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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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What is the definition or description of: Blighted ovum?

What is the definition or description of: Blighted ovum?

Blighted ovum: Blighted ovum =anembryonic pregnancy. Occurs when an embryo does not develop from a fertilized egg attached to uterine endometrium. ...Read more

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Blighted ovum: what is the likelihood of it happening twice?

Blighted ovum: what is the likelihood of it happening twice?

Blighted ovum: Extremely unlikely that it will occur a second time in a woman's reproductive life unless you have a genetic issue. ...Read more

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What is the likihood of a woman having a blighted ovum twice?

Not high: The risk is not terribly high for having a second blighted ovum after the first. Generally considered less than 1%, but if you do have the second blighted ovum, then the next pregnancy has about a 30% risk of being abnormal. After 3 abnormal pregnancies the risk is at least 50% for the fourth and about 70% for the fifth. ...Read more

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I had a blighted ovum at eight weeks, I had d&c. Risk of recurrence?

I had a blighted ovum at eight weeks, I had d&c. Risk of recurrence?

Miscarriage : A blighted ovum or anembryonic pregnancy (empty gestational sac) unless repetitive does not increase chance for miscarriage in the future. If repetitive will need a work up for habitual miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can a blighted ovum be detected @4wk 3d by transvag us?

Can a blighted ovum be detected @4wk 3d by transvag us?

Not precisely: Four weeks and three days from conception with vaginal ultrasonography , the fetal heart motion in a normal pregnancy may still not be able to be seen. I would allow another week to pass and reultrasound before making the diagnosis of a blighted ovum. ...Read more

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Had a blighted ovum at 3 months. Did mva, there was no bleeding?

? blightd from MVA ?: If your question is whether an mva that didn't produce vaginal bleeding injured an ovum/embryo, the answer is unknown. The fetal bag of waters cushions trauma & if the abdominal impact wasn't intense, it likely did not. Many conceptions are shed before or after implantation when the egg is not healthy enough to develop. Exam of this material shows a lg % with chromosome defects. ...Read more

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Can binge drinking cause a blighted ovum?

Well.....: It is not likely that binge drinking would directly cause a blighted ovum. Blighted ovums are common and are usually caused by genetic missteps during conception. More concerning though is the fact that there is binge drinking at all especially in someone who is at risk for getting pregnant. Binge drinking is a serious health risk. Please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are pcos patients have higher risk for blighted ovum?

Are pcos patients have higher risk for blighted ovum?

Slightly: Statistically people with PCOS are at a slightly higher risk for miscarriage because their ovulations are not as "typical" as non-PCOS pts. If you are taking meds for your PCOS and continue them through the first trimester it can sometimes reduce your risk of miscarriage. ...Read more

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Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

Does a blighted ovum miscarriage affect future pregnancies?

No.: Most women have at least one miscarriage during their reproductive life. You should have normal fertility and ability to carry a healthy pregnancy to term. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily before conception. ...Read more

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Can binge drinking cause a blighted ovum in a 45 year old woman?

Unknown: A blighted ovum is usually cause by a genetic abnormality in the embryo. That can arise from the egg or the sperm, but the egg is usually the cause. The exact effect of alcohol even in large amounts at that time is not completely known. Alcohol can lead to miscarriage in large amounts, but the exact nature of the abnormal pregnancy is not well documented. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy hormones linger in the body 11 weeks after expelling a blighted ovum?

Can pregnancy hormones linger in the body 11 weeks after expelling a blighted ovum?

Possibly, tho: That would be a long while. Hcg would be the only 'pregnancy hormone' you might still detect. ...Read more

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I had a dilation and curretage on may the 8th due to blighted ovum when does the bleeding stop?

I had a dilation and curretage on may the 8th due to blighted ovum when does the bleeding stop?

Usually : Mostly the bleeding stops in a few days. If the bleeding is prolonged then have your doc check HCG levels and make sure that they are falling and that the tissue is all removed. Sometimes it takes longer, until the HCG levels are back to zero. Talk to your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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5 weeks after m/c blighted ovum medically induced still bleeding scan shows no tissue hCG is zero. period?

5 weeks after m/c blighted ovum medically induced still bleeding scan shows no tissue hCG is zero. period?

Birth control : Since the miscarriage is over see an Obgyn to discuss birth control to stop the bleeding and provide cycle regulation. A brief course of norethindrone acetate (progesterone) would likely also fix things. ...Read more

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One month post m/c blighted ovum medically induced.scan showed no tissue.still bleeding.heavy now w black clots.period?

One month post m/c blighted ovum medically induced.scan showed no tissue.still bleeding.heavy now w black clots.period?

Common: Medically induced miscarriages for blighted ovum can be associated with prolonged bleeding, sometimes to 2 months. It is best to be under medical supervision. You can use a few months of birth control pills and regulate your cycle. Please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long is one supposed to bleed after a blighted ovum comes out?and what is the best method of birth control afterwards?

How long is one supposed to bleed after a blighted ovum comes out?and what is the best method of birth control afterwards?

Miscarriage bleeding: Bleeding after a miscarriage early on can last about 2-4 weeks getting lighter and lighter as the days go on. The best form of birth control is the one that makes you most comfortable and the one you can remember. The best forms are IUDs and implants. ...Read more

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Blighted ovum. Miscarried 2wks ago, have a blood clot measured 2cm, 2wks later now 3-4cm, is that normal for the clot to grow?

Blighted ovum. Miscarried 2wks ago, have a blood clot measured 2cm, 2wks later now 3-4cm, is that normal for the clot to grow?

More or less: A clot should evacuate, if it does not, it may grow due to accumulation of fluid. It would prudent to consult your doctor for a dilatation and curettage to avoid the clot getting infected. ...Read more

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Blighted Ovum (Definition)

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


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Abdominal Pain (Definition)

Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the ...Read more