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Are there risks involved in getting an amniocentesis or cvs?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

Both have a risk of miscarriage.
The risk is about 4 times higher with a cvs than an amniocentesis.

In brief: Yes

Both have a risk of miscarriage.
The risk is about 4 times higher with a cvs than an amniocentesis.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine

In brief: Roughly the same

Amniocentesis involves a needle anywhere into your uterus.
Cvs is more directed. I'm not sure if one has statistically more risks than another.

In brief: Roughly the same

Amniocentesis involves a needle anywhere into your uterus.
Cvs is more directed. I'm not sure if one has statistically more risks than another.
Dr. Charles Davant
Dr. Charles Davant
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