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A 35-year-old male asked:

Abdominal ultra sound scan done at 4 weeks of then unknown pregnancy. does it affect the baby?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
No: Ultrasounds are routinely done during pregnancy, often multiple times.Studies have shown no negative effects on the developing fetus.
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