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Can a vanishing twin affect the results of genetic blood test in the first trimester?

Can a vanishing twin affect the results of genetic blood test in the first trimester?

No: if they were identical twins, they would share the exact same genetic information. So no it should not make any difference. If they were fraternal twins, still should not be any effect. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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


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What is the main cause of chromosomal abnormality in fetus?

What is the main cause of chromosomal abnormality in fetus?

Defect in gamete: Either the egg (usually) or sperm carries an extra chromosome (chm) to conception.The fetus ends up with 3 of that chm along with normal pairs of all the others. The third chm will cause a disruption in the code reading that goes into making the organs and brain. The newborn will be born with these defects. ...Read more

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What is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

What is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

Infant hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroidism during pregnancy raises small risk , approximately 1% to 2%, that infant will develop hyperthyroidism before birth , condition known as fetal thyrotoxicosis or known as neonatal hyperthyroidism. Rarely hyperthyroidism can also occur in the newborns of mothers who have history of graves' disease, treated medically or by ablation. Autoimmune with antibodies crossing the placenta. ...Read more

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What is the role of placenta in pregnancy?

What is the role of placenta in pregnancy?

Many: It's primary function is to act as a go between with your system and the baby's. It can filter out bad stuff and let good stuff (nutrients) in. It allows for the proper transfer of everything from calories to antibodies to the baby. A healthy and normally functioning placenta is critical to the baby's health. ...Read more

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"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?

"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?

Panoramic: It is told to be 99% accurate. But I have heard of false negatives....purpose is to look for genetic defects. Gender is bonus! ...Read more

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What is the incidence of depression in pregnancy?

What is the incidence of depression in pregnancy?

5-25 %: Depending on how the studies have defined depression (major versus minor, etc.) and whether postpartum depression has been included in that definition, the incidence has been estimated at anywhere from 5-25%. If there are any concerns about possible depression, have a conversation with your provider. ...Read more

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What is the percentage composition of maternal and fetal blood in the umbilical cord?

What is the percentage composition of maternal and fetal blood in the umbilical cord?

Odd question: The only blood in the umbilical cord is the babies. The babies blood comes to and passes close by the maternal circulation contained in the wall of the uterus. The nutrients of mothers blood pass through by diffusion to enter babies blood,and babies waste products are drawn off by mothers blood. There are occasional microscopic amounts of fetal cells that pass into mothers circulation & vise versa ...Read more

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What is the cause of a chemical or ectopic pregnancy in ivf?

What is the cause of a chemical or ectopic pregnancy in ivf?

Uterus vs tube: A "chemical" pregnancy in most cases is a pregnancy that implanted in the uterus, but miscarried very early. Before any sign on ultrasound. An ectopic pregnancy, which is more common in ivf pregnanices, is a pregnancy that implants in the tube, and is usually determined based on symptoms, abnormally rising HCG levels and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is there a decrease in the baby's movement during the 19thweek of pregnancy?

Is there a decrease in the baby's movement during the 19thweek of pregnancy?

Baby movements: At 19 weeks it would be really hard to tell whether you are having truly decreased baby movements or just not feeling your baby move consistently. At 19 weeks even in women who had previous pregnancies, baby movements are not consistently present. I would not get discouraged but would advise you to talk to your obgyn. He may elect to do an ultrasound to assess your baby's wellbeing. ...Read more

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What is the result of liver function tests in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?

What is the result of liver function tests in intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy?

Cholestasis: You could elevated bilirrubin and alkaline phosphatase predominantly. Others sucn as transaminases can be elevated too. They will all normalize upon delivery. ...Read more

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What is excessive movement of baby in pregnancy?

What is excessive movement of baby in pregnancy?

Unsure: Every baby moves different amounts in pregnancy. In general, active babies are healthy babies. It is when the movement decreases that we get concerned. If that happens, it is important to call your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the result of neonatal screen positive in inherited metabolic disorders?

What is the result of neonatal screen positive in inherited metabolic disorders?

Depends: A screening test is a relatively simple & inexpensive test designed to narrow down the number of patients brought in for the more expensive specific tests. For every 10, 000 screened, 100 may show positive & secondary tests will show 2--3 with a real problem. The screen eliminated 99% that didn't need a specific test.The state notifies me of + screens & we get the tests.If a real pbm, rx is atarted. ...Read more

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What is the normal pattern of hCG change early in pregnancy?

What is the normal pattern of hCG change early in pregnancy?

Doubles: In very early pregnancies the general rule is the HCG doubles every 48 hours up to a certain level, then gradually increases. ...Read more

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What is the path of blood in the fetal heart?

What is the path of blood in the fetal heart?

Fetal heart: Oxygenated blood from the placenta returns to the heart via the umbilical vein and IVC, entering the right atrium. Some passes directly to the left atrium through foramen ovale, some to right ventricle. Most RV blood is ejected into systemic circulation via ductus arteriosis, but a small amount to fetal lungs. Left heart blood from atrium (foramen ovale and pulmonary veins) follows aorta to body ...Read more

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What is the effect of Ampiclox in first trimester of pregnancy ?

Relatively safe.: Ampiclox is Ampicillin + cloxacillin. Both of these are fda pregnancy category b. According to drugs.Com: there are no controlled data in human pregnancies; however, there are no literature reports of congenital abnormalities associated with it. Cloxacillin should only be given during pregnancy when need has been clearly established.”. ...Read more

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My wife 's blood report shows some signs of trisomy and she is in 20th week of pregnany .Is this is always evedential that this will affect the baby?

My  wife 's blood report shows some signs of trisomy and she is in 20th week of pregnany .Is this is always evedential that this will affect the baby?

Depends.: If your wife had a quad screen with increased risk for fetal trisomy 21 or 18 then it is not diagnostic and a targeted fetal ultrasound should help modify her risk. If she had maternit21/harmony testing of fetal dna in the maternal circulation and found trisomy 21, 13 or 18, then it is virtually diagnostic and merits invasive prenatal diagnosis even if ultrasound is normal. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a second miscarriage due to chromosome abnormality?

What are the chances of a second miscarriage due to chromosome abnormality?

Dependsonabnormality: Actually depends on where the abnormality came from (parent or not). If it is pre-existing in either parent, chances of recurrence can be as high as 100% in a fusion chromosome between the X chromosome and a non-X chromosome. If it is a new anomaly, chance are almost background, although seeing something once always raises the possibility of seeing it, or something like it, again. Can't generalize ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences a loss of a pregnancy, typically prior ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more