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Doctor insights on: 18 Weeks Pregnant Nervous Waiting For Ultrasound

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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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How accurate is ultrasound done at 18 weeks pregnancy in determining baby gender if baby cooperate. Gyn saif 100% boy. Can he still be mistaken?

How accurate is ultrasound done at 18 weeks pregnancy in determining baby gender if baby cooperate. Gyn saif 100% boy. Can he still be mistaken?

Always: Mistakes on gender using ultrasound are always possible. I have delivered an 18 weeks stillborn whose sex could not be determined by looking at the genitalia. About the best time for determining gender, realistically, is about 24 weeks by ultrasound. ...Read more

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I am 18 weeks pregnant with my third baby and im highrisk. The doctor was supposed to give me two ultrasounds already and hasnt gave me 1. What doi do?

I am 18 weeks pregnant with my third baby and im highrisk. The doctor was supposed to give me two ultrasounds already and hasnt gave me 1. What doi do?

Ultrasound: Call your doctor and ask staff why you have not gotten ultrasound that you were told you would get. If they do not pay attention to you then perhaps switch doctors. ...Read more

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Hyperthyroidism and nodules .Ths is 0.50 sudden pain in thyroid and feeling unwell, exhaustion, nervousness drskeep sending me for ultrasounds and bl?

Hyperthyroidism and nodules .Ths is 0.50 sudden pain in thyroid  and feeling unwell, exhaustion, nervousness drskeep sending me for ultrasounds and bl?

Possible thyroiditis: Symptoms suggest acute thyroiditis. A inflammation of the thyroid which can cause temporary hyperthyroidism. Blood work and perhaps a radioactive thyroid uptake should be able to define the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm 18 weeks pregnant and discharging old blood, it's looks like clots too. I went for a sonogram, she's fine heart beat 150 I'm just carry her low?

I'm 18 weeks pregnant and discharging  old blood, it's looks like clots too. I went for a sonogram, she's fine heart beat 150 I'm just carry her low?

Pregnancy : please see your OB immediately. Bloody discharge during pregnancy is a serious symptom and should be addressed by an OB/GYN. There are many causes for bloody drainage during pregnancy and some of the causes are serious. Contact your OB asap. ...Read more

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Dr doc prescribed me metronidazole for BV(abnormal microbial flora shown in result) is it safe for 18 weeks pregnancy? Any harm to baby?

Dr doc prescribed me metronidazole for BV(abnormal microbial flora shown in result) is it safe for 18 weeks pregnancy? Any harm to baby?

Metronidazole is not: absolutely contraindicated during pregnancy, but should be used with caution. Make sure your doctor knows you're pregnant and discusses the risks and benefits. ...Read more

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I am 6weeks pregnant and am slightly bleeding brownish goo for like 4 days now i had a ultra sound and no heartbeat but my docs want me to wait 3wks?

I am 6weeks pregnant and am slightly bleeding brownish goo for like 4 days now i had a ultra sound and no heartbeat but my docs want me to wait 3wks?

6 weeks pregnant: Unfortunately, it sounds like your may have a miscarriage. If the sonogram showed a fetal pole measuring 6 weeks and the was no fetal heart motion, then you have a non-viable pregnancy. If they just saw a sac only, then another sonogram should be repeated in 1 week. 3 weeks is too long to wait to get you a definite answer. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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