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when do you have a scan during pregnancy

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Inappropriate scan: No baby would be seen at a five week scan. Whoever scanned you did so when it was too early and perhaps even inappropriate.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Recommended: Yes it is recommended around 20 weeks of pregnancy
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: There is no increased radiation exposure to the fetus unless there is direct radiation to the pelvis, i.e. a pelvic CT. If you had a pelvic CT, then ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: Many are confused by past worries about radiation & exposure to the fetus, but a MRI has no radiation to begin with.The big machines are kept in the r ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy Scan is OK: A pregnancy scan will tell you regarding the viability of your pregnancy by looking at a heart beat. Bleeding and pain does not cause miscarriage. Mis ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Hyperstimulation?: I assume that the, "pills for pregnancy" are to help you conceive? They are likely causing stimulation of your ovaries. The follicles that form will n ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Ultrasound Report: the best person to ask about this is your Obstetrician. They have access to the results of your scan, the radiologist who read the scan, your history ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: As long as the residual fetal tissue is present HCG hormone will be secreted and ovulation will not usually occur to get pregnant. However, the greate ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
Radiology department: Universally ask about pregnancy before any x-ray procedure. There is potential injury to developing embryo and foetus to any ionizing radiation durin ... Read More

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