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Dr. Seth Derman
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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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Is it true that vitamine c can have a miscarriage?

Is it true that vitamine c can have a miscarriage?

Please: Don't consider this. Attempting an abortion by this method requires using doses of substances that are also toxic to the mother. ...Read more

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I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages. Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently? Pls suges

I have ptt level high i.e 47 which is leading to miscarriages. Is there a way to reduce it and bring down to the normal level permanently? Pls suges

High ptt: There are many causes of miscarriage. A high ptt is something that should be investigated among other things for general health, not only miscarriage. The reasons for high PTT can be autoimmune disease, liver disease, including hepatitis or other liver infection or infestation. This is something that should be looked at by your doctor or a hematologist. ...Read more

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When is the latest I can get rhogam shot? I received one when I miscarried does that protect this baby too?

When is the latest I can get rhogam shot? I received one when I miscarried does that protect this baby too?

No it doesn't: Rhogam should be given to Rh negative ladies within 72 hours of any obstetric complication or fetomaternal hemorrhage risk, e.g. abortion, miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, CVS, amniocentesis. Prophylactic at 28 weeks pregnancy, and within 72 hours of delivery. One shot doesn't provide long lasting immunity, this is kind of passive not active immunization, as there is no microbe to immunize against ...Read more

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Why do I keep having miscarriages?

Why do I keep having miscarriages?

Various disorders: Recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as 2 losses any time during a pregnancy. Factors can range from hormonal, anatomical, to hematologic clotting disorders. A majority of these factors can be corrected to have a successful pregnancy outcome. ...Read more

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What is the incidence of miscarriages?

What is the incidence of miscarriages?

12 %: Miscarriage happens in 1 in 8 pregnancies. The most common cause of miscarriages is chromosomal abnormalities like down's syndrome. There are many other causes including birth defects, infections, hormone problems or abnormalities of the mother's uterus. ...Read more

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PLEASE HELP? AM I MISCARRYING AT 5 WEEKS?

Need information: Need more information to give answer
In addition, if this is a possibility, you should be seen by your DR for evaluation ...Read more

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Why have I miscarried my baby at 5 months?

Why have I miscarried my baby at 5 months?

So very sorry,: I am so sorry for your loss, and wish I could give you an exact answer. Without knowing all of the details, I can only offer possibilities. That time frame is when something called an incompetent cervix can cause losses. It can be due to weakness of the cervix from weak collagen, or previous surgery on the cervix that left it weak. If the baby died, then your doctor had to induce labor, other cau. ...Read more

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Can you feel something if you've miscarried?

Can you feel something if you've miscarried?

Miscarriage: You may no longer feel "pregnant." when you pass tissue you may feel bleeding and you usually feel crampy abdominal pain as you pass tissue. ...Read more

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What are the causes of miscarriages in a woman?

What are the causes of miscarriages in a woman?

Chromosomes/ age #1: The most likely cause of first trimester miscarriages is chromosomal abnormality in the fetus. This is true for all ages but is a higher percentage as the woman's age increases over 35. This is usually a random chance event when the egg and sperm meet. Other causes are hormonal imbalance, infections, uterine abnormalities - fibroids, septum, scarring, and less often immune or clotting factors. ...Read more

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I've had numerous miscarriages. Could there be something wrong?

I've had numerous miscarriages. Could there be something wrong?

Yes see a specialist: A woman who's had two or more miscarriages needs testing to look for a cause, by a rei specialist if trying to conceive or by an ob/gyn if pregnant now. Possible causes include autoimmune conditions like antiphospholipid antibodies, blood clotting disorders, low egg supply, problems in the uterus like fibroids or a uterine septum, hormonal problems, male or female genetic problems. Get checked out. ...Read more

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What percentage of miscarriages are "missed" miscarriages?

What percentage of miscarriages are "missed" miscarriages?

1 %: 1 % of all pregnancies will results in a missed abortion, also called missed miscarriage. ...Read more

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Just had a miscarried today would I need a d&c? I was only six weeks.

Just had a miscarried today would I need a d&c? I was only six weeks.

