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Will Not Eating Cause A Miscarriage
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
Would not eating at all cause a miscarriage? I just found out that my bf (23) and I (22) might be pregnant but we don't want the child now (school)
First of all, please do not attempt to injure yourself or negatively impact your health. It is very unlikely to get the outcome you desire, and will just make you sick.
If you've had intercourse in the past three days and are worried that you could become pregnant, you may wish to consult a care provider about emergency contraception now.
If you're confirmed pregnant, see an OB care provider. ...Read more
Hello, I'm really young and found out that I'm pregnant. Idk what to do. I was wondering if not eating, like at all, cause a miscarriage.
No: Even if you are violently ill from a food, there is no evidence that it leads to a miscarriage. However if you continue to eat the food which causes you problem in absorbing essential nutrients and vitamins (as in gluten intolerance), then you would have less success in the pregnancy. ...Read more
I always crave eating oranges and have just been told that too much can cause a miscarriage. How so?
Can eating of very hot food or drinking of hot tea prevent implantation of the fetus or cause early miscarriage? Thank you.
No: Neither one. I hope that's good news! ...Read more
What could cause excessive hunger? Like feeling very hungry an hour after eating? Miscarriage 3 mo's ago. Not currently preg.
Hunger: These may be due dysregulation of Insulin levels and glycemic index foods ie if only eat toast in morning or a donut absorbed quickly, stomach empty Insulin levels up. Did you have gestational diabetes? Talk to your dr. About this. A good history- details why when what where help him determine what tests. Maybe pre diabetic which may start 15 yrs before manifests as problem is in post meal glucose/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
19 weeks pregnant and been eating microwave popcorn a few times a week. Someone said the lining in the bag could cause miscarriage or damage to baby. Is this true? I never heard this before.
Not likely: The main risk is from inhaling diacetyl fumes and most who got sick did so through occupational exposure. Many manufacturers have since removed diacetyl from their microwave popcorn. You can make your own microwave popcorn by putting plain kernels in a clean brown paper lunch bag, fold the top over a few times, and heat on the popcorn setting of your microwave. Add melted butter if you like. ...Read more
Tsh is 0.75, have hot flashes on left arm, chest, heart beats fast after eating. Is this hyperthyroidism? Did it cause my 2 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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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