home > pregnancy center > pregnancy a-z list > miscarriage causes and symptoms index Miscarriage Causes and Symptoms Miscarriage Causes and SymptomsRelated Procedures & Tests « Back to Miscarriage Causes and Symptoms Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Amniocentesis Antinuclear Antibody Test Chorionic Villus Sampling Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Hysteroscopy IUD (Intrauterine Device for Birth Control) Ultrasound Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically IUD (Intrauterine Device for Birth Control) Antinuclear Antibody Test Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Hysteroscopy Ultrasound Amniocentesis Chorionic Villus Sampling Suggested Reading on Miscarriage by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 31 articles Ectopic Pregnancy An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy Vaginal Bleeding Normal vaginal bleeding (menorrhea) occurs through the process of menstruation. Pregnancy (Week By Week, Trimesters) There are many symptoms involved in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy. The first early pregnancy symptom is typically a missed period, but others Internal Bleeding Internal bleeding occurs when an artery or vein is damaged and blood to escapes the circulatory system and collects inside the body. Internal bleeding Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE) Systemic lupus erythematosus Uterine Fibroids (Benign Tumors of the Uterus) Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that originate in the uterus and are usually round or semi-round in shape. The most common symptom of a uterine fibroid Listeria Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Listeriosis symptoms include diarrhea, nausea and fever. Pregnant women are 20 times Pityriasis Rosea Pityriasis rosea is a rash that begins with a large pink patch with well-defined scaly borders on the back, chest, or neck. In one to two weeks, the person Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes is a condition that is first recognized during pregnancy and is characterized by high blood sugar. Approximately 4% of all pregnancies Uterine Growths Benign uterine growths are tissue enlargements of the female womb (uterus). Three types of benign uterine growths are Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy Hypothyroidism during pregnancy can be treated with synthetic thyroid hormones to maintain the proper thyroid hormone balance. Hypothyroidism symptoms Cold Sores (Nongenital Herpes Simplex Infections) Herpes simplex infections are Graves' Disease Graves' disease is an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. Some of the symptoms of Graves' disease include hand tremors, rapid heartbeat, trouble Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), also known by the name Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is a hormonal problem that causes women to have a variety of symptoms Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis (toxo) is a parasitic infection Bleeding During Pregnancy (First Trimester) Bleeding during the first trimester of a pregnancy may be caused by implantation bleeding, changes in the cervix, infections, a threatened miscarriage, Grief: Loss of a Loved One Grief is the feeling one experiences Measles Measles (rubeola) is a highly contagious disease that's caused by a virus. Symptoms include a rash, high fever, cough, runny nose, and red eyes. Treatment Infertility Infertility is the diminished ability to conceive a child. Infertility can be a problem with both men and women. Infertility in men can be caused by medical Antiphospholipid Syndrome Antiphospholipid syndrome (phospholipid antibody syndrome or Hughes syndrome) is an immune system disorder characterized by excessive blood clotting and/or Genetic Disease Genetic disease is a disorder or condition caused by abnormalities in a person's genome. Types of genetic inheritance include single inheritance (for example, Smoking (How to Quit Smoking) Smoking is an addiction. More than 430,000 deaths occur each year in the U.S. from smoking related illnesses. Secondhand smoke or "passive smoke" also Birth Defects Birth defects have many causes and currently, are the leading cause of death for infants in the first year of life. Some of the causes of birth defects Pregnancy: Trying to Conceive Trying to get conceive, or become pregnant can be challenging, frustrating, and an emotional rollercoaster for some couples. There are things you can do Anencephaly Anencephaly is a neural tube defect that prevents abnormal development of the brain and bones of the skull, and are missing large areas of the brain; some Genetic Counseling Your health care provider may refer you to a genetic professional. Universities and medical centers also often have affiliated genetic professionals, or Phenylketonuria Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a disorder that is inherited. PKU disorder increases the levels of phenylalanine in the blood. Phenylalanine is an amino acid German Measles (Rubella) German measles is a disease that's caused by a virus. Symptoms include rash and fever for two to three days. 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