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How Can I Get A Copy Of My Ultrasound Report
Ask for it.: This simplest approach is to ask for a copy at your next appointment. Your medical record is owned by the practice; however, the information contained in that record is yours. You have the right to review your record and request copies. A formal request would need to be in writing and there may be an associated charge for the work involved in preparing copies, but it cannot be denied you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Details?: Depends upon what is being measured. For the most part, ultrasound measurements of abdominal organs is very accurate. Very similar to the measurements on CT. ...Read more
You can see: At around 20 weeks, the genitalia are visible my ultrasound, so given the right image you can see if this will be a little boy or girl. Sometimes however, depending on the babies position in the womb it can be difficult to tell with certainty. ...Read more
No acute disease: When there are no findings that are worrisome., we often will use that. Saves time and words ...Read more
It depends: IT depends where the calcification was seen and what the characteristics were. Calcification can be a normal finding on ultrasound and is usually not indicative of serious disease! Speak with your doctor for follow up. ...Read more
The ultrasound report says "cbd is prominent, measuring approx 8.2 mm in size." What does this mean?
The common bile duct: Drains bile from the liver and gallbladder into the duodenum. The upper limit of normal for your age would be 5-6mm diameter. The duct can dilate if it is obstructed by a stone, mass, or stricture. The duct can also be passively dilated following gallbladder removal or other biliary surgery/procedures, in which case it is not due to obstruction but is the "new normal" for you. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Ultrasound Report details are given below I want to know is this serious? And operating is only solution or medicine can also help? If yes which med
I don't see: The report. If you want a second opinion or interpretation, feel free to initiate a Concierge consult, otherwsie perhaps post again with whatever report verbiage will fit. ...Read more
Depends on variables: Although the parts may be present it is difficult to be accurate on gender assessment at 12 weeks. In the hands of a skilled tech with a high resolution probe this can sometimes be suggestive. However, it is more reliable around 18-20 wks. Even then, I have seen folks who decorated a nursery based on us have to repaint when baby delivered. ...Read more
What, Don'tTrust'Em??: Most normal lymph nodes are about 1cm in size (0.5 - 2.0cm) but varies depending on location and its activity. Infections, cancer and many other conditions can cause it to enlarge as it and the immune system react to a problem. There are 500-700 lymph nodes spread through the body so variations in size can be...sizeable (e.g. 0.5cm at the elbow and 2cm in the groin are are"big"), depends on the problem ...Read more
No: Free fluid is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unremarkable scan.: This is typical verbage for an unremarkable prenatal ultrasound. That means that the examination did not identify major fetal anomalies such as gastroschisis, omphalocele, anencephaly, spina bifida, diaphragmatic hernia, major heart/kidney/lung/skeletal defects. Congratulations - however keep in mind that even in experienced centers the detection rate of anomalies may not surpass 60-80%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Please send the part of the report that indicates whether or not the ultrasound technician was able to visualize the penis. ...Read more
What does it mean " the gallblader is physiologically distended" in an ultrasound report. Had fasting for 12hours before the test?
Probably: Means that the gallbladder is normal, as fasting for 12 hours before the ultrasound would be expected to cause the gallbladder to retain bile and become full or distended. Eating causes the gallbladder to empty its bile fluid. It is expected that one would not eat before the ultrasound so the gallbladder can be seen properly. ...Read more
My wife s ultrasound report showed her cervix measured 2.9 cms in length. Is this normal. And what does it mean?
Pregnant?: Depends why they did the ultrasound. If she is pregnant, how many weeks? This can help give a risk of preterm delivery. If she's not pregnant, it doesn't really mean anything. ...Read more
What should be my due date? 1 ultrasound report says that its 11 january But other says that its 20th january 2015 My LMP is 3rd april 2014 (irregular)
Earliest: The earliest ultrasound is the most accurate and I would rely on that since you say your periods are irregular. The margin of error (how many weeks plus or minus) for ultrasounds increases as pregnancy progresses. All 3 day embryos are pretty much the same size but babies at term can be normal and be 6-9 pounds. ...Read more
Mammo shows Heterogeneously dense which may obsure sm masses Birads 2 breasts no suspicious masses dr wanting ultrasound report said annual mammo?
Head down: "cephalic presentation" just means that your baby's head is down in the pelvis, as opposed to a "breech presentation" when the baby's buttocks or feet are in the pelvis. ...Read more
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