Recurrent Miscarriages

Recurrent miscarriage, otherwise called fetal loss syndrome, is when a woman loses two or more consecutive pregnancies. The common causes are hormonal imbalance, genetic, chromosomal disorders, and platelet defects.

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What causes recurrent miscarriages?

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 conce...  Read Full »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 anoth...  Read Full »

What causes recurrent miscarriages?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. I have been trying to conceive for the past one year but I got two miscarriages as early between seventh week of pregnancy. My doctor told me to do torch profile after second miscarriage where I was reactive for anti CMV, IgM and IgG as well as positive for anti HSV-...  Read Full »

Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Torch profile is done when there are recurrent early miscarriages. This is basically a test for infection caused by toxoplasma, rubella, CMV (cytomegalovirus), and herpes simplex virus. Your test report shows that your antibodies are positive for CMV and HSV. But ...  Read Full »

Will low estradiol levels cause recurrent miscarriages?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a miscarriage two months ago resulting in a Dand C at 10 weeks. I am now pregnant (4 weeks and 3 days) and taking 400 mg Progesterone suppositories once per day due to low progesterone levels both in the last pregnancy and in the weeks leading up to the confirmation of this pre...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw your concern. The normal levels of estradiol in early pregnancy can vary from 188 to 2400 pmol/ l. Similarly, progesterone can vary from 12 to 90 nmol/l. HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) has doubled, which happens only in a healthy growing fetus with good tr...  Read Full »

Which uterine abnormality is responsible for my miscarriages, arcuate or bicornuate uterus?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to get a third opinion in regard to categorizing which uterine abnormality I possess. The initial doctor said it is arcuate. My current doctor thinks it is bicornuate but I am going to do a 3D ultrasound in the middle of my next cycle to get a better idea. I have MRI and...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Having gone through the MRI pelvis and hysteroscopy pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is evident that you have a bicornuate uterus with a single cervical opening and it is not a septate uterus or an arcuate uterus. Two different horns of u...  Read Full »

Is heterogeneous endometrium the cause for my abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, I have suspected abortion at 10 weeks and 6 days with heavy bleeding yesterday. I have my TVS ultrasound today and it shows heterogeneous endometrium. Is it fine?  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the report attachments. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Based on your dates, if your gestational age is 10+6weeks, and if you had heavy bleeding, most likely it indicates an abortion wherein the product of conception have been expelled...  Read Full »

What is the chance of miscarriage with positive toxoplasma IgG?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has a history of two earlier miscarriages which occurred during the first trimester in the first month. We consulted a local gynecologist and the problem turned up to be high toxoplasmic infection reading was IgG 82. She received Rovamycin Forte for three months along with o...  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to We consider toxoplasmosis when IgM are positive, it meas the person has an active infection. When IgG are positive, it means you are protected from future infection. Your wife is in her first week of pregnancy, so spotting is a common finding due to implantation. Vomi...  Read Full »

Is cervical stitch mandatory to prevent miscarriage in amniotic fluid leakage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a query regarding my current pregnancy. I had a miscarriage last year at my 16th week due to amniotic fluid leakage, the doctor could not tell the reason for it. And now I am pregnant again with 16 weeks too and this time my doctor suggested me to consider cervical suture as m...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not think twice. It is better you get a cervical stitch done. Considering your history and present cervical length, it would be better if you go for cervical suture. Obviously, as the gestation increases the cervical length would shorten up more. The cut off is ...  Read Full »

Where my miscarriages due to Progesterone injection?

Query: Hai... past underwent 3 miscarriages after taking inj.progestrone. 2 were chemical pregnancy and 1 is sac was formed but miscarriage happened. now I am having the pregnancy symptoms my last LMP was on 40 days back.   Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Based on your obstetric history , it is necessary to evaluate the cause for your recurrent miscarriages. But please don't be disheartened if sometimes no cause is found which happens quite a lot of times. Dear, Progesterone injection will never cause miscarriages as prog...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for continuous missed abortion and IUGR?

Query: Hello doctor, I am married for over three years. In these three years, I had five miscarriages. First three times I had miscarriages in the second and third month (due to missed heart beat of the baby) then in the fourth time I had the termination of pregnancy in the sixth month (due to low amniot...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Learning from your history, you are a case of recurrent pregnancy loss with three continuous abortions (missed abortion) in the first three pregnancies but you had a fourth naturally conceived pregnancy which lasted for six months and was terminated for severe IUGR (...  Read Full »

I am 22-years-old and had two miscarriages in one year. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22-year-old female, weight 55 kg, height is 5.6, all reports are normal but two miscarriages in one year. Why?  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the I suggest you rule out diabetes and thyroid issue first by random blood sugar estimation and serum TSH estimation for primary workup. If both these investigation within range than rule out the pelvic inflammatory disease by ultrasonography examination. Your pelvi...  Read Full »

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