Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
189 Doctors are Online

Pregnant, mild vaginal bleeding. Ultrasound shows less foetal growth. Abortion required?

hai doctor, i want to know about my pregnancy. my LMP was 5.10.2012. usually i will get periods 5-10 days later only. but i was checked 15.11.2012. that time UPT was positive. from yesterday i was little bleeding . today in my scan my baby growth is like 38 days growth only. the doctor is saying growth is not good.better u can abort the baby. what i should do
Asked On : Tue, 4 Dec 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  29
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
OBGYN 's  Response
Thanks for your query,
Growth of the fetus is less. you will have to see whether cardiac activity is present or not which can be usually diagnosed by 6 weeks. In your case, it should be present(>6 weeks ). But even if it is absent confirmation is done by repeat ultrasound after 1 week. If again results are same, then it becomes a case of blighted ovum which should be aborted.
Take care..
Hope it helps..
Answered: Tue, 4 Dec 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor