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What over-the-counter drugs can cause you to miscarry?

What over-the-counter drugs can cause you to miscarry?

Yes: The most common is Ibuprofen which causes the placenta to tear off from the uterus. Many over the counter drugs including cold remedies contain ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Miscarriage (Definition)

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 ...Read more


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Over the counter drugs that cause miscarriage?

Over the counter drugs that cause miscarriage?

None: In the United States. It's a very bad idea. Pregnancy termination, or abortion, is legal in all 50 United States but you need a doctor's help; it is extremely dangerous to try it yourself. ...Read more

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What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

What over-the-counter medicines cause miscarriages?

Miscarriage: NSAIDS double your risk of miscarriage by interfering with the hormonal support. These are drugs like motrin and aleve. Most OTC drugs have not been formally studied, ask your doctor if you are concerned. Aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are considered safe. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter medication to cause a miscarriage?

Are there any over-the-counter medication to cause a miscarriage?

No: Bad idea. See a doctor in person if you want to discuss this further. ...Read more

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Are their any over the counter medicines that cause miscarriage. Does taking Ibuprofen during the first few weeks cause miscarriage?

Are their any over the counter medicines that cause miscarriage. Does taking Ibuprofen during the first few weeks cause miscarriage?

33% of preg misc in: 1st trimester normally. To tease out just what causes them is a process of statistical inference! There is no data implying that ibuprofen causes miscarriage. In general, if you don't feel that you have to take a medicine then don't. Every action you take has its risks and its benefits. We believe that the risks to a pregnancy of taking ibuprofen are minimal and that it is safe to take.
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How does drug use cause miscarriage?

How does drug use cause miscarriage?

Two ways: Studies through vanderbilt university medical center have linked cannabis w ectopic pregnancy ; early miscarriages. Marijuana ^’s anadamide levels which prevents correct embryonic development ; can lead to miscarriage or the embryo may not make it’s way to the uterus ; instead implants in the fallopian tube. ...Read more

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Are there any otc medications that will cause a spontaneous miscarriage? I am under 5 weeks.

Are there any otc medications that will cause a spontaneous miscarriage? I am under 5 weeks.

Not over the counter: You are referring to medical abortion. These medications are not available over the counter. They require a prescription. Each state has slightly different guidelines and rules regarding medical abortion. ...Read more

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Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Can taking malaria drugs cause miscarriage?

Some: Some antimalrial drugs are not recommended for use during specific times in pregnancy due to the nature of risk to the fetus. ...Read more

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Can too much anti-malaria drug cause miscarriage?

Can too much anti-malaria drug cause miscarriage?

Yes,: A pregnant shouldn't as a general rule take no medication, illicit or not during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. One glass of wine with dinner not a problem. If there is a compelling need to use a drug, the benefit vs the risk must be weighed by a specialist (high-risk obstetrician). If your planning travelling to an endemic malaria part of the world---fagetaboutit, seriously! ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant, how to not cause a miscarriage? Besides drugs and alcohol.

8 weeks pregnant, how to not cause a miscarriage? Besides drugs and alcohol.

INTERESTING!: This is an interesting approach. The things to do for a healthy pregnancy are take prenatal vitamins eat healthy sleep healthy do not drink alcohol or caffeine. Do not smoke or do drugs. See you OB regularly and make sure any underlying illness are treated like diabetes or high blood pressure. What is your fear or concern about a miscarriage exactly? Good luck! ...Read more

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Does the acne drug Accutane cause a miscarriage?

Do not take: Accuatane is known to cause serious birth defects and should never be taken during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can diluting or dissolving drugs intended for parenteral injection cause infertility, if given after miscarriage?

Can diluting or dissolving drugs intended for parenteral injection cause infertility, if given after miscarriage?

I don't know: What you're asking. What drugs are you referring to and why would you dilute or dissolve them? How are they being administered. It sounds like you are making a very bad and even dangerous mistake by abusing medication in this way. ...Read more

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What can cause a miscarriage? The person I had intercourse with did drugs. .. Can that be the reason why? Or...Help please.

Genetic mutations: Most of the time miscarriages are caused by genetic mutations incompatible with life and are no one's fault. That being said, if you are trying for pregnancy, visit your family dr or OB-Gyn and start prenatal vitamins. Stop smoking, no drugs unless check with dr, no hot tubs or hot baths, no alcohol. Of course, it would be good if the father of your child didn't use illegal drugs. Chose carefully. ...Read more

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What can cause multiple miscarriages?

What can cause multiple miscarriages?

Many possibilities: There are many causes of multiple miscarriages including age, genetic issues, uterine pathology to name a few. If you would like an answer more specific to your history please consult with us. ...Read more

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How does blue cohosh cause miscarriages?

How does blue cohosh cause miscarriages?

Causes contractions: Wisdom says: avoid this in most all cases. There are certainly some who know how to make good use of ancient herbal therapies, but very few. This is powerful stuff and quite toxic. Action is complex, but vaso-constriction is part of it. It induces labor regardless of the readiness of the fetus. Steer clear or be prepared for facing a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Is it possible that abortions cause miscarriages?

