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 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 »

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 »

I had thrombophilia panel test as I had two miscarriages. Do I need any treatment to get pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 36-year-old female. I had two chemical pregnancies this year, and I am childless. Due to my age, I decided to investigate more. The thrombophilia panel test results recommended me to see a hematologist. I have positive results (heterozygous) for MTHFR C677T, PAI 4G by 5G, AGT M235T,...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamal Kant Sahu

Answer: Hi,Welcome to have reviewed your case. It seems that you had two miscarriages. So, you have to know a little detail about your condition and to understand thrombophilia. The risk of abortion is none to minimal in normal pregnancy whereas intermediate and high in heterozygous and homozy...  Read Full »

I am a 37-year-old and have experienced two spontaneous miscarriages. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old and has no children but have been for 2 years. I have had experienced two spontaneous miscarriages, seven weeks and 12 weeks, and two chemical pregnancy. We did reproductive check, and both of us are normal. What can we do now? Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Have some healthy precautions and tips and try again with hope. I would suggest the following: Have healthy diet, daily exercise and yoga to have balanced BMI (body mass index). Include recreational activities like swiming ,painting ,...  Read Full »

I have had two miscarriages at ten weeks and the second one at 14 weeks. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had two miscariages at ten weeks and the second one at 14 weeeks. Why? Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Females with some thrombophilic abnormalities or coagulation disorder aborts naturally. Similarly if you have been suffering from any chronic disease like diabetes also can cause miscarriages. So have strict attention on your health get t...  Read Full »

I have an 11-year-old son and had two miscarriages at an interval of five years each. Please help me to conceive.

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 reasonable to look into arcuate uterus for miscarriage?

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 »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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

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...  Read Full »

I had two miscarriages within two months. What could be the reason for this?

Query: Hello doctor, I got married seven months back. I had my first pregnancy two months before. I had some bleeding in the beginning. After six weeks, the doctor said the baby was not growing, and an abortion had to be done. The abortion was done surgically, and after a month, I conceived. I had a scan,...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Any hormonal disturbance like thyroid abnormalities, diabetes, congenital and genetic issues in conception, and infections can cause miscarriage. Have a complete check-up and treatment of any health issue before planning for the subsequent pregnancy. It is recommende...  Read Full »

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