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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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Is it possible to conceive after two miscarriages?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 38 years old, having one boy of 11 years and two miscarriages after him with intervals of 5 years. Now I want to conceive. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your age is already 38, and now you should be vigilant to take precautions, a healthy lifestyle, and better physical activities to ha...  Read Full »

Is it risky to conceive if Rubella IgG tests were reactive?

Query: Hello doctor, I had three miscarriages. I did TORCH test twice. Now that I went to my doctor she told me not to get pregnant since my rubella IgG tests came out to be reactive. In the first TORCH test, my rubella IgG value was 65.1. In the second TORCH test, my rubella IgG value was 277. I did the s...  Read Full »

Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry. With recurrent miscarriage, you do not require to go for TORCH test as it is responsible for sporadic losses and not a recurrent one. Have you been immunized against rubella in childhood by receiving MMR at 16 to 18 months? The levels of 277 suggest...  Read Full »

How long should I wait before terminating the pregnancy for a blighted ovum?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 7 weeks pregnant according to my last LMP. I got a scan on the sixth of this month, which showed 5 weeks and 5 days pregnancy, gestational sac 8.5mm, no fetus pole, and yolk sac. My doctor said we will repeat the scan after a week and will terminate the pregnancy. This is my second ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I am sorry for the previous loss. This time again it does not look very promising. Usually, by six weeks of pregnancy, fetal heart beat should be seen on the scan. Either the baby is not yet 6 weeks, so what the doctor said is right, you wait for a week. If the baby is h...  Read Full »

Will low estradiol levels cause recurrent miscarriages?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a miscarriage two months ago resulting in a D and 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 preg...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya A Ramasamy

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 »

What is the chance of normal pregnancy or risk of miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am now seven weeks pregnant. The issue is my hCG at 18 DPO was 664, and then at 22 DPO was 2002, and then a week after the last measure, it was 3900 (different lab). It has not doubled properly. I had a scan at 6 weeks 3 days approx. and fetus measuring around 5 mm with HR of 120, was t...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is a good chance that you may continue the pregnancy, simply because the initial doubling of hCG from 664 to 2002 was evident and indicated adequate placentation. Ideally, the serum beta hCG levels should rise by 63 to 65 % in 46 hours. So, as can be seen, that ...  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

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+6 weeks, and if you had heavy bleeding, most likely it indicates an abortion wherein the product of conception have been expelle...  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. Now I am pregnant again with 16 weeks too and this time my doctor suggested me to consider cervical suture as my cerv...  Read Full »

Dr. Vidya A Ramasamy

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 25...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to quit using meth if I found out I was pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I have secondary dysmenorrhea and have miscarried twice before finding out this time I was pregnant. I have been using meth now. I feel bad and think I am a horrible person. I want to wean off the drug, but part of me is wondering if I quit both times I found out, this time I still use...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to All these drugs such as cocaine, alcohol, methamphetamine have their psychosocial side effect as well as harmful long-term effects on the body. They are just temporary anxiety relieving drugs, not only directly affect brain, bones, reproductive system, mental and phy...  Read Full »

What do positive lupus anticoagulants indicate in the first test of antiphospholipid syndrome?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been told my first test of antiphospholipid syndrome shows positive lupus anticoagulants. What does that mean for someone with no symptoms? I took Articaine and Phenylephrine the day before the test. Can an overdose cause the test to be faulty? I had four miscarriages so f...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have a history of four recurrent miscarriages and the cause for that seems to be an antiphospholipid syndrome. Because of thrombosis secondary to the antiphospholipid syndrome, miscarriage occurred. If you are on anticoagulant medication, then it could be a false...  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

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 »

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