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How many sonogram do you get during pregnancy?

How many sonogram do you get during pregnancy?

Depends: Mainly this depends on your insurance and your OB/GYN. If you are low risk, you really only need an initial ultrasound and usually one around 20 weeks. Higher risk mothers, or mothers that are experiencing problems with their pregnancy may get more. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

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


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When should 1 do a 4d ultrasound during pregnancy?

When should 1 do a 4d ultrasound during pregnancy?

Only if there are : Concerns raised during the pregnancy by blood work, the patient's ob/gyn, or if the standard screening OB ultrasound has unusual or abnormal findings. ...Read more

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What is seen during an early ultrasound in pregnancy?

What is seen during an early ultrasound in pregnancy?

Yes: Very little is seen in 1st trimester ultrasound. Typically, anatomy is assessed at 20 weeks. There are many pregnancy "calendars" on the internet, that can tell you how your baby develops on a weekly basis. ...Read more

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When during pregnancy will I have my first ultrasound?

When during pregnancy will I have my first ultrasound?

First trimester: In most cases you will have an ultrasound in your first trimester to confirm the viability of the pregnancy and make sure there is just one fetus. ...Read more

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How many ultrasound examination should I get during pregnancy?

How many ultrasound examination should I get during pregnancy?

Depends : The number of ultrasounds will vary depending on what complications of pregnancy you have and depend on your doctors' preferences. Most will do one around 16-24 weeks to look at the baby's anatomy to make sure everything is normal. Some do one between 11-13 weeks as part of genetic testing. Problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, twins and other problems will require more. ...Read more

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When is the right time to take the first ultrasound during pregnancy?

When is the right time to take the first ultrasound during pregnancy?

6 weeks: A first trimester ultrasound is the most accurate for dating a pregnancy and at 6 weeks, should be able to detect fetal heartbeat. ...Read more

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How often you can do ultrasound during pregnancy?How safe it is for a baby?

How often you can do ultrasound during pregnancy?How safe it is for a baby?

Very Safe: A trained ultrasound tech will follow all necessary safeguards to make sure the fetus is not harmed. It would be rare to injure a known fetus. ...Read more

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How often will i need an ultrasound while pregnant? What is the usual timing and frequency of ultrasounds during pregnancy? .

How often will i need an ultrasound while pregnant? What is the usual timing and frequency of ultrasounds during pregnancy?

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12, 20, 32 weeks.: Most european pregnancies are routinely scanned thrice: at 11-13, 18-20 and 32-36 weeks. In the U.S. Deplorable insurance company policies have limited the routine scans to two (12, 20 weeks) and only allow for a growth scan as indicated clinically (not routinely). ...Read more

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How often will i need an ultrasound while pregnant? What is the usual timing and frequency of ultrasounds during pregnancy? .

How often will i need an ultrasound while pregnant? What is the usual timing and frequency of ultrasounds during pregnancy?

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It depends: Different docs may have different preferences based on your age/other potential risk factors. In an average low risk pregnancy, an initial us is performed at 11-14 weeks to check the nuchal translucency. Then routine anatomy and screening us is performed between 18 and 22 weeks. If all is normal, this may be all. Additional us may be necessary if there are other issues like ? Size, fluid, etc. ...Read more

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Can too many ultrasound during pregnancy cause damage to the fetus?

Can too many ultrasound during pregnancy cause damage to the fetus?

No: Ultrasound exam does not harm the fetus. Be aware that every test has a margin of error. The more times you do a test the more likely there will be an error which will lead to more unnecessary tests. Be sparing in your use of imaging. ...Read more

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How often i can do ultrasound during pregnancy, and does it harms baby? Cause I have always this need to see baby if he is fine and how he grows:)

How often i can do ultrasound during pregnancy, and does it  harms baby?  Cause I have always this need to see baby if he is fine and how he grows:)

Ultrasound is Safe: The ultrasound is perfectly safe for the baby. How often you get one depends on how much your insurance company will pay, or how much you are willing to pay out of pocket. It may be more cost-effective to do kick-counts later in your pregnancy; count how many times your baby kicks during an hour each day. If he's kicking, he's doing just fine. ...Read more

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When is the best time for a 3d ultrasound during pregnancy?to see any problems with the fetus

The 2nd trimester : The best time is when the organ forming has been completed. That is usually during the end of the 1st trimester and early in the 2nd trimester ...Read more

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My wife last LMP on31 dec and she found a 4 week 4 days pregnancy during ultrasound is on 24 of feburary why a usg scen 2 week late she worried?

My wife last LMP  on31 dec and she found  a 4 week 4 days pregnancy during ultrasound is on 24 of feburary why a usg scen 2 week late she worried?

Ultrasound : If i understand correctly. Your wife had a ultrasound that showed a pregnancy of 4weeks 4 days and they want to repeat in 2 weeks. If that is correct it is because right now it is a very early pregnancy. In 2 weeks a fetal pole and a heart beat should be seen and then they can estimate gestational age better. ...Read more

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Ultrasound therapy on spine during pregnancy?

Ultrasound therapy on spine during pregnancy?

Ask the provider: Obstetricians cannot be expected to know every single alternative therapy that pregnant women might consider. Instead, it is the duty of the specialists who provide treatments to understand how their therapy can affect pregnancy. High pulse ultrasound does have some potential risks to a developing fetus. ...Read more

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How safe is transvaginal ultrasound during pregnancy?

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. ...Read more

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Vaginal bleeding during 6th week pregnancy. My wife and I are scared. Can they do ultrasound or something?

Vaginal bleeding during 6th week pregnancy. My wife and I are scared. Can they do ultrasound or something?

YES: Bleeding early in pregnacy can be normal, but might be a sign of something else. Get evaluated. Early ultrasounds can be inconclusive to determine viabilty and sometimes cause more anxiety. You physician will help determine what is appropriate in your case to see if everything is ok. ...Read more

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Blood test for pregnancy came out positive. Is it 100% accurate? Will i see a baby during ultrasound? Can blood test be false?

Blood test for pregnancy came out positive. Is it 100% accurate? Will i see a baby during ultrasound? Can blood test be false?

Ultrasound to: Confirm pregnancy. Depending on how far along the pregnancy is, you may or may not see a baby per se, but ultrasound will confirm pregnancy by showing the gestational sack and related structures. The blood test is nearly 100% accurate. ...Read more

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Salpingectomy 01/18/2016 during csection... positive pregnancy confirmed w/ultrasound. This makes baby #8 for me. HOW?! Please help me understand...

Salpingectomy 01/18/2016 during csection... positive pregnancy confirmed w/ultrasound. This makes baby #8 for me. HOW?! Please help me understand...

Bilaterality: The fallopian tubes, indicated by the term salpingectomy, are bilateral structures and the other side is still hooked up to an ovary, which sent an egg down to the uterus, then it was conceived. If there ovary were removed it would be called a salpingooophorectomy. Congratulations. I suggest you discuss other methods with your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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During my pregnancy, ultrasound found a 3 CM cyst with calcified walls on my spleen. Is this dangerous? How reliable is us in this case?

During my pregnancy, ultrasound found a 3 CM cyst with calcified walls on my spleen. Is this dangerous? How reliable is us in this case?

Not to worry: This is seen occasionally and is likely not a concern during your pregnancy. If you continue to be concerned, you can follow it up after you give birth. Either with another ultrasound or an mri. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more