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5 Weeks Pregnant Embryo
I'm 5 weeks pregnant. And put icy hot on the upper part of my back. Will that affect the developing embryo? Is it ok to use?? And I have been havi
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
I'm 5 weeks pregnant and have a yeast infection other than ph8 intimate wash what can I do? And is a yeast infection dangerous for the embryo?
I am 5.5 weeks pregnant and the ultrasound shows a yolk sac but no embryo. My blood work came back normal. Should i be concerned?
Likely normal: At 5.5 weeks the ultrasound may not reveal the embryo just yet. Repeat ultrasound in 1 week and the embryo should be visualized then. Good luck. ...Read more
I have done laser lipo 3 times and just found out I'm 4-5 weeks pregnant. What are the dangers to the fetus? I'm very nervous.
Will microdiscectomy surgery at 3.5 weeks pregnant (pregnant but urine still shows negative) harm the fetus?
I'm approx 5 weeks pregnant, my hCG -18500 and progesteron -103. But in ultrosonography doctor can't see fetus. Is it normal? How it should develope?
Unusual: Usually we can see an embryo once the HCG levels reach 10, 000. However, we've learned that the discrimination zone can vary greatly with each pregnancy. I've seen pregnancies such as yours & not seen the fetus for another couple of weeks. If your HCG is rising, no bleeding or pain, be patient and follow up with your ob. It shouldn't be long if normal & your doc can determine this soon. Take care. ...Read more
I am 37.5 weeks pregnant. The hospital I went to shows no signs of a fetus. My hCG levels are normal and I have ultrasound pics from my doctor.?
???: Don't know what you mean "hospital shows no signs of a fetus". An ultrasound was done showing an empty uterus? "Hcg levels are normal" — what does this mean? Hcg is not elevated, i.e., consistent with not being pregnant? If elevated, what's the level? Simply because you have sono pix from your doctor at some point doesn't mean you're still pregnant, but need more information. ...Read more
I just found out I'm 5 weeks pregnant, but I've had 1-2 drinks five nights a week for the last month. What is the risk To the baby?
Time to quit: The most important thing now is that you stop drinking. I can tell you recognize this or you would not be asking. Chronic alcohol exposure in pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome. If you feel you have a problem with alcoholism seek help. There are support groups in every city. Congratulations on the pregnancy ...Read more
I am pronounced 5 weeks pregnant and I have had pain in my stomach for the last five hours on and off even when I'm relaxed what could it be?
I am on my day five after embryo transfer. My hormone levels are normal. I wonder what and what not should I eat to make my pregnancy a success?
I had 3 five-day frozen embryos transfer on 07/07/14. I was given HCG injection Fertigyn 5000 on 9th, 12th & 15th. How soon can I test for pregnancy?
You should test: For pregnancy exactly when your doctor told you to. Usually a pregnancy test can be done 7-9 days after a D5 transfer ...Read more
I'm about four to five weeks pregnant and have donated plasma. I just found out today about the pregnancy. Did I harm the fetus?
You and your baby: Should be alright but would hold off on donating more blood products until after delivery. Congratulations & take care. ...Read more
Is it safe to go on a small roller coaster (space mountain) at five weeks pregnant since the fetus is so small and the placenta hasn't yet formed?
Hi are there signs incases fetus won't develop in a pregnancy? I'm five weeks based on scan. And its reli scary not see my baby in there during my scan
Inappropriate scan: No baby would be seen at a five-week scan. Whoever scanned you did so when it was too early and perhaps even inappropriate. ...Read more
Severe pain?: Normally bad pain is not anticipated in a woman who is five weeks pregnant. Please contact your obstetrician. If pain is severe please go to the er. ...Read more
Depends on hair dye: Depending on the hair dye you use, some are safe in pregnancy and others are not. The amount of systemic absorption, assuming you have no open sores in your scalp, is minimal, however... You need to research the brand you want to use and assure it is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more
Pregnancy test: A HCG level of 36, 000 miu/ml is usually seen at about 6 weeks 6 days in a singleton, intrauterine pregnancy. At 5 weeks there are a couple of potential causes of this level: 1. Normal singleton intrauterine pregnancy 2. Normal multiple gestation like twins or triplets. Or 3. Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia. A normal pregnancy or multple pregnancy is the most likely. ...Read more
None: Usually at 5 weeks of pregnancy or 3 weeks after your egg retrieval you may not have any symptoms at all from the pregnancy itself. Most symptoms at this time, if any, are due to the ivf. The range of symptoms can vary widely for reasons that are not well understood. So no symptoms to lots of symptoms can all be normal. If you have any concerns please let your doctor know. Good luck! ...Read more
OK: Talk with your health care provider. It might very well be a normal experience. But miscarriage is a common experience and most miscarriages are caused by chromosome problems that make it impossible for the baby to develop. http://goo.gl/3q0gp. ...Read more
Maybe: Too early to tell. If you wanted to talk about this further you should see your doctor or ob/gyn now. US will tell but cannot tell anything at this time. Congratulations. ...Read more
10-15 mm: Varies based on accuracy of measurements, but in a normal pregnancy should be between 10-15mm in size (1-1.5cm, about 1/2 an inch). ...Read more