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What is an invasive ultrasound for a woman?

What is an invasive ultrasound for a woman?

Invasive US: Invasive treatments are more risky than non-invasive ones. Invasive ultrasound means either intra vascular ( to check arteries or veins)or maybe intravaginally ultrasound to see small areas like the ovaries. ...Read more

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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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Apregnant woman who spend 9 months with the extra 2weeks and 2 days. The last ultrasound show that the placenta is okay hb 9.5 is there any problem?

Apregnant woman who spend 9 months with the extra 2weeks and 2 days. The last ultrasound show that the placenta is okay hb 9.5 is there any problem?

2 weeks past duedate: I'm not 100% sure i understand your question. But if you are stating that you are two weeks past your due date, the general recommendation is to be delivered. There is an increased risk of adverse outcomes continuing a pregnancy past 42 weeks gestation. ...Read more

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Why woman would need a pelvic ultrasound?

Why woman would need a pelvic ultrasound?

Pelvic Ultrasound: Pelvic ultrasound is a diagnostic modality that is used to assist with the visualization and diagnosis of conditions affecting the uterus and ovaries. ...Read more

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How accurate are doctors in knowing the date of conception once a woman has had an ultrasound?

How accurate are doctors in knowing the date of conception once a woman has had an ultrasound?

Depends.: +/-3-5 days by ultrasound before 10 weeks. +/-5-7 days by ultrasound between 10-14 weeks. +/-7-10 days by ultrasound between 14-20 weeks. +/-10-14 days by ultrasound between 20-24 weeks. +/-14-21 days after 25 weeks. ...Read more

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When does the embryo start to show up on an vaginal ultrasound before a woman should start to worry?

When does the embryo start to show up on an vaginal ultrasound before a woman should start to worry?

6-8 weeks: Other signs of a pregnancy (gestational sac then yolk sac) can be seen slightly earlier, but seeing a fetal pole, yolk sac and sometimes cardiac fluttering confirms a viable pregnancy. ...Read more

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I am wondering how accurate are first trimester ultrasounds and what is the longest sperm can live inside a woman?

I am wondering how accurate are first trimester ultrasounds and what is the longest sperm can live inside a woman?

Very accurate: For establishing gestation age, first trimester ultrasound is accurate to within 4-5 days. Later ultrasounds are less accurate for dating. Sperm can live 48 to possibly 72 hours in healthy cervical mucus. ...Read more

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Can ultrasound tests show the doctor if a woman is virgin? I have heard that the answer is yes, since it depends on having a intact hymen or not...

Can ultrasound tests show the doctor if a woman is virgin? I have heard that the answer is yes, since it depends on having a intact hymen or not...

No: An ultrasound can not show such a thing. If the hymen is intact this can be seen during a physical exam. The problem is many virgins do not have an intact hymen. Physical activity can open it. If a doctor wanted to know if a patient was a virgin he or she would simply ask them. ...Read more