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What Do The Colours Mean In An Ultrasound
Blighted ovum.: That would depend on how advanced the pregnancy is. By 5 weeks there should be at least a yolk sac present in the gestational sac in the uterus. By six weeks a fetal pole should be seen and 85 to 90% of the time a fetal heart beat is noted by six weeks. If there is no fetal pole or yolk sac present by six weeks, it is unlikely that the pregnancy is normal. That is referred to as a blighted ovum. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a ...Read more
When it is said that early (8 wk) ultrasounds are accurate +/- 2 days, what exactly does that mean? It is 1 to 2 days accurate of the conception day?
From conception.: Depends, how you calculate. The term is calculated from the first day of your period. This is traditionally so. So, what it means really? From the time of conception? Yes. ...Read more
Urgent callback: Not sure exactly what this is in reference to, but in general it would mean that there is, or there is a possibility of, an acute or important finding that requires further characterization with ultrasound. ...Read more
When i had a ultrasound done they said i was 5 weeks and 6 days does that mean i'm really 3 weeks and 6 days and then they add the 2 weeks?
Yes: I assume you are asking how long ago you conceived? In that case, you are correct. Routine sono dating is computed from the presumed first day of the last period. Actual conception usually occurs 2 weeks later. ...Read more
Non specific: No specific ultrasound findings were present. Findings were not likely pathological and could be caused by a variety of things. ...Read more
Fetal age: this means the baby's age is 1 day shy of 8 weeks with a margin of error for the test of 5 days. So the baby could be anywhere from 7wk+1d to 8wk+4d. ...Read more
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