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What is hyditaform molar pregnancy?

What is hyditaform molar pregnancy?

Here's a link: This is a tumor that develops during pregnancy. Here is a link to more information. http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/molarpregnancy.html. ...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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Had hydatidiform mole pregnancy, it was terminated bec cystic hygroma fetus, do I've chance for another normal preg?do I need treatment?

Had hydatidiform mole pregnancy, it was terminated bec cystic hygroma fetus, do I've chance for another normal preg?do I need treatment?

Yes: Any abnormal pregnancies such as this are due to genetic it Tatian's which can happen only one time there's no guarantee you will have another problem like this. To be sure you might want to have genetic counseling or you can check your chromosomes it's possible that you have a chromosome disease that could be inherited most likely it is a random mutation which will never happen again ...Read more

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Can hydatiform mole occur even if am not pregnant?Also dint have successfull pentration even though we tried.Lab pregnancy urine test is +ve.Not sure

Can hydatiform mole occur even if am not pregnant?Also dint have successfull pentration even though we tried.Lab pregnancy urine test is +ve.Not sure

Probably pregnant: It's possible to get pregnant even without penetration. Enough seminal fluid can sometimes get into the vagina and cervix to get you pregnant. So if your pregnancy test is positive, it's likely true. A hydatidiform mole is much less likely, but possible. See your doctor, and some blood HCG levels can help figure it all out. ...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 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

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What is a molar pregnancy? What causes it?

What is a molar pregnancy?  What causes it?

Failed pregnancy: It is a misformed conception and damaged baby. Does not bode well for having a baby. ...Read more

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Which questions should I be asking my dr about molar pregnancy?

Some questions: What are the symptoms of a molar pregnancy? What are the possible complications from a molar pregnancy? What is the treatment for a molar pregnancy? ...Read more

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How can I prevent another molar pregnancy?

How can I prevent another molar pregnancy?

Contraception: ...that is effective against normal pregnancy, also will prevent a molar pregnancy. Molar pregnancy is uncommon, and occurs when sperm fertilize an empty egg (with no nucleus). The chance of a repeat molar pregnancy is about 1%. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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