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Pcos blighted ovum

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
The doc should: Draw a Progesterone level with the beta because a high one is reassuring a a low one under 5 is not, 5-10 is worrisome, over 10 is normal, over 20 is ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Slightly: Statistically people with PCOS are at a slightly higher risk for miscarriage because their ovulations are not as "typical" as non-PCOS pts. If you are... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 63 years experience
Not usually: Intercourse never impacts a 'blighted ovum'.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bergman
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 38 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Ultrasound.: Ultrasound and maternal serum beta HCG are warranted to assess early pregnancy failure.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
None.: Anembryonic pregnancies may have some spotting or bleeding, but no other specific symptoms. Ultrasonographic diagnosis is required.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 20 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Horvath
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Depends on testing: A blighted ovum means that that portion of the embryo that was to become the baby did not develop properly, but the portion that was to become the pla... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine 44 years experience
Recurrent Miscarriag: The risk of a first miscarriage is usually quoted at 15% but the risk increases with maternal age (30-60% over 40). The chance of another miscarriage ... Read More
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