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how safe is transvaginal ultrasound during pregnancy

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Pretty Safe: Assuming that the membranes are intact (water not broken), there should be no significant risks. In the case of ruptured membranes the same precaution ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound: the ultrasound can only show If something big enough for it to image a fresh pregnancy is probably too small so pregnancy test in the near future if ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Vaginal ultrasounds are safe during early pregnancy. Many women are afraid of them because they are often done in women who are very high risk for mis ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No Different: Transvaginal Ultrasound done during menses is more accurate and does not hurt at all. It is a little bit messy but most of us are used to it. Most pat ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes no adverse effect on pregnancy.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
To the best I can: Figure, Ampiclox is pretty similar to ampicillin. Generally, Ampicillin is considered safe in pregnancy.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Requires care: Heparin, a blood thinner, can cause serious bleeding problems. While complications are rare, when they happen, they can be severe. Using Heparin req ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well, in trying: To look this medicine up - it looks like it issomewhat equivalent to Ampicillin which is used in the us. Ampicillin is generally considered safe durin ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It isn't : An endometrioma should not be treated during pregnancy. It should be dealt with after delivery.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Ultrasound pelvis: This exam technique is used primarily in the first trimester to give us a more detailed and accurate assessment of the pregnancy.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very accurate: First trimester ultrasounds are very accurate in dating a pregnancy. If the ultrasound date is more than 7 days different for the last menstrual perio ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
It depends: Transvag us exam is an excellent tool to examine pelvic and lower abdonimal organs. Depends on the target of interest (ovary, appendix...) and the di ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely: I looked up this product and its likely safe for use. However, no can promise you safety until we see reports on users hand what there pregnancy outc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Yes: There's no medical evidence to suggest that sex during pregnancy does any harm to the baby. Your baby is well cushioned by a sac of fluid well beyond ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Here is an article: To check out: http://www.Bestpregnancytips.Com/what-is-sonography/.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bourgon
21 years experience Radiology
Thin u/s inserted: Routine female pelvic ultrasound has two portions to the exam. The exam starts with a full bladder and scanning with a fan shaped ultrasound (u/s) pr ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
99.99% test: The only test that can give you close to certainty, is examining your baby at birth.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Perfectly safe: and very valuable!
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Crabb
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not available in USA: This drug is not available in the us that i can find. However both ingredients have a pregnancy class b rating indicating no birth defects have been n ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Around 6 weeks: Usually a quantatative bhcg(preg test with number) which increases in early pregancy. When the number gets to 2500-3000 an us will usually be able to ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
5 weeks: You can see a gestation sac with a fetal pole at about 5 weeks in a normal intrauterine pregnancy.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Very Safe: A trained ultrasound tech will follow all necessary safeguards to make sure the fetus is not harmed. It would be rare to injure a known fetus.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Yes: Generally avoid contrast agents during pregnancy. However, if the mother's health is at risk, contrast may be used. Here is a reference: http://w ... Read More

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