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Why do women under 20 or over 40 years of age have a higher risk of a hydatidiform mole?

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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology

In brief: Molar pregnancy

The egg of a woman <18 or >40 is less genetically stable.
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In brief: Molar pregnancy

The egg of a woman <18 or >40 is less genetically stable.
More errors in duplication occur.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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Dr. Kevin O'neil
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Molar pregnancy

Being younger or older is a risk factor for a molar pregnancy.
One of the causes of a molar pregnancy is dispermy, or the fertilization of the egg by two sperm. Perhaps the eggs of younger or older women are more susceptible to this happening. This is my opinion.

In brief: Molar pregnancy

Being younger or older is a risk factor for a molar pregnancy.
One of the causes of a molar pregnancy is dispermy, or the fertilization of the egg by two sperm. Perhaps the eggs of younger or older women are more susceptible to this happening. This is my opinion.
Dr. Kevin O'neil
Dr. Kevin O'neil
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