriages after already having one child?

Many causes possible: Many possible causes of miscarriage exist. You have more chance of another success than multiple miscarriages with no child. With 2 or more miscarriages we look for low egg supply, uterine problems like polyps or fibroids, abnormal antibodies, blood clotting disorders, hormonal problems. Genetic tests if needed. See a reproductive endocrinology/ infertility (rei) specialist for tests & treatment. ...Read more

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My sister is 25 years old she miscarried twice suddenly all tests are fine but her antithrombin percent is 66% is it the cause?

My sister is 25 years old she miscarried twice suddenly all tests are fine but her antithrombin percent is 66% is it the cause?

Miscarriage: I'm assuming you are talking about an Antithrombin 3 level. It sounds like she is being evaluated for lupus or lupus like conditions, which can lead to more poor pregnancy outcomes. She probably needs to have her provider go over the entire work up with her to see if anything is concerning. ...Read more