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What is the purpose of an ultrasound in pregnancy?

What is the purpose of an ultrasound in pregnancy?

There are: multiple purposes: to confirn dates, viability, check for fetal abnormalities, check for placental abnormalities, fetal and placental position, guidance for amniocentesis or other interventions. ...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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What is the cause of a chemical or ectopic pregnancy in ivf?

What is the cause of a chemical or ectopic pregnancy in ivf?

Uterus vs tube: A "chemical" pregnancy in most cases is a pregnancy that implanted in the uterus, but miscarried very early. Before any sign on ultrasound. An ectopic pregnancy, which is more common in ivf pregnanices, is a pregnancy that implants in the tube, and is usually determined based on symptoms, abnormally rising HCG levels and ultrasound. ...Read more

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Hi is the any mistake in ultrasound result for 11 days in the 6th week of pregnancy?

Hi is the any mistake in ultrasound result for 11 days in the 6th week of pregnancy?

Pregnancy dating: I assume by you mean a discrepancy in size? A first trimester ultrasound is considered "consistent" with dating by lmp if measurement is within 7 days of the gestational age by lmp. A 1st trimester ultrasound is a more accurate way to date a pregnancy in most cases because due date based on lmp assumes that you had a 28 day cycle and ovulated on day 14. Many woman do not have a 28 day cycle. ...Read more

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What are the risks of having a gallium scan early in pregnancy?

What are the risks of having a gallium scan early in pregnancy?

Radiation Exposure: Gallium-67 emits gamma radiation. The organ with maximal exposure is the lower colon. Which gets around 4.5 rads. I couldn't find a dose for the uterus but the ovaries get about 1.4 rads. The uterus probably gets somewhere in between the 2 values. Gallium-67 is considered pregnancy category 3 which means that safety in pregnancy is uncertain. Should be used only if risks are exceeded by benefits. ...Read more

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What are the reasons of vaginal bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy? Is it dangerous?

What are the reasons of vaginal bleeding in first trimester of pregnancy? Is it dangerous?

Needs to be evaluate: By definition it is a threatened miscarriage, the most serious condition that needs to be ruled out is an ectopic pregnancy. You need to see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What is the role of placenta in pregnancy?

What is the role of placenta in pregnancy?

Many: It's primary function is to act as a go between with your system and the baby's. It can filter out bad stuff and let good stuff (nutrients) in. It allows for the proper transfer of everything from calories to antibodies to the baby. A healthy and normally functioning placenta is critical to the baby's health. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?

What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?

The low down on PG: All pregnancies are low in the uterus at only 8 weeks gestation prior to uterine expansion lifting them up into the fundus in the 2nd trimester. ...Read more

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What are the tests for infection of the uterus?

What are the tests for infection of the uterus?

Uterine Infection: I think this question needs more info. Let us know if you are pregnant or not. ...Read more

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What is the cause of a fatty liver in pregnancy?

What is the cause of a fatty liver in pregnancy?

Enzyme deficiency: The association of cases of acute fatty liver of pregnancy with one of the inherited defects in mitochondrial beta-oxidation of fatty acids (the acronym for which is lchad), suggests that some affected women and their fetuses might have an inherited enzyme deficiency in beta-oxidation that predisposes the mother to this disorder. ...Read more

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What types of hernias can be detected in a fetus at the 3month pregnancy scan?Thank you in advance.

What types of hernias can be detected in a fetus at the 3month pregnancy scan?Thank you in advance.

Bochdalek : By end of 12 wk of intra uterine life , development of diaphragm is almost complete, posterior lateral portion usually on left fail to fuse, resulting boachdalek hernia, same way anterior tendon , resulting margagni hernia, similarly ant abdominal wall defects , can be detected by sonography. ...Read more

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If the fibroids are located in front of the uterus, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?

If the fibroids are located in front of the uterus, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?

Alter position/deliv: The location of fibroids can have several effects during pregnancy.The fetus can assume an altered position where a feature like the face or body parts will show transient distortions.(smushed appearance, ) it can also prevent the baby from settling in a head or bottom down position & lead to a surgical delivery. ...Read more

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F the fibroids are located in pelvis, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?

F the fibroids are located in pelvis, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?

It depends: It depends on the size and location of the fibroid and how far you are in your pregnancy; most fibroid won't affect pregnancies; if they are inside the cavity of the uterus (submucosal), they can cause miscarriage in early pregnancies; if they are on the outer surface of the uterus (subserosal), they are unlikely to cause problems unless they are very large. ...Read more

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What dictates how much hCG is present in the blood of a non pregnant woman?

What dictates how much hCG is present in the blood of a non pregnant woman?

It is not normal: If you are not pregnant, there should be no HCG in the blood. Certain tumors of the ovary, lung, stomach and liver can secrete hcg. ...Read more

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How accurate is an abdominal ultrasound at 10-11 weeks pregnant? Is there a difference in accuracy of vaginal or abdominal at this stage in pregnancy?

Very accurate: Goose: the transabdominal ultrasound is very accurate at that gestational age. The transvaginal is typically done early on in pregnancy to better see the fetal pole and heartbeat. By 10-11 weeks, the pole should be easily seen transabdominally and there should definitely be a heartbeat. ...Read more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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


Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more