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Two months late for period history of ectopic and molar pregnancy, home test negative doctor said uterus wasn't enlarged 3 weeks ago. What's going on?

Two months late for period history of ectopic and molar pregnancy, home test negative doctor said uterus wasn't enlarged 3 weeks ago. What's going on?

Many things possible: There are many causes of late periods including ovarian cysts, hormone imbalances, thyroid disease, pcos etc. If you miss a period for 3 months or late periods are common then it's best to see a doctor for evaluation. I would suggest you see an obgyn or a reproductive endocrinologist. ...Read more

Dr. John Geisler
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Molar Pregnancy (Definition)

A molar pregnancy, or hydatidiform mole, is a rare mass or growth that forms inside the uterus at the beginning of a pregnancy. It is a type of gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD). After treatment, serum HCG levels will be followed. It is important to avoid pregnancy and to use a reliable contraceptive for 6 - 12 months after treatment for a molar pregnancy. This allows for accurate testing to be sure that the abnormal tissue does not return. Women who get pregnant too soon after a molar pregnancy have a greater risk ...Read more


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What is a molar pregnancy?

What is a molar pregnancy?

Abnormal pregnancy: A molar pregnancy is an abnormal pregnancy occurring when an fertilized egg receives too much chromosomal material from the sperm. They can cause heavy vaginal bleeding and require a D&C to remove the abnormal tissue. It is characterized as a complete or partial mole based on the number of chromosomes. Pregnancy hormones will be monitored post-operatively until they return to normal. ...Read more

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What about molar pregnancy?

Dangerous: Hydatidiform mole is a highly abnormal change in the embryo and requires skilled medical advice. ...Read more

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What is a partial molar pregnancy?

What is a partial molar pregnancy?

Could write a book: A molar pregnancy is a pre-cancerous condition caused by a genetic defect in the pregnancy tissue, usually caused by two sperm entering a defective empty egg. A partial mole has some fetal tissue present with a placenta made up of at least some 'molar' tissue. A complete mole is completely molar placental tissue. Partial moles are less dangerous and less likely to persist after treatment. ...Read more

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Can a virgin get a molar pregnancy?

Can a virgin get a molar pregnancy?

No: There must be union of a sperm and an egg to have a molar pregnancy. The molar pregnancy is an abnormality of the developing placenta. If a woman had artificial insemination and became pregnant and developed a molar pregnancy, she could still be a virgin. But there is no molar pregnancy without a pregnancy. ...Read more

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How long does molar pregnancy last?

Molar pregnancy: Once a molar pregnancy is thought likely by a combination of ultrasound and bhcg, a auction D&C should be done immediately. Most molar pregnancies are discovered before 10 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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How is a molar pregnancy diagnosed?

Labs & Ultrasound: The blood work will show abnormally high levels of HCG and on ultrasound there will be what is refered to as a 'snow storm" pattern with no identifiable fetus if it is a molar pregnancy. Usually the woman will also bleed, and sometimes the clots are charecteristic, but that's not enough to make the diagnosis by itself. ...Read more

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What are the tests for molar pregnancy?

Ultrasound and hCG: Ultrasound combined with HCG levels are the standard for diagnosing a molar pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of molar pregnancy?

What are the symptoms of molar pregnancy?

Molar pregnancy: The classic symptom of molar pregnancy is excessive nausea and vomiting (hyperemesis). Other possible symptoms are vaginal bleeding and rarely symptoms of hyperthyroidism (rapid pulse, tremor, sweating, diarrhea ) diagnosis also suspected if uterus larger than gestational age and is confirmed by classical ultrasound findings. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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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