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Does Duphaston prevent miscarriage?

Does Duphaston prevent miscarriage?

Progesterone: Yes but there is caution in its use. Go to http://doctor.Ndtv.Com/faq/ndtv/fid/11234/what_is_the_role_of_duphaston_in_pregnancy.Html. ...Read more

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Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences a loss of a pregnancy, typically prior ...Read more


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Can hCG prevent abortion?

Can hCG prevent abortion?

Possibly: Hcg can stimulate more Progesterone production. In some protocols HCG is used to support the pregnancy by elevating Progesterone levels from the ovaries. ...Read more

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Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

No.: Most women have at least one miscarriage during their reproductive life. You should have normal fertility and ability to carry a healthy pregnancy to term. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily before conception. ...Read more

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Could ovulation inducing drugs prevent blighted ovum?

Could ovulation inducing drugs prevent blighted ovum?

Potentially: Most miscarriages including blighted ova are genetic and cannot be prevented. A small portion of miscarriages are related to problems with ovulation and may be prevented through the use of fertility drugs. ...Read more

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Is male douching effective at preventing pregnancy?

Is male douching effective at preventing pregnancy?

No: What exactly do you mean by "male douching". A douche is a vaginal clean out so not sure what you mean. Patricio c. Gargollo assistant professor, pediatric urology director, pediatric urology robotic and minimally invasive surgery childrens medical center dallas 214-456-0646 www.Childrens.Com. ...Read more

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Does taking Progesterone suppositories early in pregnancy help prevent a miscarriage?

Does taking Progesterone suppositories early in pregnancy help prevent a miscarriage?

Sometimes: In some women, repeated miscarriages are caused by a lack of progesterone in early pregnancy. These women can often carry the pregnancy if they are given progesterone supplementation such as progesterone suppositories. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does a past eptopic pregnancy effect the chances of future pregnancies?

Does a past eptopic pregnancy effect the chances of future pregnancies?

Yes: An ectopic pregnancy is associated with a blocked or damaged fallopian tube. Many women with this problem are unable to conceive because there is no way for the egg to travel from the ovary to the uterus. ...Read more

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Dr. Is it true that after 1st pregnancy miscarriage there is a chances of having twins in next pregnancy? Taking folic acid increases twins chances?

Dr. Is it true that after 1st pregnancy miscarriage there is a chances of having twins in next pregnancy? Taking folic acid increases twins chances?

No evidence: I had never heard this but searched and found many forums where people said they had heard this, but I could find NO research that shows this is actually true and can not think of why it would be. I did find a study showing women who got pregnant within 6 months of miscarriage had better outcomes. Folic acid does not increase chance of twins but decreases chance of miscarriage & birth defects. ...Read more

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Will folic acid prevent Lamotrigine causing birth defects during pregnancy?

Will folic acid prevent Lamotrigine causing birth defects during pregnancy?

Lamictal is FDA: Pregnancy Category C. It would not be safe to assume that use of Folic Acid would be protective for potential side effects related to lamictal. ...Read more

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Is Ginette 35 effective for preventing pregnancy?

Is Ginette 35 effective for preventing pregnancy?

Ginette 35: Ginette 35 =ethinyloestradiol + cyproterone acetate. It is antiandrogen & protects against pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

90-95%: Condoms are 90-95% effective, especially if a spermicide is used with the condoms. That means if 100 women use condoms for a year 5-10 of them will get pregnant. However if nothing is used 80 will get pregnant, so it is better than nothing. ...Read more

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Can crinone delay possible miscarriage at8 weeks pregnant ?

Can crinone delay possible miscarriage at8 weeks pregnant ?

Possible: Progesterone support can delay signs of miscarriage such as bleeding. However, if ultrasound shows viability at 8 weeks, is is reassuring. ...Read more

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Terms delivery odds for high risk pregnancy?

Terms delivery odds for high risk pregnancy?

Depends: Need more information of what you mean by high risk pregancy. The problem is needed to give odds. ...Read more

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How effective is progesterone in pill form at preventing pregnancy?

How effective is progesterone in pill form at preventing pregnancy?

Not very: Real Progesterone (as opposed to the artificial Progesterone like drugs found in birth control pills) is not a reliable contraceptive and is often used to help reduce miscarriage risks. ...Read more

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How good is depo-provera at preventing pregnancy?

How good is depo-provera at preventing pregnancy?

98%: It is 98% effective. The 2% who conceive are generally due to not taking the subsequent injections on time. ...Read more

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Chances of successful pregnancy after 2 miscarriages and neonatal death?

Chances of successful pregnancy after 2 miscarriages and neonatal death?

Depends: The chances of a successful pregnancy would depend on the reasons for the miscarriages and the neonatal death. Miscarriages are relatively common, but when a women has multiple miscarriages, that can indicate and underlying medical/genetic condition that may make it more difficult to have a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more