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21 years old , lost baby at 6 weeks pregnant

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hi doctor iam 21 years old. i lost my baby at 6 weeks pregnant. iam so worry because i read a alot of comments that miscarriage can happen again and that really freaks me up. iam so scared i dont khnow what to do. i have my period again now but i dont know what to expect having a babay again


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replied August 5th, 2010
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Hi! Many thanks for your question on eHealth forum!

Yes, a miscarriage can be very traumatic and I can understand your apprehensions. Each pregnancy behaves separately. Also some causes of miscarriage are related to that pregnancy alone. Some causes tend to recur and you must be careful about these.

Generally first trimester abortions or abortions occurring in first three months are due to fetal abnormality, genetic causes, Rh blood group incompatibility and low progesterone hormone. Infection of the uterus, endometriosis, fibroids, etc are some other causes for early abortion.

You need to consult your gynecologist and run some tests to rule out these causes. Hope this helps. Take care!



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