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Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Bleeding in third trimester of pregancy?

Needs evaluation: Third trimester bleeding is very abnormal. This should be evaluated emergently in labor and delivery. Go to the hospital. ...Read more

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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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Are first trimester ultrasounds ever exact in dating?

Are first trimester ultrasounds ever exact in dating?

Early Ultrasounds: Actually they are thought to be the most accurate. ...Read more

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D-mannose safe in third trimester of pregnancy?

Drugs and prey: Depends on why you are taking it. In general no harm other than diuretic effects. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Do transvaginal US have the same margin of error as abdominal US in the dating pregnancy the first trimester?

Do transvaginal US have the same margin of error as abdominal US in the dating pregnancy the first trimester?

Slightly less: Transvaginal sonograms are slightly more accurate in the early first trimester. Either way the margin of error is only about 3-5 days. ...Read more

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What changes a due date? And why is the first trimester ultrasound more accurate than the second trimester ultrasound?

What changes a due date? And why is the first trimester ultrasound more accurate than the second trimester ultrasound?

Ultrasound dating.: First trimester ultrasound is by far the most accurate in determining the precise due date (+/- 3-7 days, depending on exactly when it is performed). Second trimester sonograms are less accurate but still helpful in pegging down the due date within +/-7-12 days. Third trimester scans are not very accurate in dating the pregnancy, as growth varies (+/- 14-21 days). Menstrual dating is not very good. ...Read more

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How accurate are ultrasound in the first trimester?

How accurate are ultrasound in the first trimester?

Early Ultrasounds: The early ultrasounds are considered the most accurate. ...Read more

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Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Palpitation in first trimester of pregnancy in pco?

Not sure: I am not sure i understand the question. Palpitations can occur at specific times such as late at night when you are lying down. Or they can occur after drinking coffee or alcohol. In some cases they are more common during or after exercise. Sometimes the timing helps us in treatment. (if they always occur after alcohol for instance). Then you could mean how long they last, (momentary or hours). ...Read more

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Cramps during second trimester of pregancy?

Cramps during second trimester of pregancy?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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Is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Only by dr rx: Only if your OB has stated you need it, otherwise stay away from any drugs, supplements, etc. ...Read more

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Cramps in the first trimester of pregnancy and utrogestan 200mg?

Cramps in the first trimester of pregnancy and utrogestan 200mg?

Common complaint: Cramps in the 1st months is extremely common unrelated to your medication. Tell your doctor if the cramps continue or you have bleeding. As the uterus grows "growing pains" occur. ...Read more

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Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Is mild cramping in the first trimester safe?

Maybe, maybe not: It is not uncommon to experience cramping and light bleeding early on during pregnancy. Infections of the bladder or cervix may also be a cause. Ectopic pregnancy, a potentially life-threatening complication also causes cramping early in pregnancy. Please see your doctor to be evaluated for these conditions. ...Read more

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How often are first trimester ultrasounds off in dating conception?

Off?: Depends what you mean by 'off.' the theoretical accuracy of a 1st trimester us is considered to be +/- 2-3 days, so in that sense they are always 'off.' if you mean wrong, as in more than 2-3 days, no one knows this - but with a skilled sonographer and a current us machine, it shouldn't be off by more than a few days very often. ...Read more

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Can i have the 3d ultrasound to detect fetus abnormalities during third trimester?

Can i have the 3d ultrasound to detect fetus abnormalities during third trimester?

Ask you MD: You need to ask your MD that question because they are best able to interpret any findings as well with the exam. ...Read more

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Can I do chorionic villus sampling in the first trimester?

Can I do chorionic villus sampling in the first trimester?

Yes: Chorionic villus sampling (cvs) is done in the first trimester between 10-12 weeks. It has a slightly higher risk of miscarriage associated with it than an amniocentesis- which is usually done after 15 weeks- because it is performed earlier in the pregnancy. Blood tests and a nuchal translucency ultrasound are noninvasive genetic screening options. ...Read more

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Can bleeding in the third trimester affect my baby?

Can bleeding in the third trimester affect  my baby?

Yes: Vaginal bleeding in the third trimester is never normal and always requires immediate evaluation by a doctor. There are many different causes that only a physical exam can detect. Bleeding can be from the placenta, which is the nutrition source for your baby. ...Read more

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Hi is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Hi is susten(progesteron) safe to use in second and third trimester in pregnancy?

Tell OBs more please: Please tell us a bit more about the pregnancy, risk factors, reason for progesterone. You may add that information as a separate question or as part of comments. In the meantime i will refer this to some OB specialists for additional input. Thanks for asking this interesting question. ...Read more

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Do progesterone fluctuates with twins in the first trimester?

IT INCREASES: Your Progesterone levels are very high when you are pregnant. With twins even higher. Your corpus luteum (the remainder of the cyst that formed your egg, then released it) continuous to produce Progesterone until the placenta takes over. When you are having two babies the levels are usually higher. You can have some side effects from this (bloating, constipation, gassiness, breasttenderness). ...Read more