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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Dating vs Emergency: Staging or dating ("routine") u/s are not required more than once or twice if all is well (/non-high-risk). But if you have sudden pain or other new/d ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Depends: If you have a 28 day cycle fertilization was 4 weeks and 3 days ago. Intercourse would have been at some point before that but not more than a few d ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Fetal ultrasounds are safe. They can look at and evaluate the structures for the fetus including heart, stomach, kidneys and bladder, spinal cord, ext ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ultrasound: Its a non invasive test using sound waves. Relatively easy procedure.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Upon when it is done. The earlier it is the more accurate the dating.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
39 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Together=Duplex: Doppler involves the use of reflected sound waves to evaluate the flow of blood in vessels. Vascular ultrasound evaluates the structure and architect ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
30 years experience in Radiology
Perhaps: Kyl: at that early stage we may see a decidual (pregnancy) reaction in the uterus and a small gestational sac. We would not be able to see the actua ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
In the vagina: The transducer is introduced into the vagina to allow it to be next to the pelic contents.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound: A combination of ultrasound (either transabdominal or transvaginal), B-hcg levels, and clinical information are used to diagnose a miscarriage. CT is ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
After 5 weeks: A vaginal ultrasound is not as sensitive as the urine or blood pregnancy test. After about 5 weeks the ultrasound will show a very early sac in the ut ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Testicular us looks for abnormalities of the testicle. Transrectal us is used to evaluate either the anal sphincter mechanism or stage rectal rumors.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicole Bullock
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: A transvaginal sonogram is typically the best way to diagnose placenta previa. The exam should be gentle and fairly fast. There may be some spotting a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Give indication: Xr, and anything without direct visualization give an indication as to what is suspected. The symptoms, the exam and the history makes a doctor arrive ... Read More
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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Doppler ultrasound: A doppler ultrasound is used to measure flow. It uses sound waves and doesn't hurt the fetus at all.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: First trimester transvaginal ultrasounds are very accurate at determining due date. Just remember, babies aren't typically born on the due date. It is ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience in Radiology
Depends: On the size if the baby. Transabominally is fine as the baby increases in size. If it is really small then tv is bettet.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Grissom
42 years experience in Radiology
Not likely: Gender body parts can be reliably seen starting at 19-20 weeks.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robin Rosenberg
43 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Used by fertility specialists althoughwhen thefetusreaches a reasonable size transabdominal ultrasound is usually the standard.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Call: Doctor's office, hospital, or imaging center to find out what they charge.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gina Cadena-forney
20 years experience in Family Medicine
No: If you are pregnant and you don't know when was you LMP and ultrasound can help determine gestational age but it does not tell you when was you lmp.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Endometrial hyperplasia is a pathologic diagnosis of changes in the tissue lining the uterus. An endometrial biopsy must be performed to determine the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience in Gynecology
Vaginal ultrasound: A probe is inserted in vagina and pictures taken gives closed pictures of uterus and ovaries more details then oute side placed probe on belly.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Foster
36 years experience in Radiology
No: Being a man, i've never experienced one. My patients tell me it can be mildly uncomfortable. Sometimes, in order to see a deep organ, the probe is a ... Read More
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