Top 20 Doctor insights on: Twins at 15 weeks pregnant ultrasound
How late can you detect a heartbeat from twin pregnancy with transvaginal ultra sound? If demise of one twin will other twin have issues?
Twin is high risk..:
Generally, embryonic cardiac activity is seen between 5 and 6 menstrual weeks of pregnancy - single or twins or triplets.
If both fetuses share a single placenta (monochorionic, monoamniotic placentation), and if one is demised, the other will likely have problems. A main concern is the effects of twin-twin transfusion. ...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
????: 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
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
My hCG level at 6w was 62, 895 and at 6w5d 120, 896. Is this possibly twins? The 6w ultrasound showed 1 for sure and a light spot in the opp. Corner.
Hcg levels have a wide variation in normal pregnancy. In general levels are higher in twin pregnancies. See this site for more info.
http://americanpregnancy. Org/duringpregnancy/hcglevels. Html. ...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
No reliable way: Ultrasound is the only way to "see" what is in the uterus. ...Read more
I got the ultrasound done the doctor said its a twin but I am worried later on if it become multiple?
What do you suggest if my child brought home an ultrasound with 2 gestational sac diameter measurements does that mean it's twins?
Not necessarily.: The gestational sac should be measured in three different planes to determine mean sac diameter, so there may be multiple pictures of the same gestational sac with different measurements. ...Read more
Over 35, curious, what obvious symptoms would be indicative of a twin preg? How early can one assume so (aside from the usual ultrasound/blood test?)
Early on--: There really wouldn't be obvious ways to know it is twins. ...Read more
Ultrasound that put me at 6.5 weeks, showed one gest sac+1 yolk sac and 2 heartbeats now I have to see a mfm to confirm 1 yolk. Could it be momo twins?
Possible: To have identical twins with one sac. ...Read more
1st ultrasound, ~6 weeks 4days. Two amniotic sacs but difficulty viewing 2nd. One heartbeat for sure. What are the chances of viable twins still & how good are the chances of at least one viable baby?
My hCG levels are very high I got an ultrasound confirming the heartbeat and they didn't see twins. Is this ok?
Yes: A follow up ultrasound should further reassure you ...Read more
Will a vanishing twin (lost at 7 weeks) affect first trimester downs syndrome testing with blood test and ultrasound?
Vanishing twin: No, it would not affect your test result. Ultrasound would show it for a while, but the developing twin will eventually grow big enough to hide it from view. ...Read more
My daughter brought home an ultrasound with 2 gestational sac diameter measurements. Does that indicate she's having twins?
Sac: Sure sounds like she is having twins ...Read more
First ultrasound he said I was 6 weeks 5 days there was 1 gestational sac 1 yolk sac and 1fetal pole with heartbeat could yolk sac be a twin?
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