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8 Week Transvaginal Ultrasound
Why do some doctors consider an 8 week transvaginal ultrasound as +_ 3 days and others +_7 days of accuracy?
Individula: Interpreation and limitations of the state and quality of the ultrasound equipment. 3-7 days is an acceptable rabge, depending on physician and equipment. ...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
If the baby is unlikely to be alive inside a woman's body, what should she do? She's 8 weeks based on transvaginal ultrasound.
Check: Docs can ultrasound to look for heart and other signs alive. ...Read more
If I had a transvaginal ultrasound and they said I am 7 weeks and 1 day, does that mean that I conceived 7 wk 1 d ago? Or 2 weeks after that?
Ultrasound dating: First trimester ultrasound is accurate within 5-7 days. There is no test that can date conception more accurately than a 1 week window. ...Read more
Yes: The earlier ultrasounds are more accurate than the later ones. 7 weeks is probably correct. ...Read more
If the transvaginal ultrasound said I was 8 weeks 4 days how accurate is this and when did I conceive?
Pretty accurate: You got prefnant 8weeks and 4 days ago. ...Read more
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
Yes,: A 29 week old baby will always be visualized with ultrasound. Depending on the position of the baby, however, gender determination may or may not be possible. ...Read more
diagnose w/ ectopic when no baby was seen on Transvaginal ultrasound @ 5 weeks & levels continue to double. Possible misdiagnosis?
Look harder: It could be intra-Abdominal. It could be what is called a mole. Ultrasound has a poor resolution. It may be so small that you don't see it but you must must continue looking. It is the test in medicine which is most operator defendant. Go to your local University Medical Center and have the most experienced ultrasonographer examine you. Not to be trifled with. Do it right away. ...Read more
I recently had a transvaginal ultrasound done & it said I'm 12 weeks & 5 days is it okay that the baby measures 11.3 cm? Is that too big or too small?
Fine: The ultrasound dating of a pregnancy is based on the fetal measurements so, if the ultrasound dating agrees with your dating based on your last menstrual period, the baby is just the right size. Remember, however, that babies gain most of their weight in the third trimester and that is when you see the greatest difference between large and small babies. Best wishes to you both. ...Read more
What to do if I do not know what to expect on my first visit. I will be 10 weeks. Will they do a transvaginal ultrasound. If they don't, should I ask?
10 week US: At this stage either transvaginal or transabdominal may be appropriate, depending on size/position of the uterus. The will use whichever one, or both, is necessary to get the best images. ...Read more
Exactly how many days off can a transvaginal ultrasound at 6 weeks 3 days be? I keep reading everything from two days to a full week so I'm very confused.
Depends: The error depends on which measurements are being used to date the pregnancy. If the gestational sac (the earliest sign of pregnancy on ultrasound) is all that is visible, the error can be up to a week. On the other hand, if the actual fetus can be measured (crown-rump length), the error is substantially less (approximately 3 days in the 7 week range). The error increases later in pregnancy. ...Read more
What does it mean if you go for a transvaginal ultrasound the crown to rump length is 6 weeks on target and a week later measuring 6w2d. Is that normal? Positive hb at both ultrasounds.
Normal: That is not unusual. Early ultrasounds often differ slightly, even a week apart. ...Read more
My transvaginal ultrasound at 5 weeks only saw the gestational sac and nothing else. Is this normal?
The yolk sac: Should be seen, but it is OK not to see the fetus at this stage. ...Read more
My edd by the transvaginal ultrasound at 6 weeks 3 days was 2/1/13. What possible days could I have conceived?
Subtract: 4weeks from 6weeks three days, the date of your scan, and that will be within 3-4 days. ...Read more
If my transvaginal ultrasound dated me on the 20th september at 7 weeks & 2 days - when did I conceive and how accurate are they?
Ultrasound dating: It depends on the timing of ultrasound. First trimester ultrasound is accurate within 5-7 days. 2nd trimester ultrasound has accuracy of +/_ 2 weeks. Lmp dating also assumes a 28 day cycle. There is no test that can date conception more accurately than a 1 week window. ...Read more
Hello. My last contact was almost 10 weeks ago. Blood taken out today and transvaginal ultrasound on mon. If test is neg n nothin on us=100% not preg?
Could be normal!!!:
At 5 weeks 5 days, you don't always see a fetal pole. There is some leeway here. You need to correlate with your beta-hcg. Reference this site for laypersons:
http://ob-ultrasound. Net/. ...Read more
No: Fetal pole is seen on trans vaginal ultrasound starting from week 6 ...Read more
I had a transvaginal ultrasound on 6/27/14 and said was 6 weeks and two days. My LMP was 4/27/14. What's the conception date?
Conception: Assuming a 28 day cycle, and your LMP Date, your conception date was most likely May 12, 2014. ...Read more
Strong hb 142 at 7 weeks on transvaginal ultrasound. Does risk of miscarriage drop now? Had recent loss and am nervous. Thank you in advance.
I had an early transvaginal ultrasound at 6 weeks 6 days and it matched my LMP to the day. When did I o? And what's the average life of sperm?
6wks 4 days transvaginal ultrasound on 9/11/13. A different office told me 17 weeks 4 days on 11/13/13 reg. Ultrasound. Which is accurate. For due date?
1st trimester US: Due date estimation is generally more accurate in the first trimester. However, usually due dates are calculated based on the first date of your last period if you have regularly occurring periods. ...Read more
I had a transvaginal ultrasound on 14 sept 2012. The doctor told me I am 7 weeks 1 d. Based off of this when is my most likely date of conception?
I had a transvaginal ultrasound on 11 june 2012. The doctor told me I am 6 weeks 3 d. Based off of this when is my most likely date of conception?
Last Period: In general you due date is based on your period. So is your dating in pregnancy. Unless there is a problem dating your pregnancy, the ultrasound does not change that. An ultrasound can vary from your true pregnancy dating so in order to answer your question the first day of your last period must be known. ...Read more
Is it possible to measure close to 3 weeks behind on transvaginal ultrasound? U/s showed fetal pole measuring 6 weeks w/ no heartbeat yet.
Transvaginal USG: Transvaginal ultrasound is most accurate duringvthe first trimester by 5-7 days. If >than 1 week off then your dating may be off because of ovulation etc. Your period also plays a role in this. If your cycles are irregular then ultrasound dates may be off. Would considerva repest ultasound in a week to evaluate and see if pregnancy is progressing. Good luck. ...Read more
If I had a transvaginal ultrasound at 6 weeks how many days accurate is it? My edd is june 8th but another doctor told me my edd was june 12th?
Within a week: An ultrasound at 6 weeks is accurate within a week. Usually the first ultrasound wins! So if your first scan said 6/8, stick with that. ...Read more
An ultrasound is an imaging study in which a probe emits and receives sound waves which rebound off of internal organs in order to visualize them. For a transvaginal ultrasound a specially designed probe is lubricated and placed into the vagina in order to better ...Read more
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