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Risk Of Losing Pregnancy (Overview)

Pregnancy loss before the 22nd week is called a miscarriage. Most miscarriages are caused by chromosome problems that make it impossible for the baby to develop. Usually, these problems are unrelated to the mother or father's genes.


Risk Of Losing Pregnancy (Overview)

Pregnancy loss before the 22nd week is called a miscarriage. Most miscarriages are caused by chromosome problems that make it impossible for the baby to develop. Usually, these problems are unrelated to the mother or father's genes.


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Could masturbation increase risk of pregnancy?

Could masturbation increase risk of pregnancy?

No: Essentially all males and a majority of females enjoy their bodies by themselves after they have reached puberty. It isn't going to increase or decrease the likelihood of conception for either sex. ...Read more

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Question about risk of pregnancy and clotting factors?

Question about risk of pregnancy and clotting factors?

Some increased risk: In pregnancy there is an increased risk for clots often depends on underlying genetic tendencies of the mom to be but there is some increased risk especially if underlying medical conditions like diabetes and obesity are present as well. ...Read more

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Does high birth weight pregnancy increase the risk for diabetes later in life?

Does high birth weight pregnancy increase the risk for diabetes later in life?

YES!: Birth weight over 4 kilos or 9 lb increases the likelihood that the mother will develop overt diabetes outside of pregnancy. Diet and exercise to decrease your weight for height can avert this dire complication. ...Read more

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What are the risks of a high risk pregnancy from antiphospholipid?

What are the risks of a high risk pregnancy from antiphospholipid?

APLAs: The presence of aplas or antiphospholipid antibodies increases the risk of fetal growth retardation and fetal death in utero. They also increase the risk of deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary emboli, and arterial thrombosis. Women who have aplas are usually treated with anticoagulants, for example lovenox, (enoxaparin) during and after the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Risk of pregnancy during ovulation, age 35?

Risk of pregnancy during ovulation, age 35?

Possible: Generally, 25% of women get pregnant on the first attempt, 30% at the end of 3 attempts, 60% at the end of 6 attempts, 80% at the end of 9 attempts and 85% at the end of a year. The remaining 15%, by definition, are infertile and should consider seeing their gyn or a infertility specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the major risk factors during teenage pregnancy?

What are the major risk factors during teenage pregnancy?

See below: Depression is one risk for teenage pregnancy. The young mother, may not feel prepared, and there maybe a lack of support from family members, and friends. The teenage mother will have to learn how to juggle motherhood and school. ...Read more

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Whats the risk of vomiting during pregnancy?

Whats the risk of vomiting during pregnancy?

Variable: Nausea is very common with vomiting less common during early pregnancy. If vomiting persists to the point weight loss occurs, that can become an issue during pregnancy. The easiest treatment if vitamin b6 and unisom twice daily both available otc. Unisom, of course, can make you drowsy. ...Read more

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Can tiredness low the risk of pregnancy ?

Can tiredness  low the risk of pregnancy ?

Explain: I don't understand. Are you asking whether tiredness if a feature of pregnancy, or whether tiredness can lower your chance of pregnancy, or whether tiredness can interfere with a normal pregnancy? You need to clarify or check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

What are the chances of having cholestasis of pregnancy in consecutive pregnancies?

70% recurrance risk: Recurrance risk for cholestasis of pregnancy can be as high as 70% in subsequent pregnancies. There is no current therapy to lessen the risk or prevent those recurrances. ...Read more

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Sudden weight gain, absence of period, high blood pressure. Pregnant toxemic?

Sudden weight gain, absence of period, high blood pressure. Pregnant toxemic?

Can be a start of...: Weight gain and absence of periods are signs of pregnancy. Hypertension of pregnancy is common but not necessarily toxic. Toxemia of pregnancy involves hypertention, protein in urine, leg edema, and in severe cases liver trouble, seizure etc..Which require emergency care. I would consult doc for eval as soon as feasible. Check a hpt for quick result! good luck. ...Read more

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What is risk of being born 8 wk early?

What is risk of being born 8 wk early?

Breathing issues: 32 week gestations are very well cared for these days by nicu trained physicians and nurses. Typical problems due to prematurity include temporary breathing and feeding problems that are usually outgrown in the first few weeks of ICU care. There is a slight increased risk of infection during this period as well. ...Read more

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Can ectopic pregnancy at risk of hiv?

Can ectopic pregnancy at risk of hiv?

Unclear question: Ectopic pregnancy is not a risk factor for HIV HIV is not a risk factor for ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting gestational diabetes in first pregnancy?

What are the chances of getting gestational diabetes in first pregnancy?

Other risk factors: Risk factors for gestational diabetes include your weight, your age, your and your parents history of diabetes/abnormal blood sugars, and your ethnicity. Also there are other diseases, which if you have a history of, are directly associated with diabetes themselves. ...Read more

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Can use of IUD increase risk of later miscarriage?

Can use of IUD increase risk of later miscarriage?

No: Recent studies show that iud use (with currently available approved iuds) isnot related to later miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can estrogen increase your chances of becoming pregnant?

Can estrogen increase your chances of becoming pregnant?

If it is too low: At age 48 you need to be seeing an infertilty specailist as you probably do not ovulate and if u do you may have poor quality eggs and other problems, you window is closing so if u want pg do not delay. ...Read more

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Why does Gestational Diabetes increase the risk of stillbirth?

Why does Gestational Diabetes increase the risk of stillbirth?

Abnormal glucose: The same reasons that produce Diabetic coma in adults. The elevated blood glucose going to the fetus causes metabolic changes that can result in death. ...Read more

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What is the ideal weight of twins in week 12 of pregnancy?

What is the ideal weight of twins in week 12 of pregnancy?

Why do you ask? : Twins and singletons do not have different growth curves at 12 weeks of pregnancy. All embryos should in fact be measured with crown-rump length in centimeters and not weight in grams. Normal crl is 5.4 cm. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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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