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What does progesterone suppositories in early pregnancy?does it makes cervix higher? and by how many times it decreases the chance of misscariage?

What does progesterone suppositories in early pregnancy?does it makes cervix higher? and by how many times it decreases the chance of misscariage?

Progesterone: is produced by the Corpus luteum early in pregnancy to keep the fertilized egg implanted in the uterus and growing, around 12 weeks this function is taken over by the placenta. So suppositories early in pregnancy supplement for low progesterone to prevent miscarriages. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Can the use of progesterone suppositories in early pregnancy cause light pink spotting and lower abdominal pressure?

Can the use of progesterone suppositories in early pregnancy cause light pink spotting and lower abdominal pressure?

Yes: Place the suppository no further than one fingerjoint or approximately an inch and a half into the vaginal canal and no further. Placing it too far can irritate the cervix and also cause cramping and a fullness feeling along with spotting. ...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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Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppository cause light spotting and cramping during early pregnancy, around 5.5 weeks?

Can progesterone suppository cause light spotting and cramping during early pregnancy, around 5.5 weeks?

Yes: It may sometimes cause some vaginal irritation that may result in bleeding. You should still follow up with your OB to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppositories damage pregnancy?

No: There are literally millions of pregnancy exposures with no evidence of any damage. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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


Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more