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Is it normal to not be able to hear fetal heart beat at 10 weeks ?

Is it normal to not be able to hear fetal heart beat at 10 weeks ?

No: You should be able to hear heart beats at 10 weeks, but a better test is ultrasound where you can see the heart beating whether you hear it or not ...Read more

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After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?

After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?

Unlikely to miscarry: Approximately 15% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. Once a heart beat is documented, that risk drops to about 1 in 20. It can still happen, but it is not likely. So you can relax a bit. ...Read more

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Why do I constantly hear my heart beat?

Why do I constantly hear my heart beat?

Depends: You should see you doctor and get it checked out. Can you hear it all the time or at night when it is quiet? What does it sound like? Is it in one ear or both? This could be nothing to worry about or it could mean a blockage in a carotid artery or aortic valve. Your doctor and you can figure it out with a detailed history, exam and may be a few tests. ...Read more

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What months of pregancy do u hear the heart beat?

What months of pregancy do u hear the heart beat?

Method of listening?: You can find a heart rate on ultrasound as early as 6 weeks. Usually by 12 weeks you can hear the heart rate with a handheld doppler. ...Read more

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How can variation in fetal heart beat be interpreted?

How can variation in fetal heart beat be interpreted?

Acceleration is good: Increase in fetal heart rate of 15-20 beats for 15 seconds usually indicates a healthy baby. Fetal heart rate interpretation should be done by trained professionals. ...Read more

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Does fever affect heart beat of 8week fetus?

Does fever affect heart beat of 8week fetus?

Fetal heart beat: Early in gestation the fetal heart rate is predominately under the control of the sympathetic nervous system and arterial chemoreceptors. Maternal fever could stimulate sympathetic nervous system, which could increase fetal heart rate. ...Read more

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What early fetal age corresponds with heart beat of 115 and 7 mm crl?

What early fetal age corresponds with heart beat of 115 and 7 mm crl?

6-7 weeks: That CR measurement relates to approximately 6-7 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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Can you hear your baby's heart beat with a stethoscope at 20 weeks? I'm thin.

Can you hear your baby's heart beat with a stethoscope at 20 weeks? I'm thin.

Almost never: A person with training can sometimes hear fetal heart tones with a stethoscope, but not commonly. If you don't hear anything, it certainly doesn't mean anything bad. ...Read more

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Fetal heart beat 148bpm at 22 weeks 4days. Weight is 504 grmas +/_70 it is normal. ..?

Fetal heart beat 148bpm at 22 weeks 4days. Weight is 504 grmas +/_70 it is normal. ..?

Appears to be normal: From the limited information here this is a normal weight and heart rate. It is important any time you have a medical test done to go over the results with the treating physician who has all of the information on hand. ...Read more

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Sometimes I can hear my heart beat so quickly. Should I be afraid? I am into motilium medication.

Sometimes I can hear my heart beat so quickly. Should I be afraid? I am into motilium medication.

Depends: Try counting it. If it's <150, it's likely not abnormal but depends what you're doing. Do you become faint with it? If so, it may be more serious. A 24 hour or 30 day recording of your heart beat would likely be revealing. You ought to avoid caffeine like in coffee, cola, and cocoa. ...Read more

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Throughout the day why does heart beat go so fast. I can hear the pounding. It takes along time to settle. Is this bad? How can I stop this?

Throughout the day why does heart beat go so fast. I can hear the pounding. It takes along time to settle. Is this bad? How can I stop this?

Get checked out: See your doctor and get checked out. There are many possibilities. Make sure your thyroid gets checked. ...Read more

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Which week of pregnansy should be so doctor can hear heart beat? I went for usg at week five, doctor sait can't hear jet

Which week of pregnansy should be so doctor can hear heart beat? I went for usg at week five, doctor sait can't hear jet

Can see @ 6-7 wk: Usually, the heartbeat can be seen by transvaginal ultrasound between 6-7 wks from beginning of lmp, but may not be able to hear it with an external hr monitor until 12 wks from lmp. This is highly dependent upon body habitus. ...Read more

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How could a fetus grow with no heart beat?

???: Once u are 6-7 weeks def by 7 weeks a htbeat should be seen on us so if u are that far and no htbeat then the preg is not viable, if u are early u will see a sac and yolk sac but no htbeat yet cause u are too early and that fetus will grow and by 7 weeks u should see a htbeat. ...Read more

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Where can you hear your own heart beat at?

