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What is an abdominal scan like?

What is an abdominal scan like?

Please: See radiologyinfo.Org for good info about your test. ...Read more

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I have had countless full abdominal scans but they have never shown my kidneys, why would kidneys be omitted?

I have had countless full abdominal scans but they have never shown my kidneys, why would kidneys be omitted?

They should: Be included or an annotation made that they can't be seen. I don't know why they weren't identified. ...Read more

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What to do if I had a blood test and now I have been sent a letter for an abdominal scan! why?

What to do if I had a blood test and now I have been sent a letter for an abdominal scan! why?

Further evaluation: Often times, abnormal blood tests can suggest an abnormality in a particular organ or organ system. Generally, an abnormal blood test is often followed by a scan of the region / organ in question ...Read more

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What do you advise if i had a blood test and now I have been sent a letter for an abdominal scan! why?

What do you advise if i had a blood test and now I have been sent a letter for an abdominal scan! why?

Abnormal test: Usually if you get a blood test, if some tests are abnormal other testing is required. Blood tests can give a clue that there could be a liver or gallbladder problem. Some tests show that there could be a problem with the pancreas or the kidneys So getting a scan will be important to find out why the tests are not normal. ...Read more

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What should I expect to see at my dating scan at 5 weeks and 6 days via abdominal scan? At 4 weeks 1 day hgc level was 1,078 so it would be higher now

What should I expect to see at my dating scan at 5 weeks and 6 days via abdominal scan? At 4 weeks 1 day hgc level was 1,078 so it would be higher now

Scan Improvement: In most of the cases the later the dare of the scanning the # is found to gradually increase Everything should be good and good luck with the pregnancy and I hope you have no problems. Be sure and follow your Dr and his advise to you. ...Read more

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From 6-8.5 weeks I've had transvaginal ultrasounds increasing from 132-180. At 9 weeks I had an abdominal scan that showed 158. Cause for concern??

From 6-8.5 weeks I've had transvaginal ultrasounds increasing from 132-180. At  9 weeks I had an abdominal scan that showed 158. Cause for concern??

Heartbeat?: I'm assuming you are talking about the baby's heartbeat? If so, there is no cause for concern. The baby's heartbeat can be quite variable in early pregnancy and this isn't a cause to worry. Best wishes! ...Read more

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At 9wk 5days (Feb.3) scan by transvaginal fetus measured 2.75cm, 13wk 2days (Feb 27) abdominal scan fetus measured 7.06cm CRL. . Appropriate growth?Could these be off 3wk+?How accurate? due 9/2

At 9wk 5days (Feb.3) scan by transvaginal fetus measured 2.75cm, 13wk 2days (Feb 27) abdominal scan fetus measured 7.06cm CRL. . Appropriate growth?Could these be off 3wk+?How accurate? due 9/2

Follow up visit: Based on this limited information your sonograms were 3 weeks apart and the fetal measurements shows 3-4 weeks of growth. This sounds appropriate but it would be prudent to schedule a follow up visit with your doctor to go through the details and specifics ...Read more

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Recently i had a sharp pain right side of my back.. little up.. urine and abdominal scan is normal except rbc in urine test is 8-10.. even now the pain continuous when i sit in somewhere little longer.. i dont know what to do?

Recently i had a sharp pain right side of my back.. little up..  urine and abdominal scan is normal except rbc  in urine test is 8-10.. even now the pain continuous when i sit in somewhere little longer.. i dont know what to do?

Need more evaluation: There is not enough information in your note to be able to give you a good answer. It would be nice to know what type of scan you had - CT, ultrasound? A small stone could easily be overlooked. See a urologist for additional evaluation for a source of pain. Don't overlook a GYN exam as well. ...Read more