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Pregnant, ultrasound done, no fetal movement, abortion to be done. Should i repeat the scan?

hi doc . I had an ultrasound today and it showed no fetal movement and no fetal heartbeat and i was told that it has to be removed and am 6months pregnant.what could be the problem coz i still feel fetal movement but was told these r just contraction. can i repeat the scan with a different doctor?
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
At six months of gestation, sudden fetal death is associated with fetal growth defect or a feto placental insufficiency. You can get a repeat color doppler scan done to confirm the findings of teh earlier scan.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Regards,
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
drrakhitayal@gmail.com
Answered: Fri, 10 Aug 2012
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