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 Amniocentesis Ultrasound Antinuclear Antibody Test Dilation and Curettage (D&C) Chorionic Villus Sampling IUD (Intrauterine Device for Birth Control) Hysteroscopy Suggested Reading on Miscarriage by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 31 articles Antiphospholipid Syndrome Antiphospholipid syndrome (phospholipid antibody syndrome or Hughes syndrome) is an immune system disorder characterized by excessive blood clotting and/or Ectopic Pregnancy An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy 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 Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE) Systemic lupus erythematosus 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. The MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine 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 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 Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasmosis (toxo) is a parasitic infection Pregnancy and Drugs (Prescription and OTC) Taking prescription medications or over-the-counter drugs or supplements should be discussed with your doctor. There are some medications that have been Cold Sores (Nongenital Herpes Simplex Infections) Herpes simplex infections are common and when they appear around the mouth and lips, people often refer to them as "cold sores" and "fever blisters." Canker 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 Hypothyroidism During Pregnancy Hypothyroidism during pregnancy can be treated with synthetic thyroid hormones to maintain the proper thyroid hormone balance. Hypothyroidism symptoms Vaginal Bleeding Normal vaginal bleeding (menorrhea) occurs through the process of menstruation. Abnormal vaginal bleeding in women who are ovulating regularly most commonly 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 Uterine Growths Benign uterine growths are tissue enlargements of the female womb (uterus). Three types of benign uterine growths are Grief: Loss of a Loved One Grief is the feeling one experiences 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, 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 Infertility Infertility is the diminished ability to conceive a child. The primary cause of infertility in men is a sperm disorder. In women, the primary cause of 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 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 Pregnancy Body Changes and Discomforts Pregnancy can bring challenges like weight gain, stretch marks, varicose veins, heartburn, constipation, hemorrhoids, problems sleeping, and wondering 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 Diabetes: Caring for Your Diabetes at Special Times Taking care of a disease such as diabetes is a life-long process. Learn how to care for yourself or loved one with diabetes in situations such as illness, Genetic Counseling Your health care provider may refer you to a genetic professional. Universities and medical centers also often have affiliated genetic professionals, or 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 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 Listeria Listeria is a type of bacteria that can cause food poisoning. Listeriosis symptoms include diarrhea, nausea and fever. Pregnant women are 20 times See All Related Diseases & Conditions » Medications 1 articles Procedures & Tests 7 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 2 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 2 articles Health News 78 articles Health Features 0 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox! 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