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Miscarriage

Miscarriage: Introduction

Miscarriage: Symptoms related to miscarriage or stillbirth. See detailed information below for a list of 285 causes of Miscarriage, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Miscarriage:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Miscarriage. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Miscarriage

Home medical tests possibly related to Miscarriage:

Causes of Types of Miscarriage:

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Miscarriage: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Miscarriage, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Miscarriage Treatments

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Stories from Users for Miscarriage

Real-life user stories relating to Miscarriage:

Message Boards for Miscarriage

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Miscarriage or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Miscarriage:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Miscarriage. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Blood pressure and pulse (to detect shock from blood loss)
    • Palpate the abdomen to feel the size of the uterus and feel for any tenderness
    • Vaginal examination looking for any bleeding coming through the opening of the cervix, looking for patency of the cervical opening (indicating that a miscarriage is inevitable) and looking for products of conception in the cervical opening or vagina
    • If movement of the cervix with the examining hand causes significant pain must consider ectopic pregnancy
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Miscarriage: Animations

Medications or substances causing Miscarriage:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Miscarriage as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Miscarriage: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Miscarriage may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Miscarriage

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Miscarriage. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Miscarriage: Deaths

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Miscarriage: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Miscarriage

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Miscarriage: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Miscarriage: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Miscarriage listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Miscarriage as a symptom include:

Definitions of Miscarriage:

The natural premature expulsion from the uterus of the products of conception, the embryo, or non-viable fetus.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A natural loss of the products of conception
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Organs affected by Miscarriage:

The list of organs typically affected by Miscarriage may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Miscarriage

The list below shows some of the causes of Miscarriage mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Miscarriage?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Miscarriage. Of the 285 causes of Miscarriage that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 5 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 10 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 9 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 268 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Miscarriage:

The following list of conditions have 'Miscarriage' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Miscarriage:

The following list of medical conditions have Miscarriage or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Miscarriage Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Miscarriage based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Miscarriage?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Miscarriage, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Miscarriage:

    Abortion, missed, Embryo loss, Recurrent abortion, Spontaneous abortion
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Miscarriage:

    Subtypes of Miscarriage:

    Stillbirth (268 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Miscarriage:

    Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Birth symptoms (874 causes), Fetal symptoms (205 causes)

    Symptoms related to Miscarriage:

    Prematurity, Pregnancy (699 causes), Ectopic pregnancy (15 causes), Fetal heart malformations, Fetal chromosomal faults, Placenta abnormality, Pelvic inflammatory disease (28 causes), Salpingitis, Gonorrhea (2 causes), Uterine malformations, Cervical malformations, Overactive thyroid gland, Pituitary gland disorders, Uncontrolled diabetes

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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    Medical News summaries about Miscarriage

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