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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
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
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?
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?
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
Could someone please tell me how many ultrasounds are needed in a pregnancy? In which weeks these should be done? Thank u so much.
A reasonable: Approach is an ultrasound around 20 weeks to look for any fetal or maternal problems and to estimate the date of delivery. This is often the only ultrasound an otherwise healthy expecting mother will have. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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