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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Doppler Test On Baby (Overview)

This test uses ultrasound to examine the blood flow in the major arteries and veins in the arms and legs.


Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
3 Doctors shared insights

Doppler Test On Baby (Overview)

This test uses ultrasound to examine the blood flow in the major arteries and veins in the arms and legs.


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I'm 36 weeks pregnant and I just listened to my babies heartrste on the packet fetal doppler I have at home and it read 194. Should I be concerned?

I'm 36 weeks pregnant and I just listened to my babies heartrste on the packet fetal doppler I have at home and it read 194. Should I be concerned?

Heart beat accelerat: When the baby moves at this point of the pregnancy, the heart rate goes up. This is called an acceleration and is a good thing. It should settle back down soon afterwards to the normal range. If it stays elevated and you are having pain or fever, you should contact your OB right away. ...Read more

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I went to the doctor at 12weeks 5days pregnant she used the dopplar for a few seconds but did not find the heartbeat, is this normal or do I have something to worry about? At 8 weeks I did have a sonogram and seen the babies heartbeat! I'm nervous cause s

I went to the doctor at 12weeks 5days pregnant she used the dopplar for a few seconds but did not find the heartbeat, is this normal or do I have something to worry about? At 8 weeks I did have a sonogram and seen the babies heartbeat! I'm nervous cause s

Could be normal: Usually by 12 weeks fhts are heard on fetal doppler. If only a few seconds were tried, it wasn't a very dedicated attempt at listening. It's important to hear fhts both to document a live & healthy fetus and to reassure both mom & OB that all is well. If you have no cramps or bleeding & a nl us @ 8 weeks, you're prob ok. It would have been better though if your OB had let you hear or see the fhr. ...Read more

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What is a doppler test?

What is a doppler test?

Ultrasound study: The use of the doppler effect is applied to obtain images of the body. A sound wave probe emits a high frequency signal which is then transmitted through coupling gel at the skin level into the body, and the sound waves return to the probe, are analyzed and portrayed as an image on a screen. This can be done in any part of the body, including blood vessels, soft tissue parts, and it is painless. ...Read more

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What are doppler studies on a baby used for?

What are doppler studies on a baby used for?

Lots of things: In addition to what dr. Isobe mentioned, a doppler ultrasound study of a baby can tgell you the age, sex, and size of the baby. It can tell you if there is enough, too little, or too much amniotic fluid. It can tell about the attachment and health of the placenta. It can also tell you if you have one baby, twins, or more! It is an easy way to get a lot of infomration painlessly. ...Read more

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I got a Doppler where do you find the baby's heartbeat?

I got a Doppler where do you find the baby's heartbeat?

Don't be cavalier..: You should find it over the abdomen, but please let an unbiased professional perform the doppler for you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hear my babys heartbeat on a fetal doppler at 7 weeks?

Is it possible to hear my babys heartbeat on a fetal doppler at 7 weeks?

Probably not: Standard dopplers 10-12 weeks. Your dates may be incorrect. Could you be 11 weeks? ...Read more

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What is the significance of a LAVI Range of 47 (Severely Abnormal) on a Doppler Echo if the other tests on the Echo are normal?

What is the significance of a LAVI Range of 47 (Severely Abnormal) on a Doppler Echo if the other tests on the Echo are normal?

Diastolic dysfxn: LAVI references left atrial volume, indexed to body surface area. A value of 47 suggests the chamber is larger than normal, and likely related to elevation of pressures in that chamber. This is called diastolic dysfunction, and suggests your heart may be stiff from potential common underlying issues, such as hypertension or aging. It may be asymptomatic and may not cause long-term issues. ...Read more

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Is at home fetal Doppler's safe to use everyday? Is exposure bad for the baby?

Is at home fetal Doppler's safe to use everyday? Is exposure bad for the baby?

Yes: Dopplers do not produce a radiation exposure like X-rays. Dopplers are more like microphones - they detect sounds. Everyday use should be safe but you should consider only using it as directed by a physician. Frequent use may cause more worry than benefit. ...Read more

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Why couldn't my baby heartbeat be found on a Doppler at 9 weeks and 4 days? Now I'm very scared and nervous waiting on my ultrasound appointment which is in a week.

Why couldn't my baby heartbeat be found on a Doppler at 9 weeks and 4 days? Now I'm very scared and nervous waiting on my ultrasound appointment which is in a week.

Heartbeat on doppler: In most cases, everything is ok. It may be that the lie of the fetus is so that it's hard to detect its heartbeat with a doppler machine. It's not that uncommon not to hear heart beat with a doppler machine at this gestational age. I agree things like miscarriage happen, but again in most cases, it's ok. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is doppler babys heart monitor?

Baby heart monitor: Doppler monitor allows you to hear your unborn baby's heart beat anytime you like, anywhere you wish. ...Read more

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My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, . What is the treatment?

My doppler scrotum test shows bilateral funiculitis, . What is the treatment?

Depends on symptoms.: Bilateral funiculitis means inflammation of the spermatic cord on both sides. This could be detected on power doppler ultrasound as increased flow and dilated blood vessels. Treatment depends on clinical signs and symptoms. If there is minimal pain or discomfort, no treatment may be necessary. Signs of infection require treatment with antibiotics. Pain can be treated with anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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I found a heartbeat on a doppler in my abdomen are that went from 130 to 150.is that to high to be my heartbeat. I took pregnancy test it was negative?

I found a heartbeat on a doppler in my abdomen are that went from 130 to 150.is that to high to be my heartbeat. I took pregnancy test it was negative?

Suspicious: You must see your doctor. That heart rate is a normal fetal heart rate, my guess is that you are pregnant. If you are not pregnant and that is your heart rate, then you still need to see your doctor because that rate is too high for you. ...Read more

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Results of doppler test shows mild reduction of blood floe in left leg. Is this serious?

Results of doppler test shows mild reduction of blood floe in left leg. Is this serious?

Depends: Depends on the degree. Would consult with your doctor if significant you will be referred to a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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Renal Doppler Test shows a 1.5 CM cyst in the central gland of prostate. What should I do?

Renal Doppler Test shows a 1.5 CM cyst in the central gland of prostate. What should I do?

Nothing: Have your PSA minitored every 6 months. A proste cyst is a benign clinical finding- relax and enjoy your life. ...Read more