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Doctor insights on: Things That Could Cause A Miscarriage

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What type of things could easily cause a miscarriage?

What type of things could easily cause a miscarriage?

Fetal Loss: Please don't consider attempting a self- abortion through any means. It is just too much a risk. If you are pregnant or fear you are pregnant -would let your parents or guardians know so that they can help you out. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...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 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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What are things that would cause you to have a miscarriage?

What are things that would cause you to have a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Most are result of chromosome problems which make it difficult for fetus to survive. Other causes are alcohol/drug abuse, environmental toxins, hormone probles, infection, obesity, smoking, diabetes in mother, immune system problems, problems with mother's reproductive organs. ...Read more

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What things to stay away from that may cause a miscarriage?

What things to stay away from that may cause a miscarriage?

Common sense things: Avoid smoking, alcohol, drugs obviously. If you are in an abusive relationship it is important to leave as quickly and safely as possible. Other than that, regular good healthy living ideas apply. Most miscarriages are not caused by anything the pregnant woman did or could have prevented. ...Read more

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If you had an autoimmune issue or other things that cause recurrent miscarriage would you know without testing. Are there clear symptoms?

Not necessarily: The usual approach is to look for underlying causes if there has been a second miscarriage. The major diseases for which testing should be done are the clotting disorders such as antiphospholipid antibodies as well as others. Miscarriages may be the only clinical symptom of these disorders. ...Read more

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Can Lifting heavy things while pregnant hurt the baby in third trimester ? Will it cause early labor or miscarriage/still birth?

Can Lifting heavy things while pregnant hurt the baby in third trimester ? Will it cause early labor or miscarriage/still birth?

Generally safe : In general lifting objects does not cause problems for pregnancy but obviously if something is too heavy for you or makes you uncomfortable then it should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it true that stress, fright, and other emotional distress could cause a miscarriage?

Is it true that stress, fright, and other emotional distress could cause a miscarriage?

Posible but unlikely: While extreme and severe physical and mental stress may contribute to pregnancy loss, the more common day-to-day stress is unlikely to result in pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a miscarriage from straining to poop i've already had 4 miscarriages so i was just concerned I am almost a month late and I am getting constipated and having to stain so i just wanted to know if straining could cause a miscarriage

I : I am so sorry that you have gone through four miscarriages. No, straining will not cause a miscarriage, but if you are having painful periods you could use a glycerin suppository to help. Or you can also go to a pharmacy and ask for a safe stool softener, telling the pharmacist that you are pregnant. Good luck to you with this pregnancy. ...Read more

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If a corpus luteum cyst ruptures in early pregnancy, does it cause progesterone levels to drop where it could cause a miscarriage?

If a corpus luteum cyst ruptures in early pregnancy, does it cause progesterone levels to drop where it could cause a miscarriage?

Hard to determine: You need to be closely monitored by an OB. Pregnancy outcome is determined by several factors affecting the body simultaneously and misinterpreting the process may bring unnecessary stress. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is 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 an elective interrupted ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Spontaneous Abortion (Definition)

Spontaneous abortion is also known as Pregnancy loss. Spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous death of a growing fetus. It is also ...Read more