Medical Questions > Pregnancy Forum > Pregnancy Forum

18 wks pregnant, dr wants to see me after tests! worried!

Must Read
What happens during labor? What do contractions feel like? And how do I know that labor has begun? Read on to learn about birthing basics....
Signs of labor occur after 36 weeks of pregnancy. Learn about the difference between real and false contractions. Plus, we outline signs of delivery complicati...
Almost all women worry about the pain of childbirth. Preparing for childbirth includes thinking about how you'd like to cope with the pain of labor. Read on for...
I am 18 Weeks pregnant, I went just under a week ago, for my MSS screening blood test... today i got a call from my doctors office, saying that my results are in and I have come in and see the doctor.. IS THIS GOOD OR BAD???? I AM STARTING TO WORRY ITS BAD NEWS.. SOMEONE HELP!!
Did you find this post helpful?
|

User Profile
replied July 18th, 2011
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
Without knowing the actual results you cannot assume that it will bring bad news alone. If values are abnormal, you will be asked to undergo further tests to confirm the baby condition and the amount of effect on the baby. Ultrasound scan and genetic counseling helps. And even if you are identified as ‘increased risk’, the studies have revealed that in most cases identified as ‘increased risk’, the baby born is normal. Do not worry, go ahead with visiting your doctor/gynecologist and discuss the test results. Be in regular follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist.
Take care.



|
Did you find this post helpful?
DISCLAIMER: "Ask a Doctor" questions are answered by certified physicians and other medical professionals. For more information about experts participating in the "Ask a Doctor" Network, please visit our medical experts page. You may also visit our Pregnancy , for moderated patient to patient support and information.

The information provided on eHealth Forum is designed to improve, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician. Personal consultation(s) with a qualified medical professional is the proper means for diagnosing any medical condition.