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Diagnosed with subchronic hematoma in pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 25 year old daughter is 9 weeks pregnant. At 5 weeks she was diagnosed with a sub chorionic hematoma. Her 6 week vaginal ultrasound showed a baby with heartbeat of 129. The Hematoma has evidentally been absorbed. Her 7week ultrasound showed the baby had not grown and the heartbeat was dropping and she would most likely miscarry at any time. Her 8 week ultrasound showed no growth and she is now 9 weeks pregnant and still no miscarriage. How long in your opinion will this continue until she miscarries.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   let me read
Doctor :   miscarriage can occur if the baby heart beat stops completely of again if there occurs a hematoma sufficient big enough to cause miscarriage
User :   how long can this little baby hold on before
User :   it's heart stops
Doctor :   since there is no other episode of bleed the pregnancy might continue for the term also
User :   even though the baby is only a few cm and not growing
Doctor :   baby any time can pick up the growth if the environment is conducive
User :   really
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