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Will a pelvic ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries detect a pregnancy at 12 weeks?

Will a pelvic ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries detect a pregnancy at 12 weeks?

Yes: A pregnancy will certainly be detected by ultrasound at 12 weeks. The heartbeat should also be present! ...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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Ultrasound at 12 weeks. Baby looked healthy. What are the chances of miscarriage after this?

Ultrasound at 12 weeks. Baby looked healthy. What are the chances of miscarriage after this?

Unlikely: Most miscarriages occur in the 1st trimester. As long as there are no other risk factors unlikely. All the best. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a missed miscarriage after 12 weeks?

What are the chances of a missed miscarriage after 12 weeks?

Low: Very low after 12 weeks - and if your stated age is actually 20 years, especially low - almost all 'miscarriages' are first trimester. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the chances of miscarriage after 12 weeks?

What are the chances of miscarriage after 12 weeks?

Miscarriage : Usually there is a reason for miscarriage , if u have no medical problem and don't do heavy lifting unlikely to happen. Good luck. ...Read more

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At 16 weeks of pregnancy can a 3rd ultrasound detect the gender?

At 16 weeks of pregnancy can a 3rd ultrasound detect the gender?

At about 20 weeks: Gender is best seen at 18-20 weeks gestation. This is also the time the anatomy scan is usually done. In some cases, the gender can be seen earlier and in still others, we still cannot see it due to the position of the baby and other factors regardless of how far along you are. In general, they can check for gender at 18-20 weeks when they do the anatomy scan. ...Read more

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Some free fluid on ultrasound of uterus. Endometrial 8 mm, d&c 4 weeks ago, 8 weeks postpartum. Likelihood of more retained products of conception?

Some free fluid on ultrasound of uterus. Endometrial 8 mm,  d&c 4 weeks ago, 8 weeks postpartum. Likelihood of more retained products of conception?

Retained: With an 8mm endometrial stripe and post D&C, i doubt any retained products or placenta. Pay attention to your bleeding though and if any changes notify your physician. Fluid in the endometrial cavity is common after a postpartum D&C. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the normal size of the uterus at 12 weeks gestation?

What is the normal size of the uterus at 12 weeks gestation?

Pelvic organ: The uterus is contained within the pelvis up to 12 weeks gestation and is considered a pelvic organ until after twelve weeks.. The top of the uterus would be just barely palpable over the pubic bone at twelve weeks gestation. ...Read more

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Vaginal ultrasound did not detect heartbeat at 6 weeks 4 days. Seen the sac and embryo. Risk of miscarriage?

Vaginal ultrasound did not detect heartbeat at 6 weeks 4 days. Seen the sac and embryo. Risk of miscarriage?

50/50: At this point i would say your chances are about 50/50. A vaginal sonogram at 6 weeks and 4 days can usually see a heartbeat; but if your dates are off a little, it could be too early. As long as you aren't having a lot of pain or heavy bleeding, waiting a week and rechecking the sonogram is probably best. ...Read more

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Does the chance of miscarriage decrease at 8 weeks (6 weeks past conception) or only at 12 weeks?

Does the chance of miscarriage decrease at 8 weeks (6 weeks past conception) or only at 12 weeks?

Yes: A large portion of abnormal pregnancies will miscarry or stop growing by 8 weeks. Many of the rest will be lost by 12 weeks. ...Read more

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Ultrasound at 6weeks 2days pregnant shows gestational sac, yolk sac, fetal pole n heartbeat (133bpm). What are the chances of miscarriage after this?

Ultrasound at 6weeks 2days pregnant shows gestational sac, yolk sac, fetal pole n heartbeat (133bpm).
What are the chances of miscarriage after this?

Risk is decreased: The fact the fetal pole has a heartbeat is very good and encouraging. However, the risk of miscarriage is still present until 12-13 weeks. That is why most celebrities do not release statements about pregnancy, due to the fact that miscarriage can happen. After this time, with a normal fetal heartbeat and placenta, the risk of miscarriage drastically decreases. ...Read more

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Ultrasound at 7weeks 4days pregnant showed single live fetus and yolk sac with heartbeat of 171bpm. What are the chances of miscarriage after this?

Ultrasound at 7weeks 4days pregnant showed single live fetus and yolk sac with heartbeat of 171bpm. 
What are the chances of miscarriage after this?

Same as everyone: The ultrasound findings you describe are normal. So you would have NO increased risk of a miscarriage based on the the study. Your risk would be related to other factors like prior history of miscarriage. If you are concerned about miscarriage, speak with your Obstetrician. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

What are the symptoms of pregnancy week by week 12 weeks?

12 weeks: At week 12 you may feel tired, occasionally feel dizzy or faint, have an expanded waist line, pass gas, have a more sensitive sense of smell, have an increase in saliva and experience headaches. Urinary frequency may lessen. Two good resources follow. One is a website and the other is a book.1. http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/ 2. "what to expect when you are expecting". ...Read more

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Its normal if at 4 weeks and 2 days of pregnancy my gestational sac mesure 0,46 cm?

Its normal if at 4 weeks and 2 days of pregnancy my gestational sac mesure 0,46 cm?

MSD: Mean sac diameter (MSD) is a sonographic measurement of the gestational sac which is usually first seen at around 3 weeks after conception (5 weeks after the last menstrual period), when it measures 2-3 mm. MSD = (length + height + width)/3 Normal MSD (in mm) + 30 = days of pregnancy ...Read more

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Fetus measurements: 57mm 12 weeks gestation / 62mm 12 wks+4days gestation. Are measurements this precise to have this difference in size in 4 days?

Sort of: Yes, the measurements on average do correspond to these dates and they are fairly accurate, but not exact. Also it is dependent on how the ultrasound tech measures it. So there are plenty of sources of mild error. ...Read more

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What is a ultrasound seen in 4 week 3 days of pregnancy?

What is a ultrasound seen in 4 week 3 days of pregnancy?

Chorionic cavity: At 4 weeks 3 days gestation, via transvaginal us, a small fluid filled cavity, the chorionic cavity, can be seen. It's average diameter is 2-3 mm (tiny! look at a ruler). Surrounding it is an echogenic layer about 2 mm thick representing decidual reaction of the uterine lining and the trophoblasts of the developing embryo. The yolk sac is usually identified at 5.5 weeks and embryo at 6 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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