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 Phenphedrine the day before the test. Can an overdose cause the test to be faulty? I had four miscarriages so far...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a history of four recurrent miscarriage and cause for that seems to be an antiphospholipid syndrome. Because of thrombosis secondary to antiphospholipid syndrome, miscarriage occurred. If you are on anticoagulant medication, then it could be a false result. But ...  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 icliniq.com. How are you doing? 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...  Read Full »

What can we do to have a healthy baby after my wife has had three miscarriages?

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing on behalf of my wife. She is 28 years old. She has PCOD. We have been trying for a baby for the past three and a half years. My wife conceived thrice, but all the times, the pregnancy got aborted in the second month. We have checked with infertility specialists in my area....  Read Full »


Dr. Sathawane Aparna Milchand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern regarding your wife's recurrent miscarriages.  She can take these measures in the next pregnancy if she had missed any in the previous ones: Start taking Folic Acid 5 mcg once a day and tablet Ecosprin (Aspirin) 75 mcg onc...  Read Full »

Kindly review my hormonal assay and give your opinion on my recurrent miscarriages.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 31-year-old female. I had miscarriages thrice in the past year. Kindly review the reports of my hormonal assay and let me know if anything is deranged. Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your hormonal assay reports, and all the results are within the normal range (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). If your menstrual cycles have been regular, and if you have been ovulating naturally during each cycl...  Read Full »

Does bleeding after a positive pregnancy test indicate a miscarriage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been trying to conceive for four months now. Last month, I got two positive pregnancy tests followed by some bleeding a week after the test. I bled for about a week. And this month, I also got three positive pregnancy tests. I got a positive test two days before my missed period...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? If you had bleeding, as in periods, then this is a fresh pregnancy. But, if that bleeding was minimal or just discharge, it is the same pregnancy continuing. All you can do is to get a serum beta hCG and repeat it after 48 hours. If this is a healthy p...  Read Full »

Where my miscarriages due to Progesterone injection?

Query: Hi doctor, I had three miscarriages after taking a Progesterone injection. The two miscarriages were chemical pregnancy and the other one was formed. But miscarriage happened. Now I am having pregnancy symptoms. My last menstrual period was 40 days back.   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your obstetric history, it is necessary to evaluate the cause of having a recurrent miscarriage. Progesterone injection will not cause any miscarriage as progesterone is the hormone necessary for the continuation of pregnancy and it acts as a support for pregna...  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 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 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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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. Vidya Prem

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. 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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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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