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What Does It Mean When Blighted Ovum
Yes: You definitely ovulated. The ultimate measure of ovulation is pregnancy. Blighted ovum most often is just natures way of getting rid of an abnormal pregnancy. most human embryos are not chromosomally normal. some are more normal than others and may make it to pregnancy test or beyond. We can't guarantee a pregnancy but you should do fine. If you have another miscarriage you need an evaluation. ...Read more
Does a blighted ovum mean I will have issues again? I am 32 we have been trying for a few months but don't have sex often.
After suffering a twin blighted ovum, does this mean it will happen again or are we at risk of infertility problems?
What did your doc sa: You should ask him or her as they know u and your medical and gyn history and condition, but if that was your 1st and u have no other problems your chances of a 2nd one are no greater than anyone else. ...Read more
I had my sac genetically tested after a blighted ovum. Results were normal. Does this mean my egg was poor quality, could the sperm be bad quality?
Could be: Either one, but most likely not either: it's still probably an embryo problem. You don't say 'what' tests were done, but karyotype only identifies large chromosomal abnormalities, and histopath tells you nothing much at all. 98% of these are genetic abnormalities, but one smaller scale. ...Read more
I am 5weeks and 3days pregnant with a gestational sac and yolk sac but no fetal pole is visualize...does this mean I will have a blighted ovum?
I've had a blighted ovum and a missed miscarriage within 6 months. Does this mean I have bad quality eggs or is it due to DNA fragmentation in sperm?
Miscarriage: There are many possible reasons for miscarriage. I would recommend seeing a reproductive endocrinologist for a complete evaluation. ...Read more
Define baby: I believe one legislature just failed to pass a law stating life begins at conception, an interesting idea but one fraught with problems. The blighted ovum is one example of why legislatures need to stay out of this issue. Here a sperm fertilized an egg with just enough information to start the process, but not enough to complete the job. Study of the shed debris often shows chromosome defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on testing: A blighted ovum means that that portion of the embryo that was to become the baby did not develop properly, but the portion that was to become the placenta did. So you have rising hormone levels and even a gestational sac in the uterus, but the sac is 'empty'. Older women with poor egg quality have higher chances of blighted pregnancy. If there is no genetic issue with you, then <15% chance. ...Read more
Certainly possible: It would be difficult to give you a number or a percent chance. Blighted ovums and early miscarriage are just very common. Unfortunately it can happen again. Assuming you have no medical issues though a normal healthy pregnancy is statistically more likely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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