Pulses: You can feel your own heart beat at several places, but typically where your arteries are closest to the skin. This includes on the thumb side of your wrist on both sides, the carotid arteries in your neck, behind your knee (popliteal) and on the top of your foot. (pedal). You will need a stethoscope to "hear" your heartbeat. ...Read more

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How could a fetus grow without a heart beat?

How could a fetus grow without a heart beat?

Fetus: An embryo is a cellular living structure without fully formed organs, but a fetus will have a heart and a heart beat. ...Read more

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Why can I hear my heart beat at night laying down?

Why can I hear my heart beat at night laying down?

Tinnitus: Hearing your heart beat in your ear, called tinnitus, is often benign however there are rare disorders that you should discuss with your doctor to determine if a specialist check-up (ENT) is in order. Some people are more sensitive to the rush of blood through the blood vessels near the ear and this is what causes tinnitus. Some may also just hear the heart beat at quiet times & this is benign. ...Read more

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For what reasons when I lay down I can hear my heart beat?

For what reasons when I lay down I can hear my heart beat?

Heart beat: Sound transmits very readily through solids, this is why you hear your heart when your ear is on the pillow. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you can hear your heart beat? I've also been moody

What does it mean if you can hear your heart beat? I've also been moody

Usually nothing: Especially at night when it is quiet, it is not uncommon to be able to hear your heart beat. If there are no other associated symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath then I would not worry about it. ...Read more

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Is it normal that I hear my own heart beat? My heart rate was up but I hear it.

Is it normal that I hear my own heart beat? My heart rate was up but I hear it.

Most likely: If you hear your heart beat in your ear, called tinnitus, it is often benign however there are rare disorders that you should discuss with your doctor to determine in a specialist check-up (ENT) is in order. This is particularly reasonable for you as you noted sinus surgery, migraine headaches and nasal congestion. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can hear your own heart beat? I also started getting moody?

What does it mean when you can hear your own heart beat? I also started getting moody?

Some thoughts...: It depends on if you're really hearing your own heartbeat, or if you're hearing a "whooshing" sound in one of your ears that is in sync with your heartbeat. Feeling and heartbeat can depend on what position you are in, if you're lying down, sitting up, etc, and it doesn't necessarily mean anything's wrong. Hearing your heartbeat or whooshing in one ear is more concerning and should be checked. ...Read more

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When I lay down I sometimes hear my heart beat why? Seems odd and feels weird to hear it?

When I lay down I sometimes hear my heart beat why? Seems odd and feels weird to hear it?

Audible heart beat: When you lay down, you are essentially taking a column of blood the was vertical and making it horizontal. This has the effect of increasing venous blood return to the heart and can make the heart beat seem harder. It usually only lasts seconds and is not an indicator of problems. Check your blood pressure and heart rate however. ...Read more

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If I will be 8 weeks on my first prenatal appointment will they check forbthe fetal heart beat?

US: At about 5 or 6 weeks ultrasound with a vaginal probe can show a baby’s heart beating. With abdominal ultrasound it may be around the 7th week (or 8th week). It will take longer before it can be heard by doppler. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have had an early scan and they can see two sacks but only 1 fetal heart beat?

What does it mean when you have had an early scan and they can see two sacks but only 1 fetal heart beat?

Vanishing twin: You may have a twin pregnancy and is too early to see both heart beats, or you could have what its called a vanishing twin.
The second sac is a non viable pregnancy and most likely absorbed. Your doctor will re evaluate with serial ultrasound to ascertain health of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why can I hear my heart beat in my eardrum?

Can be normal: Many people notice this, especially sometimes when lying on their side at night. I have even heard people say it happens when they lie on one specific side. In my experience it does not typically signify anything serious going on. ...Read more

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Is an irregular heart beat in fetus always fibrillation?

Is an irregular heart beat in fetus always fibrillation?

Fast/slow/none: Assessing the fetal heart is a bit problematic. Since they are isolated inside the bag of waters, we are limited to detecting rate as fast/ slow/ normal or none. Various factors can lead to various rate changes. The fetal heart is usually beating much fast ; 130-160/min are routine. Stress can speed or slow the rate. When checking newborns, I have never had one with fibrillation in 3 decades. ...Read more