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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely : The fetus is much smaller than 1.5 inches at 8 weeks - although the entire fetal sac is much larger than the fetus itself. At 8 weeks there isn't much ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
OBGYN : this needs evaluation by OBGYN ASAP
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See ObGyn: My impression from your description would be one baby and the "solid circle" is the normal yolk sac where the fetal pole initially comes from and is b ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
Forwarded your: question to the pros. Best wishes.
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good question: I am not sure what the ultrasound technician may have meant if he/she really stated the surviving fetus has penetrated the empty sac of the vanishing ... Read More
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Speculative: this would require a very experienced and skillful sonographer to describe, as well as some clever interpretation. While possible, without seeing the ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Heart beat: Not quite sure how the data on the two heart beats came about. However, a single babies heart beat could change from 137 to 148. So if listened at t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Fetuses dont have teeth and wont be able to chew the other baby to swallow them. They play around with each other but no real cannibalism. However, i ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
5 months?: Obstetricians deal in weeks, not months. Assuming you mean 21-22 weeks, the expected fetal weight should be around 300-500 grams. Please specify quest ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early sono: is very accurate at helping confirm the correct due date, so should be good at discerning timing for delivery. Single or multifetal pregnancy, it wor ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
5 months?: 300-500 grams at 21-22 weeks - please specify question in weeks not months for more details.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Unanswerable: I am sorry, but there is absolutely no way to guess the gender of your babies. That would be impossible here on the internet.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
No guarantees: Though the likelihood for twins or more is increased with drugs like clomid, (clomiphene) this is not a guarantee.
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