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654396 tn?1237508912

Low Progesterone

I had a miscarriage in March of 08, I had to have a D&C to remove everything.  Since then, my husband and I have been TTC.  It is now October and from the months of "O' tests...i'm not ovulating.  I called my doctor and she did a Progesterone Test.  The result is 1.0 on day 21.  She said that is low and she does not think that i'm ovulating.  The question is....what would cause me to have low progesterone?  Also she said that i was very clearly not ovulating.  Is 1.0 very low?  I'm not clear on what "normal" should be. I have done some research and feel that progesterone medication and clomid would be a great choice for me.  Can a miscarriage cause low progesterone levels and if so...would that still be the case 6-8 months later?  Thank you for your time.
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654396 tn?1237508912
Thank you.  I appreciate you time.
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640548 tn?1340553355
I don't know if miscarriage will cause low progesterone, but I know low progesterone is suspected of causing a miscarriage.  Some women take a long time after miscarrying for their bodies and hormones to recover.  Maybe your just still off a little.  I'm on progesterone because my levels were low at the beginning of this pregnancy and I had a m/c in April.  Good luck!
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