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Ultrasound Pictures Of Hidden Twins
Can a vanishing twin actually be hidden? I am 35 have and have 10 living children, 4 miscarriages . 6 week sonogram clearly
showed 1 baby. 8 week sonogram showed 1 baby with heartbeat and another sac partially hidden behind baby.
It definitely wasn't eas
Yes: It sounds like a retained dead twin that was small and not so much hidden, but difficult to see. This does not happen often, but it definitely can happen... ...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
At 12 weeks scan the ultrasound technician saw that the baby has penetrated the empty sac of the vanishing twin.how can this be?
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
????: 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
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