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Ovum (Definition)

Ovum is one proper name for the female gamete, also called oocyte, and (most commonly) 'egg.' ova (plural) exist in the ovaries of females, and are released in the reproductive years during ovulation. Most ova are lost not through ovulation, but some believe through ...Read more


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D&c 10 weeks ago for blighted ovum at 12 weeks pg, bled for 4 days after then stopped but bleeding every time after orgasm now, why is this happening?

D&c 10 weeks ago for blighted ovum at 12 weeks pg, bled for 4 days after then stopped but bleeding every time after orgasm now, why is this happening?

Still healing?: Orgasm induces vigorous contraction of Fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and vagina, which may lead to spotting blood from incompletely healing of mucosa from D&C. So, it's still logical to be patient and see as long as the spotting is slowly but surely becoming lighter and lighter. If spotting still lingers beyond 4-5 months after D&C, see your Gyn-doc for reassessment and counseling. Best wish... ...Read more

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Blighted ovum at 12 wk scan.i knew from 6 wks.would not be scanned as not bleeding. Why would no one listen to me? Devastated.

Blighted ovum at 12 wk scan.i knew from 6 wks.would not be scanned as not bleeding. Why would no one listen to me? Devastated.

Sorry : First, sorry for your loss. An ultrasound at 6 weeks may not have been much help. Next time, you will want to get HCG and progesterone levels early to get an indication if everything is OK. It is important for you to understand that you did not do anything to cause this loss. Also, most women who experience a loss will be successful the next time. Just be sure to be seen early. ...Read more

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What causes blighted ovum ?

What causes blighted ovum ?

Arrested Development: Once the embryo stops developing all that is often seen on ultrasound in a empty gestational sac, also called a blighted ovum. ...Read more

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What is the management of blighted ovum?

What is the management of blighted ovum?

Three options.: D&c, Misoprostol or expectant management. The best choice should be reached after discussion with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can trauma cause a blighted ovum?

Very unlikley: Most early miscarriages including a blighted ovum are caused by genetic abnormalities in the pregnancy or hormonal issues. Trauma is unusual cause for a miscarriage, especially this early on. ...Read more

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Does smoking cause blighted ovum ?

Does smoking cause blighted ovum ?

Doubt it: Blighted ovum (or anembryonic pregnancy) is more related to a chromosomal or post-conception error. Nothing you can do to prevent or cause these. Smoking however, can increase infertility, miscarriage, growth restriction, and preterm delivery. No to mention the neonatal health problems including sids...So, if you're planning a family; quit, eat healthy, exercise, & update your exam. ...Read more

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What can me and my wife do or take to prevent blighted ovum?

Nothing: A "blighted ovum" is a pregnancy that simply didn't develop. These are usually genetically abnormal pregnancies that just stop growing, and can happen on occasion in normal situations. However, if you and your wife have this happen twice in a row, then that's considered abnormal and you should consider seeing a board certified re for testing. Dr. Roseff www.Reproendo.Com. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with blighted ovum 4 weeks ago.Trying to miscarry naturally--how long is possible?

Miscarrige: It can take several weeks, but past 2-3 weeks you increase the chances for it becoming infected and you may want to consider a d&c. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Blighted Ovum (Definition)

Blighted ovum is a condition where a very early pregnancy appears normal when seen on an ultrasound, but the egg soon fails to ...Read more