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What are the symptoms of a dead fetus?

What are the symptoms of a dead fetus?

A number: of symptoms/signs including but not limited to: Lack of movement ("life") sensations Bleeding (usually moderate-heavy) Cramps (usually moderate-severe) lack of growth (Ultrasound) Falling HCG (blood test) levels Hope this info helps DR Z ...Read more

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How can umblical cord chock the fetus? Is there any symptoms to look for or advices?

How can umblical cord chock the fetus?  Is there any symptoms to look for or advices?

Cord accident: A tight nuchal cord (around the neck) can restrict blood flow in the cord itself, thereby slowly and possibly stopping oxygen flow to the baby. Its occasionally seen on ultrasound, but the main thing to be concerned about is decreased or no fetal movement after 24 weeks of pregnancy. Talk to your OB about kick counts. ...Read more

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Are there symptoms of rubella in a fetus?

Are there symptoms of rubella in a fetus?

Rubella: Rubella is a virus which can affect the fetus especially in the first trimester. Signs of intrauterine infection include deafness, blindness, heart abnormalities, growth retardation. ...Read more

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Yesterday i had miscarriage symptoms & b4 my u/s i seen a clear blob on my pad. My results showed no baby in the sac could that have been the fetus?

Yesterday i had miscarriage symptoms & b4 my u/s i seen a clear blob on my pad. My results showed no baby in the sac could that have been the fetus?

No: In early miscarriage the baby generally dies 2 weeks before any symptoms and is mostly resorbed before any tissue(which is the placenta) passes. It is very rare for even pathologic reports to mention fetal tissue. ...Read more

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What are the real symptoms of congenital toxoplasmosis in fetus?

What are the real symptoms of congenital toxoplasmosis in fetus?

Please see below.: Congenital toxoplasmosis symptoms can range from none to severe, and can be seen anywhere from the first month to later in life. Infected babies can have anemia, low platelets (which can cause easy bleeding or bruising), jaundice, small heads, brain calcifications, seizures, mental retardation, vision loss, or other neurologic problems. ...Read more

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Will the mother show any symptoms if the fetus has a neural tube problem?

Will the mother show any symptoms if the fetus has a neural tube problem?

Typically no.: The mother is generally asymptomatic in most fetal anomalies (including neural tube defects), which makes a reliable prenatal sonogram necessary for detection of these problems before delivery - in order to improve prognosis and streamline care. Occasionally a fetus with open neural tube defect will develop polyhydramnios (increased fluid in the sac) and then cause a large uterus and dyspnea. ...Read more

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1st semester of pregnancy feel so tired can't get enough rest got a flu what can I take to make it go away? W/out harming the fetus? Symptoms stronger

1st semester of pregnancy feel so tired can't get enough rest got a flu what can I take to make it go away? W/out harming the fetus? Symptoms stronger

Home remedies: For sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * For congestion – saline nose drops or a neti pot. *For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * Add honey & a small amt. of lemon juice to Chamomile tea. These remedies can help with symptoms but don't cure a viral infection. ...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

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When is a fetus considered a human life under u.S. Law?

When is a fetus considered a human life under u.S. Law?

Fetus: When a fetus has reached 24 weeks estimated gestational age it is considered to be a viable fetus and therefore afforded all medical efforts to maintain life if born. Prior to this gestational age the fetus is considered to be nonviable. ...Read more

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Does a 14w u/s scan of the fetus look noticeably different than a 10w u/s scan?

Does a 14w u/s scan of the fetus look noticeably different than a 10w u/s scan?

Yes: With the additional growth to 14 weeks, the fetal features such as head and limbs are more defined. ...Read more

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Isn't a 12 wk u/s accurate within 5-7 days? Don't the fetus measurements vary slightly and would show a difference of 11 days?

Isn't a 12 wk u/s accurate within 5-7 days?  Don't  the fetus measurements vary slightly and would show a difference of 11 days?

5 days either way: The error is plus or minus 5 days. So at 12 weeks the range is one of 11 days. Earlier ultrasounds are more accurate. If the ultrasound was done between 6 and 10 weeks, the error would be plus or minus 3 days for a range of 7 days. ...Read more

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If you have a 12 wk u/s and it reads 12 wks+4days, and if there is an 11 day range of error, wouldn't there be a different measurement of the fetus?

If you have a 12 wk u/s and it reads 12 wks+4days, and if there is an 11 day range of error, wouldn't there be a different measurement of the fetus?

Pregnancy Dating: For the situation you describe the infrasound due date may be the better estimate. At most centers a first trimester ultrasound is accurate to 7 says. Since there is a greater than a 7 at discrepancy from your menstrual period dating, the ultrasound date is used. ...Read more

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What point is an embryo, fetus, or baby considered a human being in the u.S.?

What point is an embryo, fetus, or baby considered a human being in the u.S.?

Depends: This depends on who you ask. Some have a personal opinion that life begins at conception, some at "reasonable expectation of viability", some at birth.Various states have their own legal definition of status.I don't expect the arguments to be resolved in my lifetime & i doubt there will ever be a consensus on the matter. ...Read more

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Fetus was measuring accurate at 5w3d and 8w4d u/s. But this time I should be 11w3d but u/s showed only 10w1d with a strong heartbeat. Why?

Fetus was measuring accurate at 5w3d and 8w4d u/s. But this time I should be 11w3d but u/s showed only 10w1d with a strong heartbeat. Why?

Margin of error: There are various margins of error at various gestational ages on sonograms. The margin of error in a first trimester sonogram is about 7 days. You can confirm with your doctor but it appears you are within the normal range ...Read more

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In 12 wk u/s margin of error is 1 wk. Is this error on the due date or error on fetus measurements? Don't fetuses grow at same rate in 1st trim?

Both: When measuring such small dimensions with shadows, the test is going to use a range. When they say 1 week, it is plus or minus a week. As the pregnancy moves further along, the accuracy will improve as they have more baby to measure & features to study. ...Read more

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How does a fetus develop?

How does a fetus develop?

Genetic programming: Just like a computer program the genetic composition of the developing egg determines what will appear on the "computer screen"(baby). In conjunction with good nutrition by the mother, Voila! a new life to nurture. ...Read more