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Doctor insights on: Pregnancy Problems Due To Double Uterus

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Could low progesterone or a hormonal imbalance cause a missed miscarriage where the baby stops developing early?

Could low progesterone or a hormonal imbalance cause a missed miscarriage where the baby stops developing early?

Very sort of: "hormonal imbalance" is not a cause of miscarriage, although bad endocrine disease (e.g., poorly controlled diabetes) can be - sometimes. Low Progesterone or luteal phase defect is very very sometimes a cause of miscarriage, but usually the baby doesn't develop too slowly, rather it develops normally and is lost with bleeding and cramping. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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How could an inverted/tilted uterus cause problems with conception?

How could an inverted/tilted uterus cause problems with conception?

It doesn't: A verted or tilted uterus is just a variant of normal; there are no fertility problems associated with this. That's old folklore, nothing more. ...Read more

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Can working out cause a miscarriage in early pregnancy ?

Can working out cause a miscarriage in early pregnancy ?

No: There is no medical data indicating that routine exercise causes miscarriage. That being said, avoid activities that could cause injury to the abdomen or hard falls, stay well hydrated, and don't exercise to the point of overheating/exhaustion. ...Read more

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Can a tilted uterus cause problems in a pregnancy?

Can a tilted uterus cause problems in a pregnancy?

Not really: a retroverted uterus can sometimes cause some lower back pain during pregancy- just the way your anatomy is- not dangerous. ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal  bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Not usually: Fibroids are more likely to cause pain than bleeding in pregnancy. Other causes of bleeding such as a placenta too close to your cervix, bleeding from your placenta, a shortening cervix or cervical infection would be more common and need to be eliminated as the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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Dose a tilted uterus cause fertility problems when trying to have a baby?

Dose a tilted uterus cause fertility problems when trying to have a baby?

Not Really: At least 20% of women have tilted uterus like you. There is no scientific proof that tilted(retroverted) uterus will cause fertility problem. ...Read more

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Why do abortions cause problems with implantation of the embryo in the uterus?

Why do abortions cause problems with implantation of the embryo in the uterus?

Backwards: An abortion occurs after an embryo implants. Most abortions do not prevent future implantation. The situation that can be a problem is an incomplete abortion with retained products of conception and a late d&c. Then scar tissue can form in the uterine cavity. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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Cramps after embryo transfer can lead to positive pregnancy or it is the symptom of Ivf failure?

Cramps after embryo transfer can lead to positive pregnancy or it is the symptom of Ivf failure?

Be optimistic: It is neither one, it is an "occupational hazard;" in other words it happens all the time. it doe snot predict at all whether the ET was successful. Think positive, please follow all your doctor's instructions, and good luck with your pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Does early pregnacy cause a uterus to tilt?

Does early pregnacy cause a uterus to tilt?

How early?: It could, but likely wouldn't, especially early. A tilted uterus is not abnormal, not is it a sign of pregnancy. If you can be more specific, we might give a more helpful answer. ...Read more

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Can taking bcp lead to problems in pregnancy and miscarriages in the future?

Can taking bcp lead to problems in pregnancy and miscarriages in the future?

No: Birth control pills do not affect fertility. Your fertility is based on your genetics and age. Your ability to conceive decreases with age, therefore the longer you prevent conception, the more difficult it can be to conceive. ...Read more

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Can too many ultrasound during pregnancy cause damage to the fetus?

Can too many ultrasound during pregnancy cause damage to the fetus?

No: Ultrasound exam does not harm the fetus. Be aware that every test has a margin of error. The more times you do a test the more likely there will be an error which will lead to more unnecessary tests. Be sparing in your use of imaging. ...Read more

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Can taking diet pills while trying to get pregnant or in early pregnancy cause harm to the baby, or cause problems trying to concive?

Can taking diet pills while trying to get pregnant or in early pregnancy cause harm to the baby, or cause problems trying to concive?

Yes: Whenever you are actually trying to get pregnant, it is important not to take any medication (over-the-counter or prescription) without checking with your doctor. Some very common medicines can have adverse affects during pregnancy. It is better to be safe and avoid unnecessary medications at this time. ...Read more

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Had miscarriage at 42, 1st pregnancy. Could the hormonal changes from the pregnancy induce menopause in any way?

Had miscarriage at 42, 1st pregnancy. Could the hormonal changes from the pregnancy induce menopause in any way?

Not at all: Sorry about the miscarriage. No neither pregnancy nor menopause influences the other: endocrinological (hormonally) you can almost think of them as opposite ends of the same situation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Would thyroid issues such as, hypothyrism, increase the chance of having abnormalties or birth defects to my pregency?

Would thyroid issues  such as, hypothyrism, increase the chance of having abnormalties or birth defects to my pregency?

Can endanger pregnan: Hypothyroidism can certainly endanger your pregnancy and lead to miscarriage or fetal compromise. The fetus depends upon your thyroid for the first 8-12 weeks. Make sure your thyroid level is normalized with brand name T4 replacement, and do it before you become pregnant. Check level during pregnancy as replacement needs can change significantly while pregnant. ...Read more

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Could it take longer to see pregnancy through transvaginal ultrasound in case of having twin pregnancy ?

Could it take longer to see pregnancy through transvaginal ultrasound in case of having twin pregnancy ?

No : Having a twin pregnancy would have no impact on when you could see it via ultrasound. A pregnancy can usually be seen 6-7 weeks after your last period. ...Read more

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Can cervix insufficiency be the cause of first trimester miscarriage?

Can cervix insufficiency be the cause of first trimester miscarriage?

#2 cause of repeats: The # 1 cause of firs trimester loss are genetic and chromosomal incompatibilities. The # 1 cause of 2nd trimester pregnancy losses would be incompetent cervix. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more