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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Breakdown of structu: The fetus within the intact fetal membranes is no longer nourished by the placenta( no heart pushing blood to & fro) so the structures begin to break ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bergman
36 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal death: Once a fetal heart beat is heard externally using a doppler device the overall risk of pregnancy loss is approximately 1-2 %. There are many differen ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal death: Fetal death refers to the spontaneous intrauterine death of a fetus at any time during pregnancy.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
In utero demise: An intrauterine fetal death or demise is a pregnancy complication where the fetus dies in the uterus before labor occurs. It usually requires labor in ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Are you referring: to fetal lobulation of the kidneys? That is a normal anatomic variant, not related to an in utero twin.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Fetal pyelectasis refers to borderline prominence of the renal collecting system and is defined as >4 mm by 20 weeks; >7 mm between 20-30 weeks and >8 ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Question?: Not sure what your question is here. Is or isn't there a fetal heart beat. If there is a heart beat, for right now there is a viable pregnancy. Please ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In labor?: How are you finding them? Checking at home or on a monitor in the hospital? Either way, go to your closest hospital and get checked to be sure that yo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Abnormal hrt rhythm: It's an abnormal heart rhythm in the heart of a fetus.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorta: HYDROPS fetalis is pretty obvious. But the blood and pathology reports are definitive. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007308.htm
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
30 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Fetal heart: This is very abnormal, in fetal distress there might be a temporary drop but if it is persistent, baby might be having a heart block, best is to ask y ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Unfortunately, childbirth can still cause death. This is usually from bleeding, general anesthesia or stroke. Your best bet to reduce this risk is to ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Many causes.: Bradyarrhythmias (heart block, hypothyroidism, drugs) can lower the fetal heart rate persistently, however the most common reason is cord or placental ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal echo: A fetal echo is performed with the use of an ultrasound probe.It just takes awhile, but doesn't hurt at all.
A male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Bridging the waiting period with a Wearable Defibrillator Vest: Is a wearable defibrillator (WCD) is indicated after diagnosis of NICM, but before criteria for an ICD are met? It is a common scenario. Criteria for ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Puri
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Malnutrition can definitely impair many parts of fetal development. One example is if there is a lack of folic acid, the fetal nervous system may not ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ian Taras
Dr. Ian Taras answered
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
10 kicks/hour: 10 kicks/hour is a universal count, but its dependent on what is your normal and more importantly how far along you are. If you are 25 weeks, you may ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Fetal heart rate: Use of such steroids during pregnancy has been associated with decreased variability of fetal heart rate. I am not aware of slowing down of heart rate ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Rarely: Jaundice caused by high level of bilirubin in blood can lead to brain damage by compromising the integrity of neuronal cells. Infants with hemolytic ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less rare: Placental abruption is one of the increased risks associated with poly-hydramnios. Even then it is still fairly uncommon.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Risky: though only a few case are followed after i fetus demise, but consumption couagulopathy are high to mother
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
VTac VFib: The most important to know probably are Ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricula Fibrillation.

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