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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Don't worry: wait till sonogram is done. Blighted ovum is a failure of early pregnancy , embryo do not develop , gestation sac will be empty , will have all sympto ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bergman
36 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Blighted ovum: A blighted ovum is defined as a empty gestational sac. During the first trimester an intrauterine gestational sac is seen, but there is no evidence of ... Read More
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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Empty sac: 'blighted ovum' is an older, less precise name for anembryonic pregnancy. It refers to a first trimester pregnancy in which a gestational sac/intraute ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
35 years experience Gynecology
Arrested Development: Once the embryo stops developing all that is often seen on ultrasound in a empty gestational sac, also called a blighted ovum.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Blighted Ovum: A blighted ovum, also called an anembryonic pregnancy, occurs when an early embryo never develops or stops developing, is resorbed and leaves an empty ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Ultrasound.: Ultrasound and maternal serum beta HCG are warranted to assess early pregnancy failure.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
None.: Anembryonic pregnancies may have some spotting or bleeding, but no other specific symptoms. Ultrasonographic diagnosis is required.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Three options.: D&c, Misoprostol or expectant management. The best choice should be reached after discussion with your gynecologist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Non viable pregnancy: A blighted ovum results in a pregnancy with no fetus developing. There would be placental tissue which results in a positive pregnancy test - but the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Genetics: The vast majority of time it is a genetically abnormal embryos. Although both the sperm and the egg can contribute to this, usually it results from a ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bergman
36 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Blighted ovum: Depending upon how far along you are in the pregnancy you can either wait for a spontaneous miscarriage or can have a d&c. If a surgical procedure is ... Read More
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