Heartbeats of a fetus can be heard by a vaginal ultrasound as early as 5 to 6 weeks of pregnancy. The baby's heartbeat is between 90 and 110 bpm at 6 to 7 weeks, and by the ninth week, it is between 140 and 170 bpm.
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Query: Hello doctor, My wife's last period date was two months ago. After one month, we came to know that she is pregnant. She had her first ultrasound 10 days ago and the baby is fine at five weeks and five days with a heartbeat of 114. But for the last three to four days, she saw some blood in her urine.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If a repeat ultrasound shows no heartbeat then she has experienced a missed abortion. This means that after the arrival of the heartbeat, the heart has stopped and the fetus is no more alive and not growing. The bleeding is nature's way of aborting the non-developing... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old female, who is 6 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I take Gestofit 300 once daily and Fertigyn 5000 twice a week. I am on complete bed rest. I get a slight amount of brown discharge occasionally. Should I panic about miscarriage? I am afraid because I had two miscarriages, one ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.At 6 weeks 4 days, you can have a scan, if it is still not done, to confirm the fetal heartbeat, as the baby's heartbeat only can confirm the health of the baby and to see the decidual reaction. Brown discharge only means that it is old blood and implantation bleeding. When... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 2 months pregnant. On ultrasound, no growth and heartbeat is seen. What can we do? Please help. Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Actually, I am 6 weeks pregnant. During my 5th week, I had a light spotting of brownish black color. I was worried as it is my first pregnancy. In the emergency room, they told me to take complete rest. After five days, I visited the ER again and had a scan. The doctor said that he never ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the anxiety you are going through. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your baby was well when the USG was done for the first time. But, unfortunately, the second USG clearly indicates that you had a miscar... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I had got positive pregnancy by the urine test. I scanned by ultrasound but there was no detection of the fetus. My last period was two months ago. And my missed period was last month. My doctor gave me FOL-XT and Miprogen 200 mg. I am confused about tablets.... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your urine test is weakly positive. It means your pregnancy may have occurred late, hence not detected on ultrasound. Sometimes, in these cases, there is a risk of miscarriage. So, the doctor has given the medicines to protect from such occurrence. You can take it and ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I did not get my periods last month. The actual due date was 15, but on the 22nd I got spotted. Then, I had a strip test, which came as positive. After four days, I went to my doctor for spotting and pain. My ultrasound report showed less than 5 weeks of pregnancy. There is no fetal sac a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The absence of fetal pole and irregular sac on ultrasound are an indicative of a chemical pregnancy. But, less than 5 weeks gestation is not to be considered as definite time to decide chemical pregnancy. Fetal heart rate and fetal pole have been seen arriving even b... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I want you to interpret the results of my sister's pregnancy test and ultrasound. She is six weeks pregnant now. Last time the doctor said he could not hear the baby's heartbeat. Can you help? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the details presented by you (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). The blood test report and the hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) values are fine.The ul... Read Full »