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Extra Fluid

If you have an Ultrasound done and the tech says you are showing extra fluid, what would that mean??

 
maxsmom11807

Asked by maxsmom11807 at 3:43 PM on Nov. 2, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Agreed. If your doc was concerned, they'd be up front with you on it. I thought with my ultrasounds they checked to see how much fluid was behind the neck and how much was in between the chin & breastbone, around 20 weeks, I think? It's supposed to show signs of a genetic defect, I think. But if in general you have extra fluid, I don't think that's a bad thing. Too little would be something to worry about, I'm sure!
    MamaLisa1976

    Answer by MamaLisa1976 at 4:03 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • That you have extra fluid.If your Dr is concerned he/she will talk to you about it. I have always carried extra with all my kids. Some people just carry extra.
    Raeann11

    Answer by Raeann11 at 3:45 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

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