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Doctor insights on: Early Scans After Miscarriage

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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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

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Can transvaginal ultrasound detect pregnancy 2weeks after unprotected sex and 1week after missed period?

No: No. 2 weeks is too early to see a gestational sac or fetal pole. There may be some thickening of the endometrial lining, but this occurs as you near your cycle anyway. A sac can usually be seen 5-6 weeks and a fetal pole at 6-7 weeks. You can take a pregnancy urine test or blood test to confirm pregnancy at this early stage though. ...Read more

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Is early cramping before period an early sign of pregnancy?

Is early cramping before period an early sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Cramping before a period can be quite normal and doesn't necessarily have anything to do with a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Pregnancy test showing strong positive line 2wks 5dys days after surgical abortion. Still exhibiting pregnancy symptoms ?

Pregnancy test showing strong positive line 2wks 5dys  days after surgical abortion. Still exhibiting pregnancy symptoms ?

Go back to the MD: Immediately go back to the abortion MD and apprise them of this finding and they will do an exam or ultrasound, and if necessary re-do the procedure. ...Read more

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Would early ovulation causing early conception show in the gestational age since not all woman ovulate 14 days after lmp?

Would early ovulation causing early conception show in the gestational age since not all woman ovulate 14 days after lmp?

Yes, no, and maybe: Yes, if she knows how to adjust her counting based on the length of her cycles or on which day she usually ovulates. Yes, if using an ultrasound to do the dating, such as an 8-11 week ultrasound scan. No, if all she uses for counting is the first day of her last menstrual period and her periods are much longer or much shorter than 28 days. And, maybe it matters little, as all dates are estimates. ...Read more

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2 positive home pregnant tests. Had transvaginal ultrasound 16 days post ovulation. No sac seen. Is this normal for 16 days after conception?

2 positive home pregnant tests. Had transvaginal ultrasound 16 days post ovulation. No sac seen. Is this normal for 16 days after conception?

Too early: It is unusual to see a pregnancy on ultrasound until about 5 weeks, which when you are a week late. If you ovulated late, it could show up any later. If your or your doctor is concerned about an ectopic pregnancy it should be repeated. ...Read more

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Had early miscarriage in jan.spotted after 2 months followed by period after a month.late period by 4wks.sympotoms of preg.hv pcos.on metformin.

Had early miscarriage in jan.spotted after 2 months followed by period after a month.late period by 4wks.sympotoms of preg.hv pcos.on metformin.

Poss pregnancy: Well, if you feel like pregnancy is a possibility, do a home pregnancy test. This will confirm or disprove it. If negative, but still in doubt, repeat in 2 weeks unless you have a regular normal period by then. ...Read more

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Is 9 days after a missed period too early for a transvaginal ultrasound? All home pregnancy tests have come up negative.

Is 9 days after a missed period too early for a transvaginal ultrasound? All home pregnancy tests have come up negative.

Early pregnancy: It is somewhat early, but if you are having any spotting or pain you need to be evaluated. You can see baby's heartbeat around 5-6 weeks pregnant. So make appointment to be seen in the next couple of weeks. Start takingprenatal vitamins that contain 11st of folic acid. ...Read more

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Missed miscarriage, 6.5 wks took cytotec at 11wks to abort. 6wks later HCG 59, had methotrexate. 3wks later still have HCG of 34. Why wont it go down?

Missed miscarriage, 6.5 wks took cytotec at 11wks to abort. 6wks later HCG 59, had methotrexate. 3wks later still have HCG of 34. Why wont it go down?

It should over time: Methotrexate causes slow deterioration of the HCG producing chorionic villi and as a result serial HCG's are done to note if the result is trending downward or not. ...Read more

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Is early satiety normal during first trimester of pregnancy?

Is early satiety normal during first trimester of pregnancy?

Not usually: Early satiety is seen in late term pregnancy however the nausea of early pregnancy could potentially be expressed as early full feeling! I would speak with your OB-GYN about this symptom ESPECIALLY if you are LOOSING weight! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Positive pregnancy test 10 weeks after full term delivery: new pregnancy or residual pregnancy hormone from previous pregnancy?

Probably a new preg: But, rarely, there is a hormone-producing tumor left from the pregnancy. See your ob/gyn; you may need a 24 hour hormone assay to dfferentiate it from a a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Progesterone and hCG levels early pregnancy after ivf?

Ok: Most ivf clinics only measure HCG levels approximately 9 days after a day 5 embryo transfer. However, some clinics feel that the combination of HCG levels and Progesterone levels have a more predictive value of a good pregnancy than HCG levels alone. Personally, we only measure hcg. Hope this helps and good luck. ...Read more

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6wks, 6days post ivf, tech can see fetal pole & sac, no heartbeat. Had gush of blood a few days earlier. Hcg still rising. Is this a miscarriage?

6wks, 6days post ivf, tech can see fetal pole & sac, no heartbeat. Had gush of blood a few days earlier.  Hcg still rising.  Is this a miscarriage?

IVF miscarraige: 1) congratulations on you becoming pregnant. 2) this cannot be determined at this time. In your favor: rising hcg presence of pole unfavorable of course is the "gush of blood". However, bleeding sometimes occurs with implantation of the embryp/placental growth. Make sure you're not rh- with a presence of fetal pole, you should see a fetal heart in maximum one week with a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences a loss of a pregnancy, typically prior ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more