A 40-year-old member asked:
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our 22 week old fetus has fluid inside and around her heart. what caused this?

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Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Check: unless it is small amout, check with MD for DM, Rh, Hypothyroidism, cardiomyopathy etc.
Answered on Dec 1, 2014

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
50 years experience Cardiology
Could be: Fluid is always around the heart. Unless it is small amout, check with MD for DM, Rh, Hypothyroidism, cardiomyopathy etc.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
That's a bit high.: And 6 weeks might be a bit early to find out. In general, fetal anemia, cardiac malformations, or supraventricular tachycardia are all possible.
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: You may have had chrioamnionitis as the source of infection.

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