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Vanishing Twin Syndrome Ultrasound For Pregnancy
Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect first trimester downs syndrome testing with blood test and ultrasound?
Vanishing twin: No, it would not affect your test result. Ultrasound would show it for a while, but the developing twin will eventually grow big enough to hide it from view. ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
How late can you detect a heartbeat from twin pregnancy with transvaginal ultra sound? If demise of one twin will other twin have issues?
Twin is high risk..: Generally, embryonic cardiac activity is seen between 5 and 6 menstrual weeks of pregnancy - single or twins or triplets. If both fetuses share a single placenta (monochorionic, monoamniotic placentation), and if one is demised, the other will likely have problems. A main concern is the effects of twin-twin transfusion. ...Read more
Pregnancy 15 week, ultrasound report.,.. Turner syndrome with cystic hygroma and hydrops fetalis....., your advise required?
Your decision: in the end. These findings in the first trimester usually carry a poor outlook for survival of the baby but there have been many reports of resolution of both cystic hygroma and hydrops as pregnancy progresses. Turner syndrome will always be there. I cannot decide for you but suggest you consider re-evaluating by ultrasound in 3-4 weeks should you decide to continue the pregnancy, you will then know more about the prognosis for the baby and any associated problems such as congenital heart defect etc. see:http://www.turnersyndrome.org/#!child/c4ff ...Read more
Is this normal pregnancy or miscarriage?
single intrauterine gestational sac seen measuring 2.2 cms,corresponding to 6+ weeks
Demise of one fetus: Vanishing twin syndrome is the demise of one twin sometime during the pregnancy. One study suggested it occurred about 20-30% of twin pregnancies. Most commonly it occurs early in the pregnancy and generally the remaining fetus has a good outcome. Its' occurrence later in pregnancy can be associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect the results of first trimester Down's syndrome blood testing?
Unlikely: These tests rely on the active production of various markers in the blood and so a demised twin this early on will be unlikely to affect the test. These tests however, should be interpreted in the setting of a screening ultrasound to help better understand the risk. That being said, no test is ever 100% accurate, though they are useful. Consultation with a genetic counselor will help. ...Read more
Sonogram indicates gestational sac 25.2mm at 7 weeks 1 day,embryo 5.2 mm.also indicated an early pregnancy demise.am i having miscarriage?
Heartbeat: Clarify with your doctor if a heartbeat was seen in the baby. At 7 weeks a heartbeat should be easy to see. If not then a miscarriage is likely. ...Read more
Twin pregnancy: early ultrasound may fail to identify multiple gestation pregnancies in some cases. ...Read more
What are the risks of disseminated intravascular coagulation after a single fetal demise @ 28 weeks.
This a triplet pregnancy - trichorion/triamnio?
I am truly sorry: for a loss of one of your Fetus. At 28 weeks with the advent of Modern medicine and Technology survival rate of other fituses are 100%. All the best ...Read more
Ultrasound result: single live intrautrerine pregnancy,presently cephalic,20weeks and 5days gestation,oligohydramnios fetal ascites..what can i do
See perinatologist: Its frightening to have an ultrasound that gives news that isn't perfect. Oligohydramnios means that there isn't enough fluid around the baby. You can help make more fluid by drinking lots and lots of water and getting enough rest. You need to see a perinatologist to find out why. This is a doctor who concentrates on complicated pregnancies to find out why. Best Wishes! ...Read more
Pregnancy test still positive after 5 weeks of surgical abortion.Ultrasound at 8 weeks showed early embryonic demise with subchorionic haemorrhage ?
Go see your OB/GYN: You should follow-up with your ob/gyn.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hcg betas 48 hrs apart: 1=51 2=60 3=130. Doc says either ectopic or viable pregnancy. Is there any chance this pregnancy will result in a live birth?
What is the progeste: Progesterone level, cause a prog under 10 is worrisome, under 5 is really bad and over 20 is great u need another beta and prog level to see if the beat doubles , if the beat keeps doubling then when it reaches about 2000 u should be able to see a sac( too early for ht beat in the uterus) but I am sure your OB has already explained all of this to u, if u have an sharp pain then u need immediate. ...Read more
What are the risks of disseminated intravascular coagulation after a single fetal demise @ 28 weeks.This a triplet pregnancy - trichorion/triamnio?
Does noninvasive prenatal testing(cfDNA )capture baby's genetic defects?Is amniocentesis better for more accurate results? Im 31&12 weeks pregnant.
Some and yes: The cf-DNA can detect many genetic anomalies but it is not 100% and when positive is usually confirmed by an amniocentesis for a full karyotype. The amniocentesis is the gold standard for detecting genetic anomalies . Sampling of the placental tissue _ ie: chorionic villus sampling would be comparable to an amniocentesis and can be performed earlier in the pregnancy. ...Read more
Ivf pregnancy week 6. Triplets measure at week 4+ no yolk and heartbeat seen. Is this normal? Or blighted ovum?
Depends on size: If they are measuring only 4 weeks it's possible they are normal, but this is unlikely given ivf. What are the sizes of the gestational sacs? ...Read more
Anteverted,bulky gravid uterus,single intrauterine gestational sac 2.7 cm gestational age 6 weeks 6 days no fetal pole is this OK?or a miscarriage?
Ultrasound at 6weeks 2days pregnant shows gestational sac, yolk sac, fetal pole n heartbeat (133bpm).
What are the chances of miscarriage after this?
Risk is decreased: The fact the fetal pole has a heartbeat is very good and encouraging. However, the risk of miscarriage is still present until 12-13 weeks. That is why most celebrities do not release statements about pregnancy, due to the fact that miscarriage can happen. After this time, with a normal fetal heartbeat and placenta, the risk of miscarriage drastically decreases. ...Read more
Ivf pregnant week8 dr confirm triplet blighted hCG 8k. However saw a yolk sac in 1sac@week9 when consulted another dr. Chances of remain preg? Week7 hcg7k
Miscarriage?: There should be more than a yolk sac by now. There should be a fetus with a heart beat. It would appear that you have a missed abortion or what is normally called a miscarriage. This is unfortunate. Your infertility specialist that performed the ivf would be the best one to determine this. ...Read more
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
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