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18 Week Ultrasound Scan In Pregnancy
Are ultrasounds done at 13 weeks pregnant accurate? What is the margin error of dating scans performed at this stage of the pregnancy?
Yes, fairly accurate: The margin of error on a dating scan at 13 weeks is approximately 7 days. ...Read more
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
Positive for what?: If you profile is correct, you being a male cannot be pregnant. ...Read more
Is having ultrasound scan twice or thrice in 8th month of pregnency harmful for baby and mother? Can it lead to premature delivery?
Can i see if im pregnant by ultra sound scan just after 10 days of having sex??? as im feeling im having many pregnancy symptoms!!
No.: At 10 days the embryo is just a tiny collection of cells beginning to implant in the uterine wall. At 2-3 weeks thickening of the endometrium might be seen on transvaginal ultrasound. Occasionally a tiny gestation sac might be seen. After 4 weeks an intrauterine gestational sac is usually seen with heartbeat expected between 5 and 7.5 weeks. For earliest pregnancy test, use a serum pregnancy test ...Read more
How long would it take your gp doctor to organise a ultra sound scan for an ectopic pregnancy? Would an ectopic pregnancy be picked up in a test?
How common are partial molar pregnancies among Caucasians? Can they be picked up on a an ultrasound at 5 weeks gestation? Possible signs?
1:1500: The incidence of a molar pregnancy is about 1 in 1500. If you've previously had a molar pregnancy, its about 1 in 150. In early pregnancy, the symptoms are much the same as a normal pregnancy. Sometimes you can have spotting or more severe nausea and vomiting. U/S at 5 weeks is not always reliable for ruling out molar pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Certainly, you can request not to have any ultrasounds during your pregnancy. However, ultrasound has been used for decades and there are no known consistent health risks to a developing fetus. They are safe. Ultrasound is an easy way to look for potential health issues which may be addressed before delivery, or at least can be anticipated for intervention after delivery. Trust your ob. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many vaginal ultrasounds do most women receive in pregnancy and at which weeks of pregnancy do u have them?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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