how safe is transvaginal ultrasound during pregnancy

How safe is transvaginal ultrasound during pregnancy?

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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.
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Transvaginal ultrasound for early pregnancy is safe?

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Dr. Walter Kobasa
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Yes


yes no adverse effect on pregnancy
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what is transvaginal ultrasound in pregnancy>?

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Ultrasound pelvis


This exam technique is used primarily in the first trimester to give us a more detailed and accurate assessment of the pregnancy.
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First trimester Pregnancy

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You can find a baby gender at the end of the first trimester pregnancy by the ultrasound.

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how soon can a transvaginal ultrasound detect pregnancy?

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U can see a sac at 5


weeks but in order to tell if it is viable , u need to see a htbeat which can be seen at 6 1/2 weeks
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How early can a transvaginal ultrasound detect pregnancy?

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Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Around 6 weeks


Usually a quantatative bhcg(preg test with number) which increases in early pregancy. When the number gets to 2500-3000 an US will usually be able to diagnose pregnancy
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First trimester Pregnancy

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The First Trimester Screen uses ultrasound and a blood test to screen for Down Syndrome.

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Is transvaginal ultrasound accurate in detecting early pregnancy?

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Yes


At 5-6 weeks a gestational sac and pregnancy reaction can be seen. At about 7 weeks a tiny fetal pole and heartbeat can be seen. At less than 5 weeks, nothing may be seen so would need to check blood and urine results before planning for sono.
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does the transvaginal ultrasound accurate in how long is your pregnancy?

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Dr. Rebecca A. Gray
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Very accurate


First trimester ultrasounds are very accurate in dating a pregnancy. If the ultrasound date is more than 7 days different for the last menstrual period; the pregnancy is usually redated by the ultrasound due date.
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Can a Transvaginal ultrasound detect pregnancy 11 days after intercourse?

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No


This too early.
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Is transvaginal ultrasound contraindicated if I' m not sure if I' m positive for pregnancy or not ?

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No


It is safe to do transvaginal USG in early pregnancy
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Could it take longer to see pregnancy through transvaginal ultrasound in case of having twin pregnancy ?

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Dr. Jeff M. Livingston
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No


Having a twin pregnancy would have no impact on when you could see it via ultrasound. A pregnancy can usually be seen 6-7 weeks after your last period.
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