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What is the outcome of most pregnancies diagnosed with t-16 m through amniocentesis if iugr and heart defects are already present .?

What is the outcome of most pregnancies diagnosed with t-16 m through amniocentesis if iugr and heart defects are already present .?

Consult specialist: If you mean trisomy 18, unfortunately the outcome is not good. You must consult a specialist in "maternal fetal medicine" for a detailed answer. Regardless, if heart defects and iugr are already present, consulting with a specialist in maternal fetal medicine is a must. ...Read more

Dr. Monica Popov
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Amniocentesis (Definition)

Amniocentesis is a procedure used to draw a sample of the amniotic fluid that surrounds and cushions the baby in the womb. This fluid contains cells that have been sloughed off of the developing fetus. Amniocentesis is most often used to detect genetic abnormalities, though the results can also reveal the baby's sex, gauge lung maturity (if done close to term), detect amniotic fluid infections, or ...Read more


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Hi i want to know risks associated with ear tags of a new born. Amniocentesis was done during pregnancy and was fine, does this rule out any risk?

Hi i want to know risks associated with ear tags of a new born. Amniocentesis was done during pregnancy and was fine,  does this rule out any risk?

Ear tags: Most ear tags are benign and not associated with any abnormalities. One thing i know they can be associated with is hearing abnormalities. Hearing test in the hospital and subsequent one later in life (consult with ent) is important to conduct. Otherwise, no other testing than routine one in the hospital (metabolic profile) is recommended. ...Read more

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Infected in CMV prior to pregnancy. I realized there was no risk to the fetus. I want to perform amniocentesis. Is amniotic fluid used to do 16 20 wee?

Infected in CMV prior to pregnancy. I realized there was no risk to the fetus. I want to perform amniocentesis. Is amniotic fluid used to do 16 20 wee?

Possible...: My advice would be to pose this question to your ob/gyn. As you will not be the one performing the actual procedure; best to ask the professionals. There is always a small risk of miscarriage after an amniocentesis; albeit minute...So best to discuss this with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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How do I know when the abortion pill has terminated the pregnancy?

How do I know when the abortion pill has terminated the pregnancy?

Post pill exam: You should go back to the MD for an exam to be sure all the gestational material was expelled. ...Read more

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I had a medical abirtion 6 months ago..is it possible for a most experienced gynec to find out if i terminated my pregnancy or i was ever pregnant?

I had a medical abirtion 6 months ago..is it possible for a most experienced gynec to find out if i terminated my pregnancy or i was ever pregnant?

Previous Abortion: if the evidence of a positive pregnancy test or pelvic ultrasound confirming an early pregnancy is missing, then it is difficult to find out if you were pregnant before. We can only speculate based on your subjective information. If you are now ready to have children then proceed. ...Read more

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If you ovulate on your left side and get pregnant. If you terminated the pregnancy after a month does your next ovulation happen on your right side?

If you ovulate on your left side and get pregnant. If you terminated the pregnancy after a month does your next ovulation happen on your right side?

Sometimes: Women most commonly alternate sides on which they ovulate, but not always. The best way to tell where a woman ovulated from, is to perform an ultrasound and see where her corpus luteum is... The little cyst that forms in the site of ovulation. Good question! ...Read more

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I was 3 weeks along when I terminated my pregnancy. Now a week later, pregnacy test shows positive. Is that normal?

I was 3 weeks along  when I terminated my pregnancy. Now a week later, pregnacy test shows positive. Is that normal?

Still pos preg test: your hormone level of pregnancy ( beta-HcG) does not go to zero immediately after surgery. It gradually steps down making a test persistently positive. It is never a bad idea to check a final level at your final check up. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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