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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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Is a gestational age reading accurate on a 10 week ultrasound? And what exactly are they measuring?

Is a gestational age reading accurate on a 10 week ultrasound? And what exactly are they measuring?

Accurate: A first trimester ultrasound is highly accurate. They are measuring what is called a crown (top of the head) rump (bottom of the bum) length. The length is compared to average size embryos to come up with a gestational age. ...Read more

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I had a 10 weeks ultrasound done, asked for a print out and they gave me somebody elses, is this a lawsuit?

It is not: a lawsuit and don't be quick to sue it was probably a mistake so let them know that you receive the wrong report and let them correct the situation as it is not malpractice nor Negligence ...Read more

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Are 6 and 12 week ultrasounds just as accurate as 10 week ultrasound for dating purposes?

Unanswerable: There has to be more to this story. Why would any OB offer you three ultrasounds so very close together? Ob ultrasounds are thought to be most accurate early on. So, i would rely on the week six u/s first. But, your OB may have better specific information here. ...Read more

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10 weeks transvaginal ultrasound baby heartbeat is 183 what about gender of baby?

10 weeks transvaginal ultrasound baby heartbeat is 183 what about gender of baby?

20 weeks for gender: Domea: the gender of the baby is usually seen at the time of your full anatomy scan which is 18-20 weeks. Sometimes it can be seen sooner or sometimes the baby's position and other factors keep us from seeing it even when you are at the right gestational age. The heart rate is not a good predictor of the baby's gender. ...Read more

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Pregnant 10 weeks and ultrasound measuring almost eight weeks hCG level is 9000 could not hear heart beat....Help me understan so scared that im misscarrying im not bleeding nor cramping

Pregnant 10 weeks and ultrasound measuring almost eight weeks hCG level is 9000   could not hear heart beat....Help me understan so scared that im misscarrying im not bleeding nor cramping

See your ob: At a level of 9000, most often a heartbeat will be seen on ultrasound. Call your OB for an appt for a follow-up hormone level and ultrasound to see what's going on. Take care. ...Read more

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Could sex on 12/23 & 12/24 give me an EDD of 10/10 ( based on 13 week ultrasound) or is it more likely sex on 1/17 & 1/18 did? Can't remember lmp.

Could sex on 12/23 & 12/24 give me an EDD of 10/10 ( based on 13 week ultrasound) or is it more likely sex on 1/17 & 1/18 did? Can't remember lmp.

1/17/14: So if your EDD is 10/10/14 based on a 13 week ultrasound, that should be pretty accurate as first trimester scans are the best for dating. Working back from that date then you most likely conceived on 1/17/14 +/- a day or two. ...Read more

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Previously had 10 week period &pelvic pain. Ultrasound neg. Now on Trinessa with no period but still pain? Pain occurs @ random times during month.

Previously had 10 week period &pelvic pain. Ultrasound neg. Now on Trinessa with no period but still pain? Pain occurs @ random times during month.

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Light spotting on and off last few weeks. I'm 10 weeks pregnant. 9 week ultrasound showed baby and i saw heartbeat. Should i be concerned?

Call your OB: To make sure of continued viability, and nothing in your vagina like no intercourse if u are spotting, and you should already be set up fro another us at 11 1/2 - 13 1/2 weeks which is the integrated screen us, light spotting can happen but not normal if it gets heavier or u start cramping. ...Read more

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According to my last menstrual cycle 11/05/13 i'm 10 weeks pregnant but the ultrasound should that i'm 8ws. Is that common, could it be wrong?

According to my last menstrual cycle 11/05/13 i'm 10 weeks pregnant but the ultrasound should that i'm 8ws. Is that common,  could it be wrong?

US correct: You would have ovulated on or around the 19th of november, been fertilized then, and 8 weeks post fertilization puts you at exactly 8 weeks today. The us is relatively accurate in determining the fetal age. Best wishes and congratulations. ...Read more

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Can my dated pregnancy ultrasound be off by 4-6 weeks?

Can my dated pregnancy ultrasound be off by 4-6 weeks?

Too early: Although we can get a rough estimate of how far along you are, dating is much more accurate around the 12th week. ...Read more

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How accurate is a pregnancy ultrasound at 14 weeks?

How accurate is a pregnancy ultrasound at 14 weeks?

Very accurate: At this time OB ultrasound used to confirm dates of pregnancy (how long pregnant) and confirm normal implantation and anataomy. ...Read more

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How inaccurate is a pregnancy ultrasound done at 14 weeks?

How inaccurate is a pregnancy ultrasound done at 14 weeks?

Pretty accurate. : Depends on the sonographer and whether it was vaginal or abdominal u/s but at that point in pregnancy for dates it will be pretty accurate usually. ...Read more

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What does it mean "cephelic ppresentation" in pregnancy ultrasound 32 weeks?

What does it mean "cephelic ppresentation" in pregnancy ultrasound 32 weeks?

Normal: "Cephalic presentation" indicates that the fetus is in a longitudinal lie with the head entering the pelvis first. The most common subtype of this position is the vertex presentation. All other presentations are considered abnormal and may make a spontaneous vaginal delivery more difficult. Dystocia is the medical term which literally means "difficult labor." ...Read more

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Dr. Olga Sarkodie
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Pregnancy Ultrasound (Definition)

Ultrasound had allowed the visualization of internal structures of the body in a non-invasive manner. Ultrasound therefore is a good tool for the evaluation of pregnancies. Pregnancy ultrasound can be performed in all phases of pregnancy. Early ones are mainly used for confirmation of the pregnancy as well as confirming dates. Later ones can identify problems in the organ ...Read more