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What to do if I'm 8 weeks pregnant.but yestrdaymy sonography shows no heartbeat n baby.?

What to do if I'm 8 weeks pregnant.but yestrdaymy sonography shows no heartbeat n baby.?

Pregnancy dating: A positive pregnancy test and a negative ultrasound, that is no fetal heart beat and no baby, means that the woman got pregnant later than she thought and the pregnancy just can't be detected with ultrasound, yet. A repeat ultrasound in two weeks will definitely show a pregnancy; if not, this was a "biochemical" pregnancy and unfortunately a miscarriage has to be anticipated. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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I am 8 weeks pregnant. When will i actually start to show? I have been pregnant twice before. I had a miscarriage both times.

I am 8 weeks pregnant. When will i actually start to show? I have been pregnant twice before. I had a miscarriage both times.

Usually about 16-18 : Depending on your body's shape and if you are normal weight, you usually will start to show about 16-18 weeks along. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant, my blood test shows a result, toxo plasma anti igm-0.07, igg-140, do I need to take any med, will this cause any complications.

Antibodies present: Congratulations - don't worry about your toxoplasmosis titers. Having high igg and low igm shows that your body has previously been exposed to toxo and has built up an antibody to it for protection. ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks pregnant. Blood results all good. Ultrasound shows active fetus but irregular yolk sac . How serious isvthis ?

I'm 8 weeks pregnant. Blood results all good. Ultrasound shows active fetus but irregular yolk sac . How serious isvthis ?

Not likely serious: An abnormal yolk sac is associated with fetal death and genetic abnormalities. However, when seen on us, it is not definite. The likelihood of an abnormality is very small. You should speak to your OB to see if other tests are warranted or a follow up us. ...Read more

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I am approx 8 weeks pregnant. My last ultrasound didn't show much improvement in measurement of the fetus. There was no heart beat. Is it a bad preg?

I am approx 8 weeks pregnant. My last ultrasound didn't show much improvement in measurement of the fetus. There was no heart beat. Is it a bad preg?

Fetal Ultrasounds: This is difficult for this application to ask of us these sensitive questions. What did you OB say? I would trust the results of the ultrasound and the professionals on the ground working to help you. ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant, CMV test shows positive and high IgG antibodies and negative igm, is it ok for pregnancy?

8 weeks pregnant, CMV test shows positive and high IgG antibodies and negative igm, is it ok for pregnancy?

Yes: The high IGG levels mean your baby is protected from CMV if you are exposed.The low IGM level means you have no evidence of a recent or ongoing CMV infection that would hurt your baby.Good luck. ...Read more

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Briefly, what, if any, are the indications one might have an incompetent cervix prior to pregnancy? Or can any early symptoms show in 1st trimester?

Briefly, what, if any, are the indications one might have an incompetent cervix prior to pregnancy? Or can any early symptoms show in 1st trimester?

Past history: One of the problems with cervical incompetence is that there are no symptoms or tests that detect it until the cervix begins to shorten. Clinical history must be the guide. Risk factors include a previous 2nd trimester loss, cervical surgery, collagen vascular disease and others. ...Read more

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I am 8 weeks pregnant. Can I use icy hot?

I am 8 weeks pregnant. Can I use icy hot?

Icy hot on what?: The use of Icy Hot packs should only be on sore muscles and not placed on your developing abdomen at this time. Consult with your OB MD who should be providing ongoing care for you at this point. ...Read more