Miscarriage

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What is miscarriage?

A miscarriage or sometimes called 'spontaneous abortion' is the loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. This has a variety of causes including infection, hormones and physical dysfunction of the reproductive organs. It also be related to a condition or a treatment side effect.

Common symptoms reported by people with miscarriage

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for miscarriage

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
40
Tried for
miscarriage (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cytotec)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
miscarriage (1)

Data from patients with miscarriage, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with miscarriage

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
miscarriage (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cytotec)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
miscarriage (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with miscarriage, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has miscarriage on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 47 say miscarriage is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 15
30s 88
40s 83
50s 64
60s 28
70+ 4

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 282

These charts show data from miscarriage patients who have completed their condition history
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