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Causes of Miscarriage

Causes of Miscarriage (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Miscarriage that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Miscarriage: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Miscarriage, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Miscarriage:

Miscarriage: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Miscarriage: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Miscarriage as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Miscarriage as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Miscarriage. Our database lists the following as having Miscarriage as a complication of that condition:

Miscarriage as a symptom:

Conditions listing Miscarriage as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Miscarriage. Our database lists the following as having Miscarriage as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Miscarriage:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Miscarriage as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

What causes Miscarriage?

Causes: Miscarriage: May be caused by a fetal defect, problem with uterine environment, or some fever or infection.

Medical news summaries relating to Miscarriage:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Miscarriage:

Cause statistics for Miscarriage:

The following are statistics from various sources about the causes of Miscarriage:

  • 50% of spontaneous abortions was due to chromosomal anomalies in Australia (Australia’s Health 2004, AIHW)
  • Poorly controlled diabetes before conception and during first trimester of pregnancy can cause spontaneous abortions in 15-20% of pregnancies in the US 2001 (National Diabetes Statistics fact sheet, NIDDK, 2003)
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Related information on causes of Miscarriage:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Miscarriage may be found in:


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