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What is transverse lie?

What is transverse lie?

Unstable position.: Fetuses tend to have longitudinal lies in pregnancy - be they cephalic or breech. Transverse lies are less common and involve the fetus with its spine axis perpendicular to the mother's spine axis (head to right or left, spine up or down). If persistent, transverse lies need cesarean section for delivery, unless external cephalic version [with epidural and terbutaline under real-time u/s] works. ...Read more

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Transverse Lie (Definition)

Transverse lie = position of long axis of fetus is transverse to ...Read more


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What are the tests for transverse lie?

What are the tests for transverse lie?

Ultrasound.: Expert ultrasound can reliably detect transverse feta lie, which can be an indication for c-section at delivery. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Transverse lie?

Transverse lie: Transverse lie = position of long axis of fetus is transverse to that of the mother. ...Read more

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Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

TRANSVERSE LIE: Baby is in a floating position before term. Your OB usually can still change baby's position before delivery. Not sure what month they do it. Get assurance from your OB that everything will be alright. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for transverse lie?

C-section, or ECV.: External cephalic version or cesarean section are the only two methods for dealing with transverse lie at delivery. ...Read more

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I have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. Your thoughts?

I have a transverse lie at 35 weeks, and the baby won't move with exercises that my midwife has recommended. Your thoughts?

Version: If malpresentation persists at 37 weeks, an external version may be attempted where the provider places hands on the abdomen and attempts to guide the baby into the proper position. There can be complications, so this should be done in a hospital with fetal monitoring and the ability to perform a csection if necessary. ...Read more

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What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?

What kind of incision for delivery of singleton in transverse lie with anterior placenta previa? Will low transverse cut risk hemorrhage/uterine tear?

Hyst'omy MANDATED: Hello Annie-_777
I am not an OB GYN but I have had a lot of experience which tells me that a lower abdominal incision (Pfannen-Stiel) is a better incision in almost all situations. This situation of a transverse lie and an anterior placenta praevia is a very hazardous situation because you need the baby out and the cord clamped within seconds of opening the uterus so choose a very skilled surgeon. ...Read more

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How can an NT scan determine gender?

How can an NT scan determine gender?

Nt scan and sex: NT is the ultrasound appearance of neck tissue in the first 3 months of a pregnancy. In a study of 56, 000 pts, for an unknown reason, the neck in females is about 10% thinner. Http://s3.amazonaws. Com/publicationslist. Org/data/kevinspencer1/ref-184/pnd2009_29_578_581.pdf
The measurement is to exclude Down's, not for sexing. Most reliable is to wait until you can see a penis later in the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How will I know the gender of my baby?

How will I know the gender of my baby?

Ultrasound by 18 wks: If you can't waite until the birth, you may be lucky enough to see it during a routine ultrasound, often done around 18-20 wks. It is not a 100% that the ultrasound tech person can tell you during this procedure--baby may not be willing to show. There are places offering 3-d ultrasound with dvd/video recording for a nominal fee. No doctor-order needed. Congrats and good luck. ...Read more

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Should I find out which gender my baby is?

Should I find out which gender my baby is?

Upto you and spouse: It is entirely optional for you to find out the sex of your baby. Some new parents prefer to find out at birth while others are eager and find out earlier during their ultrasound sessions. ...Read more

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How early can the baby's gender be determined?

How early can the baby's gender be determined?

Yes: Male embryos will start developing there external structures, penis and scrotum, at about 16 weeks of gestation. Pregnancy ultrasound can usually detect these structure at about 20 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the earliest time to check the baby gender?

What is the earliest time to check the baby gender?

18-22 wk anatomy US: The fetal anatomy us at 18-22 weeks is the best time to check fetal gender, but there are no guarantees.

Sometimes it's hard to tell, and people have been surprised at delivery. ...Read more

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How to know the gender of ababy from bottom not front??

How to know the gender of ababy from bottom not front??

"Bottom": Tells it all The distinct differences between babies' sex are seen from the "bottom" view not just the "front"! ...Read more

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What's the soonest a dr can tell me the gender of my baby?

What's the soonest a dr can tell me the gender of my baby?

11-12 weeks: External genitalia of fetus is distinguishable by 11-12 weeks of gestational age. ...Read more

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May I know the Gender of the Fetus?

May I know the Gender of the Fetus?

Ultrasound: You will need to have an ultrasound to know the gender of the fetus. You can also do an amniocentesis which is more invasive but more accurate and definitive to get a DNA test for sex determination. I am not sure if that is necessary unless you have a family history of genetic disorder that is related to sex of the baby. ...Read more

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Wants to know about gender of fetus?

Wants to know about gender of fetus?

Depends: It depends on the stage of pregnancy what is the best way to determine the gender of a fetus. Chorionic villus sampling is possible in the first trimester. In the second trimester, amniocentesis is possible. Ultrasound is possible a little later but is less reliable and dependent on fetal positioning and the skill of the tech doing the ultrasound. The reason for doing the testing determines which ...Read more

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Can both genders get Crohn's disease?

Can both genders get Crohn's disease?

Briefly: Yes, there does not seem to be preference for either sex. ...Read more

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How accurate is a gender scan at 20 weeks?

How accurate is a gender scan at 20 weeks?

Pretty accurate: The sonogram at 20 weeks is very accurate if the genitalia are seen. Sometimes, depending on the position of the baby, the genitalia may not be seen though. ...Read more

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How gender prediction is done in tiffa scan?

How gender prediction is done in tiffa scan?

Use of TIFFA Scan: Tiffa (targeted imaging for fetal anomalies) is a type of ultrasound specifically to look for abnormalities in the fetus. It is not for gender prediction. ...Read more

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Iam 15week pregnanti want to know the gender.

Iam 15week pregnanti want to know the gender.

A little early: Usually sonography (ultrasound) can tell you this but not reliably until around 20 weeks. ...Read more

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What is gender change surgery male to female?

What is gender change surgery male to female?

Techniques vary: The urethra is dissected out of the penis and relocated. The glans penis becomes the clitoris to allow for orgasmic response; scrotal tissue is used to construct the labia and a "neo-vagina" is created. There are several extraordinary us surgeons who do this surgery routinely - and the results are astonishingly good! Facial feminization surgery is a subspecialty of plastic surgery. Google wpath. ...Read more

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Why are there still gender health disparities?

Why are there still gender health disparities?

Multifactorial: There are several reasons for gender disparities. Some factors represent basic biological differences between men and will not change. For example, increased estrogen production by women places them at higher risk than men for breast cancer. Some disparities are based on social factors. For example, men have a higher risk for lung cancer than women because more men smoke. ...Read more

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How hard is gender change surgery female to male?

How hard is gender change surgery female to male?

F to M surgery: After starting testosterone, most FTM individuals experience deepening of the voice, increased hair growth, clitoral enlargement. "top" surgery (breast reduction) is the most common surgery done - and results are excellent. Genital surgery is now possible. A penis can be constructed using grafted skin, the labia can house a testicular implant and a pump for the penile implant to enable erections. ...Read more

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Is there a way to control the gender of the baby?

Is there a way to control the gender of the baby?

The year is 2014: Nope. Fifty percent of sperm are boy sperm and fifty percent are girl sperm. ...Read more

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What's the earliest to know the gender of the baby?

What's the earliest to know the gender of the baby?

4th month: Around the the 48tj week the gender of the baby can be identified on a sinogram. ...Read more