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Megacystis of the fetus after invitro fertilization - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doc,
I am 31 year old & 12 weeks pregnant throug IVF(with icsi).
I had 2 scans earlier everything was fine, the baby was fine, heartbeat was there, development was normal but when I went for NT scan this week, my doc said she is not able to measure it for NT cause some cyst is there So she send me to another docter now after normal scan he is suggesting to abort cause he is saying these 3 things
1. Foetal Sacral Meningocoele
3.Cloacal abnormality
Please suggest me I got this baby after so much effort, I don't want to loose it. Please help me
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please let me go through your query .
User :   Hello Dr.
User :   O.K.
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes Dr.
Doctor :   Now that have gone through I can suggest you that you have to get aborted after these findings .
Doctor :   Please do not get upset emotionally
Doctor :   I can understand your feelings
Doctor :   But you can always go for another trial.
User :   Is there any chance that in another six months any thing can happen?
Doctor :   Could you please elaborate on your question ?
User :   what if I will give birth to this baby, what will be the complications with that baby?
User :   I wanted to ask that dr. said baby's lower part is not formed properly can it be formed in next six months?
Doctor :   Since it can be associated with genetic abnormalities, further ultrasounds and tests may be administered during pregnancy. It may also be diagnosed as megalocystis, and/or termed megabladder - both of which are the same condition.
Doctor :   I would always suggest that these conditions are caused not by slow development which can progress after sometime but due to some genetic anomalies, So i would recommend the same what the Gynecologist or the Radiologist has suggested.
User :   If I will be able to give birth can baby will live normal life? can we go for any surgery of baby after birth?
Doctor :   It is difficult as they have many other abnormalities associated with Cloacal and meningocoeles
Doctor :   They may have single opening for Urination and Anal opening and Also Kidney defects .
User :   what are the chances for next baby being normal?
Doctor :   Is this your first conception through ICSI ?
User :   So no surgery if live birth will happen?
User :   yes
User :   but I have high FSH & low AMH
Doctor :   Are you fine if I discuss this with you on phone ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please leave your phone no.
Doctor :   Will get back to you .
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
User :   when will u call?
Doctor :   Take care, Bye for now.
User :   ?
Doctor :   IN may be 5-10 mins.
User :   Thanks Dr
Doctor :   Welcome,take care.
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