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can cleft lip be detected on 20 week ultrasound

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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Not uncommon: Cleft lip is one of the most common congenital defects occurring in 1:700 live births. It is very treatable by surgical means and most children are a ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
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Cleft lip: It is possible. Although this occurs in earlier stages. For now, you should just wait and see. Hopefully your child won't have one. But even so, there ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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No: Cleft lip must be repaired surgically but there are some experiments in treating this in-utero or before the baby is born. This results in a scarless ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Marsh
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See specialist: Modern ultasounography can accurately identify a birth defect (split) of the lip ("cleft lip"), as long as the baby cooperates by not hiding it's face ... Read More
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Dr. Michel Mikhael
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Birth defects: long list, including heart, brain, limbs, kidneys and digestive system malformations. Also genetic conditions like trisomy 13, 18 or 21. Good discuss ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
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20-22 wks is OK: 20-22 weeks will be fine.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
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No simple answer: It is still possible that the cause of your symptoms may not be related to the cyst. Continue with your gynecologist to seek out real cause of symptom ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Ultasound: The 20 week ultrasound is much better at seeing the fetal lip, heart, organs, and typically is better at seeing the sex of the baby. Here in the US i ... Read More
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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D/W your GYN: Endometriomas can elevate CA125 levels, it is good that the cyst and level of CA 125 are going down, but still needs to be monitored closely
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Molar pregnancies: Molar pregnancies are more common in Asian individuals and can be sometimes suspected by a rapid rise in the size of the uterus relative to known LMP ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Not chromosomal: An amniocentesis detects a very specific kind of problem. It checks for the number of chromosomes the baby has. Normally we have 46 chromosomes that ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
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Confirm Diagnosis!: The patient should be referred to a more specialized imager, be they radiologist or pediatric cardiologist for a more focused, higher level ultrasound ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Possible: An ovarian cyst in the form of corpus lutetium is normal in early pregnancy. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously, many due to chromo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
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Gestational sac: Typically, only a small fluid filled sac is seen in the endometrial canal at five weeks. It is not typical to visualize any fetal tissue at this time.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
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No: Zooming in does not affect measurements, the machine accounts for the zooming in. Ultrasound dates based on measurement. It is the most accurate way ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
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OMG, yes: Those are awesome correlative dates, i wouldn't think for a second that your due date was anything other than the date you've been given. Good job and ... Read More
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Dr. Liza Kunz
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So sorry!: I'm sorry for your loss. The two most common causes of cystic hygromas are chromosome defects (like turner syndrome, down syndrome) and complex fetal ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Druy
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Shouldn't happen: If i understand your question, a 13 week ultrasound of a fetus should be very different from a 9 week ultrasound. The crown-rump length of the fetal p ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Jackson
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Not likely: Ultrasound dating is quite accurate in the earlier part of pregnancy. While it may be off by 2-3 days it would be highly unlikely to be "wrong" by 2 ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
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See below: A uncalled is generally not measure at that gestation as a standard. It is normally done at or near the end of the twelfth week. A unilateral (one sid ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Highly likely : Its highly likely everything is ok. Seeing a white spot in the heart is common, and although can be associated with a genetic abnormality, is usually ... Read More
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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy: Transabdominal ultrasound cannot reliably diagnose pregnancies that are < 6 weeks' gestation. Transvaginal ultrasound, by contrast, can detect preg ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
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Follicle : No this is a corpus luteal cyst which helps produce the progesterone needed to help maintain the pregnancy in the first trimester. It usually is a go ... Read More
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