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None.: Vanishing twin syndrome is probably much more common that people think; it results in a singleton pregnancy and current evidence suggests it is rather the norm than the exception. No test can predict this, only serial prenatal sonograms can document it. No specific therapeutic intervention is warranted. ...Read more
Im 39 & 6 weeks preg. W/ twins. How concerned should I be about vanishing twin syndrome? What should I expect at my visit in 2 weeks. Im really scared
Worrying will not : Help the matter any. Vanishing of one of the twin is being recognized more often due to the common use of ultrasound in early pregnancy. I understand your being concerned, but that will not affect the outcome. Please see this site for information on this topic. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/271818-overview. ...Read more
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Eggs splice, or the two fraternal twins suffer from vanishing twin syndrome and the twin literally absorbs the other twin, what does this mean?
Conjoined placenta: Unfortunately, the placenta often becomes shared between the twins and the one with the better access to the cotyledons of the placenta thrives and the other twin does not. An alternate scenario is when the two fraternal fetal twins are joined together but one does not develop as well as the other prior to placental development in the first trimester. ...Read more
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Demise of one fetus: Vanishing twin syndrome is the demise of one twin sometime during the pregnancy. One study suggested it occurred about 20-30% of twin pregnancies. Most commonly it occurs early in the pregnancy and generally the remaining fetus has a good outcome. Its' occurrence later in pregnancy can be associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vanishing twin syndrome lost at 7 weeks. What is the likelihood that remaining twin will have something wrong with it?
Vanishing twin syndrome (lost at 5+ weeks), what is the likelihood of the remaining twin having something wrong with it?
Increased risk LBW: Compared to singletons, the surviving twin of VTS is at slightly greater risk of premature delivery, low birth weight and, for twin loss after 8 weeks gestation there is an increased risk for cerebral palsy. Loss of a twin at five weeks greatly reduces the risk for the surviving twin to have any adverse consequences. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If 1 twin dies in utero (vanishing twin syndrome) is it likely or possible that the dead twins amniotic sac will continue to grow?
No. : The sac will not grow if the fetus does. ...Read more
I had slight bleeding but no pain or clots. Was told it was miscarriage could it be possible vanishing twin syndrome?
Probably not: however, you could ask your doctor to check your serum HCG levels if you wanted to rule this out. ...Read more
Wher is the best fertility treatments done in the world? I want to have twin boys , and how can I achieve it?
Wants twin boys: The best way is to take ovarian stimulants, and perform gender selection, but this may not work out they way that you wish. See my site "www.Gender-select.Com". ...Read more
Hi! i wanted to know if there is any way or treatment by which it is possible to have twins for sure? My wife and i wish to have twins.
Can you tell me for tooth975, worried about surgery & changing treatment plan to alf and twin block for 12mm overjet?
See a Specialist: Twin block appliances are moderately successful for treating growing children, and they DO NOT work for adults. a 12mm overjet is significant. You need to be evaluated by an Orthodontic Specialist, who only does Orthodontic treatment, with specific training in resolving malocclusions such as yours. Assembly=line "orthodontics" can damage faces. See a Specialist. ...Read more
What kind of doctors or clinic should I go to for treatment for hyperhidrosis in the twin cities area ?
Thoracic surgeon: Surgery, in appropriate candidates, can be quite successful. While done often by experienced thoracic surgeons (vats), it is chest surgery (major surgery). There are risks and benefits. Appropriate candidates should be selected. This link to consensus: http://goo.Gl/voqx5. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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