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 with miscarriage

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

(Marijuana)
Type
Other
How many have tried
5
Tried for
anxious mood (5) pain (4)
2 more
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (2)
2 more
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (2) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(5 HTP TR)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
3 more
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (2)

Data from patients with miscarriage, who reported starting treatments within 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)

(Marijuana)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
memory problems tired feeling at first
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (5) pain (4)
2 more
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
difficulty staying asleep muscle tension
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (3) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (3) anxious mood (2)
2 more
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2) anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
diarrhea swelling of abdomen
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(5 HTP TR)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (2) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
3 more
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with miscarriage, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has miscarriage on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 21
30s 83
40s 84
50s 48
60s 21
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 260

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