Miscarriage, also known as abortion or pregnancy loss, is the death of the unborn baby inside the mother's womb. The reasons may vary from genetic to maternal infection. It mostly occurs in the early weeks of gestation.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. I am trying to conceive for almost a year. In this time, I have had three miscarriages at 4 weeks, 6 weeks and 5 weeks respectively. With my last pregnancy, I was also on Baby Aspirin 75 mg and Progesterone 400 mg. But, it did not make any difference. I have b... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the MRI picture attached (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it does not appear to be an arcuate uterus. Arcuate uterus generally has fundal depression from outside. It neither appears to be a septum. Just ostia are deep seated giving appearance o... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, At first, I ended up with miscarriage in 8 months. It was a natural one when the baby movement got less and I was unable to determine. Then, after eight months I conceived. That also ended with a miscarriage in a month's time. I have gone through D and C. Now, I have been trying to concei... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Three months is a short duration for conception to occur. Chance of pregnancy after trying for six months is 70 %. You can safely try naturally for another six months. There is very less likely to be any pathology preventing pregnancy. If conception does not occur in ano... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My wife and I had sex one and a half months ago. We used the withdrawal method for contraception. After four weeks, she showed all the pregnancy symptoms including delayed period. Five weeks after the intercourse, she had heavy bleeding and it continued for four days. I think it was a ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A negative pregnancy test rules out pregnancy. But, to be safe, you can get a serum beta hCG test done. A negative result will rule out any possibility of pregnancy. All the pregnancy symptoms can occur in the case of pregnancy in tubes, called as ectopic pregnancy... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My hCG level is not doubling. What can be the reason? A week back it was 250 and now it is 423. Is this abnormal? Please suggest. Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 30 years old and according to LMP, I am 9 weeks and 6 days pregnant now. I had three previous miscarriages (two chemical pregnancies and one at 5-6 weeks). This pregnancy has been really well until a few days ago. Last week I had an ultrasound and the heart rate was 173. That night, ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you are experiencing come under category of threatened abortion. The clinical diagnosis of threatened abortion is presumed when a bloody vaginal discharge or bleeding appears through a closed cervical during the first half of pregnancy. Risk of threatened a... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old woman with a history of recurrent miscarriages (3 losses, all in 5-6 weeks). I was recently diagnosed with Grave's disease (I had overt hyperthyroidism with my last miscarriage). Now my levels are in check. I had APS, ANA and thrombophilia panels, all perfect except... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your estradiol level appears to be fine if pregnancy happened naturally (that is not through treatment like ovarian stimulation). Though studies associate low estradiol levels with viability, the association is indirect (indirectly indicating defective egg formation/fol... Read Full »