Maybe: If you have passed everything, have minimal cramping, and more importantly, minimal bleeding, you do not. However, if your bleeding is uncontrollable, you will need a d&c. ...Read more

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What is a miscarriage?

Pregnancy loss: Most typically mean a loss of living pregnancy during the first or second trimester. Some also consider a stillbirth in the 3rd trimester a miscarriage. Sometimes the body expels the entire pregnancy with bleeding, at other times the fetus remains in the uterus and is only detected by ultrasound or absence of the fetal heart tones. Consult your md if you have these signs. ...Read more

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What causes miscarriage?

What causes miscarriage?

Usually: It is because there is something wrong with the baby. About 20% of conceptions are miscarried. Most are early. Later ones might be because there is something wrong with the cervix or placenta. Some happen without the knowledge of the woman even knowing it or that they were pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes a miscarriage?

What causes a miscarriage?

Myths ; Facts: There can be different causes at different stages, but most are not anyone's fault nor are they reasons to think it will happen again. Here is a really helpful website: http://www. Parents. Com/pregnancy/complications/miscarriage/causes-miscarriage/
congratulations ; best wishes. ...Read more

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What cause a miscarriage?

What cause a miscarriage?

Many causes: There have been books written. The most common reason is the baby never developed of did not develop properly. ...Read more

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How do I have a miscarriage?

How do I have a miscarriage?

Talk w/gynecologist: If you are pregnant but don't want to be, please discuss with your gynecologist. Please do not try to induce a miscarriage on your own. If you don't have such a physician, you can go to a planned parenthood clinic to get information and help. ...Read more

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How do I cause a miscarriage?

How do I cause a miscarriage?

It would be very: Dangerous to try to cause your own abortion. Recommend that you consult with your physician, your gynecologist or a family planning clinic to learn all of your options. ...Read more

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Miscarriage without symptoms?

Yes: Many women had miscarried without even noticing they were pregnant. If your period gets irregular might need a D&C to remove residual issues in uterus. ...Read more

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How do I cause a miscarriage?

Hold on....: Women have died for centuries in their attempts to end their pregnancy. This is the very reason that good, safe and easy processes are in place to help you end your pregnancy. There are dedicated professionals, even in the uk, who are ready to assist you and also to protect your health and your life. Please seek out health care for this. ...Read more

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How does a miscarriage occur?

Tissue is passed: Miscarriage is a process in which tissue from the pregnancy is expelled from the uterus by contractions. ...Read more

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What are miscarriage symptoms?

Miscarriage: Symptoms of miscarriage can include vaginal bleeding, abdominal pain, pelvic cramps & back discomfort. ...Read more

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What will cause a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: It is thought that most early miscarriages are caused by a one-off problem with the chromosomes of the developing baby (fetus) in the womb. Such genetic mistakes become more common when the mother is older - that is, over 35 years old. There is greater risk of having a miscarriage if you Smoke, drink too much alcohol, Use recreational drugs, have certain medical conditions or infections. ...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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Why am I having a miscarriage?

So sorry: Sorry to hear of your pregnancy loss. Most early miscarriages are caused by the genes of the egg and sperm not creating a combination that works to form a baby. The body knows that this is not working and a miscarriage occurs. If this is your first miscarriage, you have no higher chance than anyone of it happening again. Talk with your doctor if bleeding is unusual or other concerns occur. ...Read more

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How can I purposely miscarriage?

How can I purposely miscarriage?

Medical abortion: You can contact your local planned parenthood and talk to them about medications to take to bring on a miscarriage. Be sure to talk this over with loving support people around you first. The decision to have an abortion is always emotionally loaded and may not be the right decision for you. ...Read more

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Could shock cause a miscarriage?

Could shock cause a miscarriage?

Miscarriage: The most common cause of miscarriage is a chromosomally abnormal fetus. If the mother had profound cardiovascular shock and nearly died, a miscarriage might occur. But it is very hard to lose a normal pregnancy it that way. "shock" meaning a psychological stress does not cause a miscarriage. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

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