MISSED ABORTION DURING EARLY PREGNANCY
Missed abortion - is a stop of the development and fetal death, when during some stages of pregnancy, the embryo is simply ceases to develop. The most dangerous period of pregnancy for this is the first trimester - the so-called missed abortion during early pregnancy. Missed abortion during the later stages is much rarer.
Sometimes it happens that the uterus does not reject immediately dead fetus - and the woman for some time does not suspect that the fetus has ceased to evolve. The main causes of missed abortion is a different genetic, chromosomal, hormonal disorders, and also disorders of the mother's blood clotting (thrombophilia), infectious diseases during early pregnancy, harmful habits, herpes virus, and so forth.
How to identify missed abortion? Identification of missed abortion at home is not possible. Only in the hospital, with the help of a thorough medical examination it is to establish the diagnosis of possible missed abortion. During examination, the doctor can see the mismatch of the size of the uterus according to pregnancy terms and the absence of signs of fetus life. Ultrasound test and hCG at the missed abortion can accurately determine the presence of pregnancy pathology.
Missed abortion: treatment, test
The diagnosis of "missed abortion" in the early period is placed after seeing the results of the test of β-hCG and ultrasound results in a few days. With good visualization of the embryo and the absence of cardiac activity, the definition of diagnosis of "missed abortion" is not difficult. After the diagnosis, missed abortion is aborted for medical indications. If this is not done in time- while the destruction of the fetus the inflammation and intoxication of woman's organism with decay products will begin.