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What can I expect at my ob/gyn appointment at 13 weeks? I am 41 with a history of a uterine avm after a therapeutic abortion 4 years ago. Thanks.

What can I expect at my ob/gyn appointment at 13 weeks?  I am 41 with a history of a uterine avm after a therapeutic abortion 4 years ago. Thanks.

High risk: It is hard to predict exactly what you specific doctor will do. Generally around this time first trimester genetic screening is done. Since you are over age 35 this is important. It is certainly reasonable to call your doctors office and ask the nurse for guidance on what tests you are due for at the next appointment. ...Read more

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In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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Is termination in cases of Down syndrome considered an acceptable reason for a therapeutic abortion?

Is termination in cases of Down syndrome considered an acceptable reason for a therapeutic abortion?

No: This would be considered by most an elective procedure. Abortion for a mother with kidney failure who would likely die if it were not done would be considered by most therapeutic. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my ob/gyn appointment at 13 weeks? I am 41 with a history of a uterine avm after a theraputic abortion 4 years ago. Thanks.

What can I expect at my ob/gyn appointment at 13 weeks?  I am 41 with a history of a uterine avm after a theraputic abortion 4 years ago. Thanks.

A few things: An ultrasound possibly. Nuchal translucency (nt) test, and possible blood draw to check for chromosomal or anatomical abnormalities. Check blood pressure, urine, weight. At 41 are you considering cvs? The avm and treatment for it shouldn't affect this pregnancy, but if you have questions, consider consultation with maternal fetal medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Abortion treatment can be considered elective or therapeutic abortio treatment

Abortion treatment can be considered elective or therapeutic abortio treatment

A : A voluntary abortion is deliberate termination of a pregnancy for non-medical reasons. A therapeutic abortion is performed for medical reasons such saving the mother’s life. Other reasons for therapeutic abortions can include: terminating a pregnancy in which there are no chances for the fetus’ survival or when the fetus would have significant health defects. It can also be done in cases in which carrying to term would cause significant mental or physical problems for the mother. ...Read more

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Im pregnant with PID and i need a theraputic abortion i need any doctor to call my ex boyfriends mother and say that my infection has cleared up and it safe to do so please help ill explain more to why

Im pregnant with PID and i need a theraputic abortion i need any doctor to call my ex boyfriends mother and say that my infection has cleared up and it safe to do so please help ill explain more to why

I : I suggest you call the doctor that is treating you, and ask if he/she will speak to the person in question. You must give permission for any information to be released concerning your care. Every doctor/office is different, they may want you to come in or they may choose to handle your request over the phone. Please feel free to provide more information and questions to avvo.Com at any time. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the standard definition of a history of habitual abortion and what is the workup?

What is the standard definition of a history of habitual abortion and what is the workup?

>3 Losses. MD Eval: 3 or more losses. The evaluation involves blood tests (basic labs, antiphospholipid antibody, exclusion of thyroid disease or diabetes), evaluation for genetic issues, uterine (womb) abnormalities, and sometimes, the cause is not known. An evaluation by a physician with experience in this area is important as some causes can be corrected and/or treated. ...Read more

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Lmp is 18_12_2014 and bhcg is 28 yestarday(21/1/2015) today i have browen spotting and red spotting l have history of abortion in 11th week ?

Lmp is 18_12_2014  and bhcg is 28 yestarday(21/1/2015) today i have browen spotting and red spotting  l have history of abortion in 11th week ?

Too early at this pt: It is not uncommon to have spotting in early pregnancy and if this is the start of a miscarriage then there may not be anything that you can do but wait and follow up with your doctor. Be patient and hopeful. Your previous miscarriage might not have any bearing on the outcome of this pregnancy ...Read more

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Iam have history of missid abortion since 2 m. Ago and now planing for pregnancy ...can take clomide tab now at 5th day of my menses?

Iam have history of missid abortion since 2 m. Ago and now planing for pregnancy ...can take clomide tab now at 5th day of my menses?

Miscarriage: You should probably wait a few months more. Studies show that pregnancies that occur within 4 months of a miscarriage are at higher risk to abort. Also this allows time for you to build back up your bodies store of folate (folic acid) - an important building block of DNA ...Read more