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How Can You Miss Triplet On Ultrasound
Depends: Ultrasound is not a perfect technique and sometimes it is not surprising to miss a triplet pregnancy, most o the ultrasound people are highly trained and certified, yet it is hard to prepare for absolut everything that nature can present to you. So be mindfull and understand that it is within our nature and technology to miss things sometimes. ...Read more
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
Triplets but 1 heartbeat was only 72 at 7-wk ultrasound. How likely is it that this baby won't make it?
Possible.: If your pregnancy dates are correct, the embryonic heart rate is low and increases the risk of fetal loss in the setting of triplets. Your maternal-fetal medicine specialist should be able to reassure you if this resolves or inform you of complications if they arise. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Is it possible that the ultrasound technician could not see a triplet hiding behind twins at 11 weeks 3 days?
Had ultrasound at 8 weeks, showed 3 sacs, 2 empty, 1 with fetus and heartbeat. Is it possible I will be having triplets??
Screening vs confirm: By definition a screening test is done to more individuals to select the group at higher risk for a problem that justifies a greater cost definitive test.All screening tests can be falsely negative or positive. The definitive tests for DS require chromosome analysis. This can be done in limited centers by finding fetal cells in mothers blood, or by CVS or amniocentesis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 weeks ago i had 2 ultrasounds and i've had 4 ddimers. Dr says not a clot but i've read these test miss them often. Drs won't do more testing. Worried?
Poor picture: The picture given does not give an lot to view making it impossible to see what is circled. My advice would be to see you ob/gyn and show the site that concerns you. This way, you can determine what is concerning in the picture. ...Read more
Yes: It might be beneficial to provide more detail in a followup question. ...Read more
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