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why does a fetus heart beat stop beating

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Yes, on ultrasound: Yes with an ectopic, you can sometimes see a heartbeat on ultrasound.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
???: Once u are 6-7 weeks def by 7 weeks a htbeat should be seen on us so if u are that far and no htbeat then the preg is not viable, if u are early u wil ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
34 years experience Pediatrics
Fetus: An embryo is a cellular living structure without fully formed organs, but a fetus will have a heart and a heart beat.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Fetal heart rates: Are much higher than adults or kids.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Fetal heart rates: Are much higher than adults or kids.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Fetal heart beat: Early in gestation the fetal heart rate is predominately under the control of the sympathetic nervous system and arterial chemoreceptors. Maternal fev ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Miscarriages can occur at any time in the first trimester due to most likely genetic malformations.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Fast/slow/none: Assessing the fetal heart is a bit problematic. Since they are isolated inside the bag of waters, we are limited to detecting rate as fast/ slow/ norm ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It can be difficult to find the fetal heart rate when it is little, and it is nothing to be worried about. In 2-4 weeks you should be able to feel fet ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Normal: The heartbeat doesnt occur until 12 weeks gestation. So if you are estimated at 5 or six weeks, that is within normals. A safe and healthy pregnancy w ... Read More
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