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A 29-year-old female asked:

Do a lot of ultrasounds cause autism during pregnancy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not at all: Research at this point is pointing to genetic issues (encoding errors) that exist in the egg or sperm before conception as a main cause of autism & associated disorders. Ultrasound has no effect on the formation of the fetus or incidence of autism.
Last updated Nov 25, 2018
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