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Twin Ultrasound Pictures At 4 Weeks
I was curious how far along i'd be if the ultrasound said 6.5 cm/1.3/27 Hz at the top of my picture. ?
Sorry Mildred,: those numbers are most likely related to the ultrasound settings, (Depth/gain/frequency) Ask your OB or sonographer for your dates or measurements. In early pregnancy we measure crown-rump-length (CRL). Later, the fetal head diameter (biparietal diameter or BPD) from "ear-to-ear." Also look for abd. circumference (AC), head circum. (HC), or femur length (FL) since these are used more often. ...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
Am i allowed to ask for my ultrasound pictures from planned parenthood even after i got my abortion?
Is it possible that the ultrasound technician could not see a triplet hiding behind twins at 11 weeks 3 days?
At 12 weeks scan the ultrasound technician saw that the baby has penetrated the empty sac of the vanishing twin.how can this be?
What is visible in an ultrasound within the first ten days after conception? Can twins be seen on ultrasound at 20,days after conception?
Gestational sac only: You can only see the gestational sac and very little else except a "dot" inside the sac on ultrasound. ...Read more
Had ultrasound at 6. 2 weeks one had heartbeat 122. Dr said was a twin other sac in ultrasound will I expel it empty sac or does it go away?
Dissolves: Commonly twin gestation turns into single one due to loss of one fetus. As long as this happens early, there is usually no consequences for the remaining fetus. The other one is reabsorbed. Usually this happens for a good reason, and may mean one is not healthy. You could not have prevented it or caused it either. Get followup U/S to make sure you baby is growing well inside you. Best wishes !! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I had an ultrasound and baby measured 6 weeks 5 days and heartbeat was 152.one week later measured 8 weeks 4 days and heartbeat 171.. twins?
Unlikely: If you got an ultrasound they would have been able to see both fetuses if you were having twins. ...Read more
So I went to get an ultrasound and they told me it's a girl but I can't tell. I tried looking up other ultrasound pictures and I just can't tell.
Hard to tell: The ultrasound is relatively reliable after 18-20 weeks when read by an experienced radiologist. In simple terms "the turtle must stick his head out" to see boy parts, and if they took enough time to evaluate the area it would be evident. I never bet the farm on an ultrasound. Although they are pretty good today I have seen them be wrong . ...Read more
????: Don't quite know what you mean. All our fetal sonos are done with the highest possible definition. There are a few more things we evaluate with twins such as the number of placentas and the sac anatomy. Or as we are fond of saying, "twice the work for the same fee!". ...Read more
Usually: Depending on the position of the twins, the sonographer it is usually, but not always, possible to image both twins in detail and determine gender, whether they are monochorionic or dichorinonic, and to visualize their umbilical cords. However, this depends on their current gestational age. Optimal images may take more than one visit for an ultrasonogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prenatal study: This imaging study is ordered by the doctor to have an idea of the fetus's anatomy, size, gestational age, position of the placenta, amount of amniotic fluid and overall well-being. In the case of twins, you can also compare their sizes and growth. Assessing two babies in utero by ultrasound can be more technically difficult than assessing one because one twin can hide parts of the other. ...Read more
Depends: In general it is common for one twin to be slightly larger than the other. In some rare cases it can be a problem ( usually with identical not fraternal twin) usually serial sonograms will be done to evaluate the growth of both twins. Ask your md what the size difference means in your case. ...Read more
What are 3d ultrasounds? What is the kind of ultrasound that creates 3d looking pictures? Is it an issue of level 2 ultrasound vs. Something else?
2D vs 3D: 3d ultrasound is a software upgrade to newer ultrasound machines. The software allows the ultrasound machine to create beautiful images. These additional images rarely improve the diagnostic accuracy if the ultrasound exam. A level 2 obstetrical ultrasound does not typically include 3d images. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doppler: When the tech turns on the doppler then movement towards the probe will usually show up as red and away will look blue. These can be reversed. ...Read more
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