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hi, doc on10/25/10 i went for a early screening i was 12 weeks pre they did a vaginal ultra sound no blood test they did not find a fetus just a sac the doc told the fetus stop growing after three weeks of my pregancy is it possible ? The doc suggested me to have an dnc that i already did on 10/26/10.beafore i never had a problen with my pregancy , i have two other childern 7& 9 years of age.

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replied October 28th, 2010
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A16922
Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out. There’s a possibility of your suffering from hydatidiform mole taking in view of the symptoms which you have described.

Molar pregnancy is an abnormal form of pregnancy, in which a non-viable, fertilized egg implants in the uterus, thus converting normal pregnancy process into pathological one.

This situation arises when an empty egg with no nucleus is fertilized by a normal sperm. The treatment is done by either suction & evacuation or by surgical curettage.

In case, the molar pregnancy is confirmed, then a pregnancy should be avoided for at least one year.

More than 80% of hydatidiform moles are benign. The outcome after treatment is usually very good.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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