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Positive pregnancy test after taking regesterone, advised abortion to avoid complications. Opinion?

Hi my wife s LMP was 25 oct 2012. She tested many times for pregnancy with the pregnancy kits and also by the gynae and ultrasound .since they were negative, doc advised regestrone for irregular periods. She took 3 tabs of regesterone ( 2+1 in 2 days) of 5 mg in Dec 2012. However now she has tested positive for the doc say there could be complications with the baby and we should go for abortion . pls advice ASAP madhu
Asked On : Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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High doses of Regestrone given 45th day onwards of conception,is known to cause masculanization in female fetus ,if In male fetus there is no effect.
Your wife has taken a very short course of registerone in December, With probable ovulation on10th of November, So,most likely tshe has consumed pills before 45th day of conception,
Still get pelvic sonography done to confirm fetal age ,on the days of pill consumption. If it is confirmed to be less than 45 days she can continue with the pregnancy.
Answered: Sat, 28 Dec 2013
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