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What to do if failed to visualize fetal stomach on ultrasound?

What to do if failed to visualize fetal stomach on ultrasound?

Ask your doctor: most of the time the fetal stomach is seen, but not always. talk to your doctor and see what they think. you can always have another ultrasound done if needed but this may not be covered by insurance. ...Read more

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I had a fetal assessment 2 weeks ago had to go back today get rest measurement, told stomach bubble close to diaphragm, what does this mean?

I had a fetal assessment 2 weeks ago had to go back today get rest measurement, told stomach bubble close to diaphragm, what does this mean?

Nothing: The stomach bubble is either where it is supposed to be, just inferior to the diuagphragm on the left side, or it appears in or above the diaphragm, pushing the lungs to the right, extremely abnormal, diagnostic of a diaphragmatic hernia. The ultrasound tech should have said nothing to you. Call you OB right away for clarification. ...Read more

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I'm having stomach pain below my left side ribcage. Fetal position helps, but extending hurts. Been two days now. What could it be?

I'm having stomach pain below my left side ribcage. Fetal position helps, but extending hurts. Been two days now. What could it be?

Be seen: There are a number of possibilities, and a detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. Because some of the causes could potentially be quite serious. Including pancreatitis, i would encourage you to be seen. Thank you. ...Read more

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I had sex this morning it was kind of rough afterwards my area hurt. My stomach was swollen, i was paralyzed in the fetal position, dripping sweat?

I had sex this morning it was kind of rough afterwards my area hurt. My stomach was swollen, i was paralyzed in the fetal position, dripping sweat?

Pain after sex: It is possible that during rough sex that you may have ruptured an ovarian follicle. A follicle has to grow to relase an egg. Sometimes when they rupture they bleed into the pelvis and can cause irritation, pain, nausea etc. The pain usually starts acutely and will get better over a day or two. Nsaids may help. You should follow up with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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At my 20 week us i was told my baby has a choroid plexus cyst and a small fetal stomach. Odds of trisomy 18? F/u is in 4 weeks for routine us.

At my 20 week us i was told my baby has a choroid plexus cyst and a small fetal stomach.  Odds of trisomy 18? F/u is in 4 weeks for routine us.

Blood test: The risk of trisomy 18 is assessed by doing blood genetic testing. A triple, quad or penta screen or alternatively fetal dna sequencing. If the blood test is normal then the presence of a unilateral choroid plexus cyst does not increase the risk of t18. If t18 is abnormal then a unilateral choroid plexus cyst can be supportive evidence. ...Read more

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Fetus stomach small what does this mean i'm freaked out?

Fetus stomach small what does this mean  i'm freaked out?

Vague : That is a vague question. Consider a private message to on of our maternal medicine specialists. The fetal abdominal circumference is one of the measurements done on ultrasound. It is one of the components to assess normal fetal growth. ...Read more