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Doctor insights on: Ultrasound At 7 Weeks

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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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Can a 9 week fetus possibly grow slow and measure at time of ultrasound at 7 weeks? And be normal?

Can a 9 week fetus possibly grow slow and measure at time of ultrasound at 7 weeks? And be normal?

Yes: Yes, usually dating can be a bit off. Important to continue following to demonstrate continued growth along the normal curve with continued normal cardiac activity. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to not hear the heartbeat via vaginal ultrasound at 7 weeks and not have a problem?

Is it possible to not hear the heartbeat via vaginal ultrasound at 7 weeks and not have a problem?

POSSIBLE: It is possible not to hear heartbeat @ 7 weeks if: wrong dates or technical difficulty. If you have no symptoms of miscarriage then a repeat ultrasound in 1-2 weeks may give you the answer. ...Read more

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Had first ultrasound at 7 weeks 6 days. No cardiac activity and baby measured 6 weeks. Hcg level 46750. Is it possible to have a good outcome?

Had first ultrasound at 7 weeks 6 days. No cardiac activity and baby measured 6 weeks. Hcg level 46750. Is it possible to have a good outcome?

Consult your OB.: Please consult your OB doctor. The HCG level is about right for 6-7 weeks. Us usually shows fetal cardiac activity at this time. ...Read more

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What is the accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound at 7 weeks? Is it greater than the standard of +/- a wk for 1st trimester since preformed abdominally?

What is the accuracy of an abdominal ultrasound at 7 weeks? Is it greater than the standard of +/- a wk for 1st trimester since preformed abdominally?

Probably not.: First trimester ultrasound is accurate to about a week. This algorithm is based primarily on crown rump length. The date is as accurate as the measurement. That being said, a transvaginal exam is probably a bit more accurate, but it's only as good as the measurement. ...Read more

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Had my ultrasound in 7 weeks 3 days . Had triplet pregnancy . But one ofthe embryo is of size 0.49 , others are 1.17 , 1.11 . ?

Had my ultrasound in 7 weeks 3 days . Had triplet pregnancy . But one ofthe embryo is of size 0.49 , others are 1.17 , 1.11 . ?

What's question?: You obviously have a very complicated situation here. You have a risky triplet pregnancy in which already at this very early stage, one of the fetuses is so much smaller than the other two.There are several options here for the pregnancy, as you are still very early in the pregnancy, but these options need to be discussed thoroughly with a high risk OB doctor known as a maternal/fetal medicine doc. ...Read more

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I am 10 weeks pregnant, saw heartbeat on ultrasound at 7 weeks, but other then sore breasts i don't feel pregnant at all. Could something be wrong?

I am 10 weeks pregnant, saw heartbeat on ultrasound at 7 weeks, but other then sore breasts i don't feel pregnant at all. Could something be wrong?

No: Different people have different symptoms during pregnancy, some people do not feel pregnant at all and that is normal. If you have any concerns, you should ask your OB to check the heartbeat of the baby which can be done at 10 weeks. ...Read more