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Doctor insights on: Fetus Growing Outside Uterus

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11 wks preg, RA, fibroid 4.8cm, low lying placenta, baby very active at scan, will fibroid grow with pregnancy?

11 wks preg, RA, fibroid 4.8cm, low lying placenta, baby very active at scan, will fibroid grow with pregnancy?

Most likely : No one can predict to what extent it will.On occasions ,they cease growth and undergo some degeneration;i.e.the fibroid actually breaks down(red degeneration).It normally doesn't affect baby's growth. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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Where is my uterus positioned at 17weeks pregnant?

Where is my uterus positioned at 17weeks pregnant?

See below: Your uterus will be in the middle of your abdomen/pelvis about half way between your pubic bone and belly button. By 20 weeks it will be at the level of your belly button. After 20 weeks your doctor will use a tape measure to measure the height of the uterus. This measurement will usually be as many centimeters as you're weeks plus or minus two. Example at 24 weeks your uterus will be 22-26 cm. ...Read more

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Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

To a great extent.: In utero life is largely sheltered and protected from external dangers due to its location and the placental defense barrier. It is not impervious to all toxins, however, nor to severe trauma or infections. ...Read more

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Can fibroid make the uterus measurements bigger during pregnancy?

Depends on size: If the fibroid is large then the overall size of the uterus will feel bigger. On sonogram the report should specify the size of the fibroid ...Read more

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Hemorrhage, lower then average hormones, fetus smaller then normal, gestational sac 2 weeks behind fetus. Chances of trisomy or other abnormalities?

Hemorrhage, lower then average hormones, fetus smaller then normal, gestational sac 2 weeks behind fetus. Chances of trisomy or other abnormalities?

Maybe,miscarriage is: More likely. Not knowing how many weeks pregnant you are, it's difficult to give you more specific information. Usually the above consistent with early pregnancy loss. It is best to follow closely with Gyn/OB. Also try to avoid air travel or long car rides, trips in remote areas until this is settled. Miscarriage is potentially serious and can result in significant blood loss, so call 911 4 help ...Read more

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3 fibroids found in the anterior wall of the uterus?Will it grow fast? M 26 y/o.Will it interfere pregnancy?And to the fetus if your pregnant?

Cannot predict: There is no way to predict how fast, if at all, the fibroids will grow. Effects on pregnancy depends on how large they are and where in the wall they are located. Your gynecologist can help you monitor them and provide advice regarding any effects on pregnancy. ...Read more

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Anteverted,bulky gravid uterus,single intrauterine gestational sac 2.7 cm gestational age 6 weeks 6 days no fetal pole is this OK?or a miscarriage?

Anteverted,bulky gravid uterus,single intrauterine gestational sac 2.7 cm gestational age 6 weeks 6 days no fetal pole is this OK?or a miscarriage?

Blighted ovum: A gestational sac without a fetal with a gestational age of almost 7 weeks is most likely a blighted ovum (non development of the fetus). Most likely with result is a miscarriage. If not you may need a D&C. Follow up with your gynecologist in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Gestational sac only grew 3 mm in 10 days. Yolk sac visible; but no embryo seen (7 wks LMP).What are the chances that pregnancy is viable?

Gestational sac only grew 3 mm in 10 days. Yolk sac visible; but no embryo seen (7 wks LMP).What are the chances that pregnancy is viable?

Pregnancy: If ytour dates are accurate, you should be able to see a fetal pole and heart beat by 7 weeks. The sac should grow about 1 mm per day. You should discuss these findings with you doctor, but the chance of viability is verly low. ...Read more

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My baby sac is Somewhat right corner of uterus.does the sac moves to mid of uterus??

My baby sac is Somewhat right corner of uterus.does the sac moves to mid of uterus??

Gestational Sac: Yes the position of the sac will likely fill the entire center of the uterus as it enlarges. In rare situations, if the sac lands within the cervix or at the cornea of the fallopian tubes, it will,not and this is considered a variation of ectopic pregnancy. But those situations are pretty rare. It's VERY VERY likely the sac will become more central over time as it enlarges. ...Read more

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Where is myometrium wall of the uterus?

Where is myometrium wall of the uterus?

The middle: The myometrium is the middle layer. The outside of the uterus is the serosa, the inside the mucosa and the middle is the myometrium. ...Read more

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6mo preg. Last U/s at 23wks showed uterine scartissue near cervix ex os+in cervix.ob says baby will push it out of the way as she grows. Harm bub/me?

6mo preg. Last U/s at 23wks showed uterine scartissue near cervix ex os+in cervix.ob says baby will push it out of the way as she grows. Harm bub/me?

Not expected: The cervix undergoes dramatic changes during labor and delivery that often is about to change the architecture of scars and allow continued progression to normal labor, aided by the downward pressure of your baby's head. Scar tissue can also be removed in labor if needed. ...Read more

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Single intruterine fundal gestational sac is seen with no detectable fetal pole development at 7 weeks 4 days will the baby survive looks like 5weeks?

Single intruterine fundal gestational sac is seen with no detectable  fetal pole development at 7 weeks 4 days will the baby survive looks like 5weeks?

Less likely: So, the first assumption is that the dating is correct. If you are truly 7+4 weeks, there should be both a fetal pole and a heartbeat. But for various reasons you may be only 5-6 weeks so worth repeating ultrasound to make sure ...Read more

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Unspecified ectopic pregnancy W/O intrauterine preg. Told a gestational sac and yolk sac was seen between the left ovary and uterus. What that mean?

Unspecified ectopic pregnancy W/O intrauterine preg.  Told a gestational sac and yolk sac was seen between the left ovary and uterus. What that mean?

Tubal pregnancy: If the expanation is accurate, it means that a pregnancy could exist in your tube (left). This would be an "ectopic" pregnancy, and needs to be removed, or your tube may rupture and cause a surgical emergency. Consult your health care professional without delay. ...Read more

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What does this mean? "Fibroid uterus w/notable partially degenerated 1.7 cm fibroid in myometrium of the right uterine cornua. Atrophic right ovary"

What does this mean? "Fibroid uterus w/notable partially degenerated 1.7 cm
fibroid in myometrium of the right uterine cornua. Atrophic right ovary"

Interpretation: A fibroid is a smooth muscle growth in your right section at the top of your uterus next to the right Fallopian tube. It is in the process of "falling apart"(degenerating) which can cause bleeding and pain. The right ovary is shrunken (atrophic) which is common in post menopausal women. ...Read more

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Will uterus continue to grow after fetal demise?

Will uterus continue to grow after fetal demise?

No: It will not, but you may notice some physical changes in the subsequent days after fetal demise because of hormonal changes. Most notably, period like bleeding and discharge. ...Read more