Top 20 Doctor insights on: Fetus implanted low in uterus

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What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?

What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?

The low down on PG: All pregnancies are low in the uterus at only 8 weeks gestation prior to uterine expansion lifting them up into the fundus in the 2nd trimester. ...Read more

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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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Why does an egg implant low in the uterus?

Why does an egg implant low in the uterus?

Can be random: T he site of implantation can be random, related ti uterine anomalies, fibroids, previous pregnancies using other sites and in vitro fertilization. ...Read more

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Am16weeks pregnant, ihear my babys heartbeat at the pubic line still, doctor said my baby is low in the uterus, is that normal according to fetal age?

Am16weeks pregnant, ihear my babys heartbeat at the pubic line still, doctor said my baby is low in the uterus, is that normal according to fetal age?

Fetal location: At 16 weeks the top of your uterus is midway between your pubic bone and umbilicus (belly button), so your baby being down near the pubic bone still is perfectly normal. ...Read more

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I'm 5weeks, pregnant, bleeding for 2days, doctor says there is a sac, yolk, but no fetal pole, cervix is closed, but sac low in uterus, miscarriage?

I'm 5weeks, pregnant, bleeding for 2days, doctor says there is a sac, yolk, but no fetal pole, cervix is closed, but sac low in uterus, miscarriage?

Unsure: It is possible that this pregnancy will fail, but at five weeks there is the very small chance that the pregnancy will progress and be normal. It would be appropriate to recheck the ultrasound exam in a week. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a three month old fetus to be delivered from the uterus and still survive?

Is it possible for a three month old fetus to be delivered from the uterus and still survive?

Impossible: The fetus can survive as early as 22 weeks
(few anecdotal cases), most of them after 24 weeks (6 months). ...Read more

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Can a fetus go from being in the uterus to the tube?

Can a fetus go from being in the uterus to the tube?

Only exception: Pregnancies in the space between the uterus and tube are called cornual. They may at first appear to be a uterine pregnancy, but later diagnosed as ectopic (tubal). But if you're asking if they move from the uterus back into the tube once implanted, then no. ...Read more

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What is the stage of fetus that implants in your uterus?

What is the stage of fetus that implants in your uterus?

Blastocyst: At the time of implantation, usually about 9 days after conception, there would be essentially a ball of cells - called a blastocyst. ...Read more

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When a fetus is not growing yet the yolk sac is normal as well as uterus what is the condition?

Yolk sac: The yolk sac is only part of the conception. The fetus must continue to develop and grow to become a normal person. With no growth of the fetus and no development this sounds like an early miscarriage. ...Read more

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How do an egg cell and a sperm cell develop into a fetus inside the uterus?

How do an egg cell and a sperm cell develop into a fetus inside the uterus?

Conception: Sperm enter vagina in semen & then pass thru cervix, pass thru uterus into fallopian tube containing ovum or egg after ovulation. 1 sperm pierces thru membrane covering ovum & nucleus of sperm fuses with nucleus of ovum. This fertilized ovum now divides from 1 cell to 2 then 4 & so on. Now an embryo, transfers to body of uterus. Stem cells, within embryo divide, now a fetus develop various tissues ...Read more

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For a miscarriage at 7 weeks with fetus still in uterus 1 week later, what's the best way to get it out, pills or D&C? What are pluses of each one?

For a miscarriage at 7 weeks with fetus still in uterus 1 week later, what's the best way to get it out, pills or D&C? What are pluses of each one?

Depends: Both are legitimate options. Some patients prefer to efficiency of a D and C. This is a fairly simple outpatient procedure. Others want to avoid surgery. For those patients medical management is warranted. There is no one answer for everyone ...Read more

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At 11 weeks, where is a fetus located in a uterus? By belly button or way below?

At 11 weeks, where is a fetus located in a uterus? By belly button or way below?

Way below.: The uterus is still in your pelvis (not realy palpable transabdominally) in the first trimester. ...Read more

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Can a pregnancy be successful with a bicornate uterus that contains a fetus on one side and an IUD on the other?

Can a pregnancy be successful with a bicornate uterus that contains a fetus on one side and an IUD on the other?

Depends: It would be very hard to tell in advance what would happen. Often the iud is removed and some pregnancies will miscarry others will go to term. Certainly it is possible to survive but not likely. ...Read more

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On the sonography report, it was notated "intrauterine gestation 17w 6d." is this the actual fetus size? Does intrauterine gestation mean time of fetus in uterus?

On the sonography report, it was notated "intrauterine gestation 17w 6d." is this the actual fetus size? Does intrauterine gestation mean time of fetus in uterus?

Yes -relax.: Intrauterine means that the pregnancy is where it is supposed to be: inside your womb. The estimated gestational age is the result of measurements of the size/weight of the fetus and is pretty accurate before 20 weeks in predicting your due date. Congratulations! ...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?

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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What can be causing my hCG levels to fluctuate greatly and have symptoms of miscarriage but the fetus has been seen in my uterus?

What can be causing my hCG levels to fluctuate greatly and have symptoms of miscarriage but the fetus has been seen in my uterus?

Fluctuating hcg: Fluctuated levels of hcg is not a reassuring sign. The simple fact is that just because the fetus is in the uterus does not mean she is not miscarrying. Sometimes a spontaneous abortion is followed by spontaneous delivery of the fetus but other times the fetus must be delivered by the doctor. Follow up with her OB and he/she will advise her. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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