Is it possible that abortions cause miscarriages?

An abortion: By medication should not cause future miscarriages. An uncomplicated surgical abortion should not cause future miscarriages. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the pill cause miscarriages?

I was wondering does the pill cause miscarriages?

Neither: Oral contraceptives nor emergency contraceptives cause pregnancy loss. ...Read more

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Can not eating enough nutrients cause miscarriages?

Can not eating enough nutrients cause miscarriages?

Unlikely: The human reproductive system is quite effective at getting a fetus the nutrients it needs to develop. Women conceive, even in times of shortage and famine. Obviously there can be problems for baby if, say, Folic Acid is insufficient, namely, neural tube defects. Having said that, nutrition isn't a major cause for miscarriage. ...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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Is there something that could cause multiple miscarriages after already having one child?

Is there something that could cause multiple miscarriages after already having one child?

Many causes possible: Many possible causes of miscarriage exist. You have more chance of another success than multiple miscarriages with no child. With 2 or more miscarriages we look for low egg supply, uterine problems like polyps or fibroids, abnormal antibodies, blood clotting disorders, hormonal problems. Genetic tests if needed. See a reproductive endocrinology/ infertility (rei) specialist for tests & treatment. ...Read more

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My sister is 25 years old she miscarried twice suddenly all tests are fine but her antithrombin percent is 66% is it the cause?

My sister is 25 years old she miscarried twice suddenly all tests are fine but her antithrombin percent is 66% is it the cause?

Miscarriage: I'm assuming you are talking about an Antithrombin 3 level. It sounds like she is being evaluated for lupus or lupus like conditions, which can lead to more poor pregnancy outcomes. She probably needs to have her provider go over the entire work up with her to see if anything is concerning. ...Read more

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I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didn't have any complications w/ my ab.

I had a total of 4abortions. 2 miscarriages. Are my abortions the cause of this happening? Didn't have any complications w/ my ab.

What do you mean?: I think you are asking if having elective abortions in the past increases the risk of having a miscarriage. Elective abortions do not increase the risk of miscarriage in the future ...Read more

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What list of tests could be helpful now (I'm going for my DnC in 3 days) & after the DnC that would help investigate the cause of 2 early miscarriages?

What list of tests could be helpful now (I'm going for my DnC in 3 days) & after the DnC that would help investigate the cause of 2 early miscarriages?

Miscarriages: The limit of what I can put in this response is not enough but I found a good link on the internet you can check out. Http://www. Mainlinefertility. Com/specialties/repetitive-miscarriage/ ...Read more

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Does ginger cause miscarriage?

Does ginger cause miscarriage?

Ginger: No, ginger is a safe herb and spice and will not cause miscarriage. ...Read more

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How can I quickly cause a miscarriage?

DO NOT: There is no safe and legal way to do this without a doctor's help in the US. Please do NOT experiment at home. Call a local gynecologist or a local Planned Parenthood for SAFE help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does Angelina sinensis cause miscarriage?

Does Angelina sinensis cause miscarriage?

Possibly: Medline Plus cites miscarriage as a potential adverse effect and recommends not taking the herb during pregnancy. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Can eating too little cause a miscarriage?

Can eating too little cause a miscarriage?

Not really: If you mean true starvation with significant weight-loss, then maybe. Otherwise, just eating lightly will not cause miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can taking 2 800mg a day cause a miscarriage?

What drug?: You do not say what drug you are talking about. Please re-ask the question. ...Read more

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Can there be a way to cause a safe miscarriage?

Can there be a way to cause a safe miscarriage?

Under medical care: There are medications available that will cause a miscarriage (a medical abortion) but sometimes they do not work. They should always be taken under medical supervision. You are otherwise risking your health and future fertility. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause of a miscarriage?

Genetic: Most miscarriages are due to genetic abnormalities in the fetus. ...Read more

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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

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I want to cause a miscarriage at 14weeks what can I do?

I want to cause a miscarriage at 14weeks what can I do?

Miscarriage: You are passed the first trimester, so initiating anything on your own, can be life threatening. Please get medical help. ...Read more

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Could cancer cause miscarriages if a woman is expecting?

Could cancer cause miscarriages if a woman is expecting?

Not necessarily: Cancer does not affect the pregnancy all that much unless it is far advanced and spread into vital organs. ...Read more

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I have had two miscarriages, can being underweight be the cause of them?

I have had two miscarriages, can being underweight be the cause of them?

Yes: Up to 70% increase in a study in 2006. But if you pay attention no nutrition, it will improve. ...Read more

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Can running cause miscarriage?

Can running cause miscarriage?

No it can't: Regular exercise is safe and encouraged during pregnancy. We have had elite athletes in our practice, one who even ran a marathon at 7 months of pregnancy. That being said, be smart, keep to your usual routine, and keep yourself well hydrated. Finally consult with your OB to make sure you don't have any high risk issues that would make running inappropriate. ...Read more

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Can stress cause a miscarriage?

Probably not: It is common to assume that mental stress can cause a miscarriage, but there is no evidence to support that. Women who do miscarry are inherently stressed, but that does not cause the miscarriage. ...Read more