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I'm suppose to be 8 weeks today and had sonogram. fetus heart rate 75. does this mean miscarriage? what are my chances.

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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 47 years experience
Likely: A slow fetal heart rate - bradycardia, could indicate a heart problem or a lack of oxygen to the fetus. If there is a prolonged measured rate of 75 the prognosis is not hopeful. Did they measure the rate over a prolonged period? Good luck.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2012

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