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Anomaly Scan During Pregnancy
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
Ultrasound: Not sure what exact type of ultrasound you are referring to, but with any ultrasound, the patient is usually lying on a table with the area to be scanned exposed. The sonographer will put ultrasound gel on the skin for seamless transition of the ultrasound beam from the transducer(scanner) into the body. The sonographer will glide the scanner over the skin, and images will appear on the screen. ...Read more
Anatomy scan: The anatomy scan is usually done at about 19-20 weeks. The doctor or technician will place the hand-held scan probe on your abdomen and take a detailed look at your baby, the uterus, the placenta and the fluid around the baby. She/he will measure the head abdomen and upper leg bone to determine growth. The brain, face, heart, stomach, kidneys, bladder and other structures will be studied also. ...Read more
Yes, on ultrasound: Yes with an ectopic, you can sometimes see a heartbeat on ultrasound. ...Read more
Ectopic pregnancy history.I'm 4-5 weeks pregnant but abdominal ultrasound did not see anything in uterus.To repeat scan in 14days.Is this normal?
Not really: This may make things a little more challenging to see. ...Read more
Thin u/s inserted: Routine female pelvic ultrasound has two portions to the exam. The exam starts with a full bladder and scanning with a fan shaped ultrasound (u/s) probe over the lower abdomen and pubic area. Then the pt is asked to empty her bladder and then a thin long u/s probe is inserted into the vagina for additional pictures. This portion is important and significantly improves parts of the evaluation. ...Read more
My ob asked for 5 ultrasounds
Anomaly scan level 2
Colour Doppler scan
Are they necessary can they be harmful?
No: There has been no convincing evidence that ultrasounds are harmful to a developing fetus. If your OB thinks they are necessary, it is a good idea to follow their advice. Hope this helps! ...Read more
1st Trimester Bleed: Doctors estimate that 25 to 40 percent of women will experience some vaginal bleeding during the first trimester of their pregnancy, and more often than not the pregnancy will progress totally normally: http://www.parents.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/5/bleeding--whats-normal-and-whats-not/ Source (HealthTap): https://virtualdhb.healthtap.co.nz/#experts/36912868/feed#ixzz4SUhCKmiz ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnose w/ectopic pregnancy at 6 weeks.levels @ 6,000 hcg. Why cant an ultrasound show an abnormality/sac in Fallopian tube at this stage?
-It'sWhat'sNotThere-: Because an ectopic can occur in lots of places other than just the fallopian tube. And the number of weeks and HCG levels, while helpful in general,don't always ad-up as hoped or expected. And because ultrasound may not be real sensitive at six weeks, and requires skill. I'm impressed that an ectopic is still in consideration. Most important is what's not seen at this point: anything in the uterus ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pretty Safe: Assuming that the membranes are intact (water not broken), there should be no significant risks. In the case of ruptured membranes the same precautions should be used as for an internal exam. Labial prep and sterile probe cover. ...Read more
Hi doctor , in ultra suond.U/s congenital anomaly detect or down syndrome detect during pregnancy ?
Sonogram indicates gestational sac 25.2mm at 7 weeks 1 day,embryo 5.2 mm.also indicated an early pregnancy demise.am i having miscarriage?
Heartbeat: Clarify with your doctor if a heartbeat was seen in the baby. At 7 weeks a heartbeat should be easy to see. If not then a miscarriage is likely. ...Read more
Is it possible to detect any genetic disorders in the baby by ultrasound during pregnancy in second trimester?
Poor sensitivity: A high resolution ultrasound can often yield evidence of structural changes that occur more often in some chromosomal disorders.It is not specific.Many genetic metabolic disorders are only picked up after birth when byproducts of metabolism build up in babies blood.Some metabolic disorders can be confirmed by fibroblast culture on material from an amniocentesis when family hx is suggestive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: The accuracy of a transabdominal pelvic ultrasound will depend on several factors: the level of the blood betaHCG tests, (not the LMP or estimated weeks of pregnancy) the skills and experience of the sonographer, (Certified Registered Technician) the quality and resolution power of the ultrasound machine, its number of MegaHertz, the location of the ectopic pregnancy (tubal,ovarian, cervical..) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a CT scan detect pregnancy when having a CT scan for appendix? How early cam it detect a pregnancy ?
Shouldn't be used: Nearly all facilities will test for pregnancy with a blood test prior to performing a ct scan on a women of childbearing age due to potentially harmful radiation effects to a developing embryo or fetus. Whether they told you or not they probably checked at the time you were evaluated for appendicitis. It is rare to see a fetus on a ct scan because of this, but sometimes is seen in emergency scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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