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Abortion Threatened Diagnosis
Pregnant 8 weeks. Received an ultrasound order Icd-9 640.03 for threatened abortion. No bleeding no cramping nothing. Why would I get this code?
Post menstrual bleeding for 12 days discovered today pregnant ( day 42) BHCG 290 miu/dl. Is this sure abortion ( low BHCG) or threatened abortion?
Threatened abortion: Until the levels are dropping or you are passing tissue it is just a threatened abortion. Miscarriages/ spontaneous abortions usually occur because there is something very serious the matter with the baby and are not due to anything you did or didn't do. Always remember that. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NONE: Ectopic pregency of cervix is rare even rare going to full term, unless get implanted close to uterus, then a nightmare to managing team, always associated with bleeding, could be massive, usually aborts, or require urgent surgical intervention, and medical treatment has no role. Leave it to expert OB surgeon to handle the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Medical ab: Dependent upon how far pregnant you were at the time of the medical intervention. Usually there is significant bleeding that occurs at the time of the miscarriage with a medical intervention. It doesn't always happen right away and sometimes patience is what is needed until things occur. Follow up visit in 2 weeks is very important. ...Read more
Abortion conceive: Can second trimester therapeutic abortion that's surgical abortion make it difficult to conceive? ANS: Ask the team that did the surgery if they took out ovaries or tied tubes. Probably did not. But they know you best and can give you their experience in those they have operated on. I would hope they can at least. ...Read more
Surgery: Surgery has a lot of risks, no matter what the procedure or the reason. Although pills also carry their risks as well, many would argue that surgery carries more risks and possible known complications with it than pills. Hope that generally answers your question. ...Read more
Sonogram indicates gestational sac 25.2mm at 7 weeks 1 day,embryo 5.2 mm.also indicated an early pregnancy demise.am i having miscarriage?
Heartbeat: Clarify with your doctor if a heartbeat was seen in the baby. At 7 weeks a heartbeat should be easy to see. If not then a miscarriage is likely. ...Read more
Couple of reasons: 1)depending on the hormone levels, it may take a while for the levels to drop to 0. 2)there may be retained tissue. 3)this could be a separate pregnancy. 4)there are some medical conditions (molar pregnancy) that can cause persistently elevated hormone levels. 5)the surgeon may not have completed the abortion (still an ongoing pregnancy). Follow up with the surgeon who performed the procedure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a medical abortion should be failed.? Because after medical abortion my hCG level is 98732 after 6 weeks of abortion
Get seen now: You have gestational trophoblastic disease until proved otherwise. Get seen by someone who knows the area and is focused on it. ...Read more
LMP 6/12, positive HPT 7/8, light spotting 7/11 and 7/12. Is something wrong? Sign of a miscarriage? Could be implantation bleeding?
Would doctors be able to detect ectopic pregnancy when doing surgical abortion for normal pregnancy?
Options: The most important thing with an ectopic pregnancy is to get treated now. This is a true emergency. In early cases we can treat it with a medication called methotrexate. This is the best and safest option. If the ectopic is too big or beginning to rupture it must be treated with surgical intervention. If you have an ectopic pregnancy you should be seen in the er now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What: Don't understand what you're asking. If you're having an evaluation for possible pcos, then yes, you should definitely mention that to your doctor. Otherwise, we would need much more information to answer your question. ...Read more
Depend on baby's age: The medicine is by prescription, so a woman goes to her Ob-Gyn doctor (or a women's clinic) to be evaluated for it. Whether or not medicine can be used also depends on the age of the baby fetus (the number of weeks pregnant). The doctor will talk with the patient to be sure that the patient is making a good permanent decision, because abortion is a hard decision for any woman to make. ...Read more
Would be unnatural: Humans naturally get pregnant and have babies, by having sex. Otherwise, we humans might go extinct. It would be unnatural to somehow at home easily get rid of a baby fetus. A woman should to go to a women's clinic, an Ob-Gyn doctor, or a Family Medicine doctor who prescribes abortion pills or does abortion procedures to ask for help to get rid of her baby fetus. It's a major, permanent decision. ...Read more
Interrupts hormones: Mifepristone (aka ru 486) works by interrupting the pregnancy hormones which support the growth of the growing fetus and placenta. About 48 hours later, another medicine called Misoprostol is taken to help expel the pregnancy. This type of abortion is best done prior to 7 weeks, although sometime can be used even later up to 9 weeks. ...Read more
Depends : For abortions done prior to 12 weeks of pregnancy, strong pain relievers or a light anesthetic may be used. If you do experience discomfort during the dilation of the cervix or actual scrapping of the uterus, it will be similar to a strong menstrual cramp. After the procedure, you may experience light cramping for a day. If this persists or worsens contact your doctor for re-evaluation. ...Read more
What can I tell you?: Here are some good websites: www.Prochoice.Org and www.Plannedparenthood.Org and if you want data about statistics check www.Guttmacher.Org or feel free to reply or ask a more specific question if you need info. ...Read more
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