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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Pregnancy at 28 weeks could certainly interfere with abdominal aorta measurements on ultrasound. The likelihood of a related problem would be rare at ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Safe.: Pick a movie you think the baby might enjoy.
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
23 years experience Family Medicine
Amniotic fluid level: Depends if the 9 represents the sum of all 4 quadrants or refers to the deepest pocket of fluid. Either way, it's really only a qualitative measure an ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: "bachelor #1" would have an early feb due date. Consider paternity testing at birth for definite answer.
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Dr. Brian Clear
11 years experience Family Medicine
Different ultrasound: at 6 week gestation, your developing baby would be no larger than a pencil eraser and could easily be missed on a transabdominal ultrasound which depe ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Slightly above norm: Bleeding during pregnancy does put you at slightly increased risk. Know, however, that 25% of women experience 1st trimester bleeding and the majorit ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexandra Schmidt
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Another BHCG: The best way to know what is going on with the pregnancy it to have another bhcg level drawn. The number should double every 48 hours. If it is stay ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Still early: Although the possibility of a miscarriage is real, it is also not unusual to not see the fetal pole this early. You should have a much better idea of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heartbeat: Clarify with your doctor if a heartbeat was seen in the baby. At 7 weeks a heartbeat should be easy to see. If not then a miscarriage is likely.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Conception: Conception calculators are available all over the web and can be a source of information and entertainment when one is pregnant. For a due date of 4/2 ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early pregnancy: The timing is right for a 5 week pregnancy but the HCG is much lower than may be normal. If you are not having any spotting, pain or bleeding, then r ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Paushter
40 years experience Radiology
HCG level: The HCG level suggests 5-6 week pregnancy, although a single measurement has limited meaning. At 6 weeks 4 days a fetal pole with heartbeat should be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Threatened AB: Any bleeding or cramping in your first trimester can be from a threatened miscarriage (or abortion, ab). The bleeding is always a worrisome sign and a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes and no: They are accurate, but only to around +/- 3 weeks.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Tsai
Specializes in Radiology
Dating conception: Yes, most definitely. Best thing is to consult with OB and follow up with ultrasound. Ultrasound provides an estimate of fetal age. It is not an ex ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: The accuracy of a transabdominal pelvic ultrasound will depend on several factors: the level of the blood betaHCG tests, (not the LMP or estimated wee ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lorrie Mcgill
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not unusual: That is not that unusual. Often the sac won't be visualized until 8 weeks. As long as your BHCG levels are rising and they do not see any evidence o ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Depends: Did they actually see an embryo? If they saw an embryo over 5 mm long and there was no heart beat, then that is consistent with failed pregnancy. Oth ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gestational age: Your LMP is usually more accurate than ultrasound especially at 27+ weeks. Ultrasound is more accurate in the first trimester and gets less accurate t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely, YES: Ultrasound is superior to your period in dating early pregnancy. A gestational sac is the first sonographic sign of pregnancy and appears about 4 1/2 ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Filly
25 years experience Radiology
Depends: Assuming the tech measured accurately, probably not more than 3 days.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible wrong dates: It's possibly either wrong dates, ie you are only 6 weeks or less or it's a miscarriage, have to wait usually unless there is more information.
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