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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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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 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

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What is the risk of miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen on a 6 week ultrasound?

What is the risk of miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen on a 6 week ultrasound?

10-20%.: After your physician can identify limb buds and movements of the embryo your risk will decrease to less than 10%. It will be decreased even further (<1-5%) if your embryo grows well at the end of the first trimester (14 weeks). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...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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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 is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

What is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

Infant hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroidism during pregnancy raises small risk , approximately 1% to 2%, that infant will develop hyperthyroidism before birth , condition known as fetal thyrotoxicosis or known as neonatal hyperthyroidism. Rarely hyperthyroidism can also occur in the newborns of mothers who have history of graves' disease, treated medically or by ablation. Autoimmune with antibodies crossing the placenta. ...Read more

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What is the risk of buscopan in pregnancy?

What is the risk of buscopan in pregnancy?

Class C drug: Teratogenic effects were not observed in animal studies; embryotoxic events were observed in some studies. It crosses the placenta; may cause respiratory depression and/or neonatal hemorrhage when used during pregnancy. Transdermal scopolamine has been used as an adjunct to epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery without adverse CNS effects on the newborn. Avoid unless clearly indicated. ...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 earliest number of week s pregnant when a baby can survive being born early in the neonatal iuc?

What is the earliest number of week s pregnant when a baby can survive being born early in the neonatal iuc?

23 to 24 weeks: Infants can frequently survive at this age, but many of them have severe morbidities such as cerebral palsy, chronic lung disease, failure to thrive (grow) and future school problems. ...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 are the risk factors in having a colonoscopy done in first trimester of pregnancy?

What are the risk factors in having a colonoscopy done in first trimester of pregnancy?

Not risky if indicat: Colonoscopy may be relatively safe without large fetal risk during first and second trimester of pregnancy if medically indicated. ...Read more

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Is it possible to detect any genetic disorders in the baby by ultrasound during pregnancy in second trimester?

Is it possible to detect any genetic disorders in the baby by ultrasound during pregnancy in second trimester?

Poor sensitivity: A high resolution ultrasound can often yield evidence of structural changes that occur more often in some chromosomal disorders.It is not specific.Many genetic metabolic disorders are only picked up after birth when byproducts of metabolism build up in babies blood.Some metabolic disorders can be confirmed by fibroblast culture on material from an amniocentesis when family hx is suggestive. ...Read more

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"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?

"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?

Panoramic: It is told to be 99% accurate. But I have heard of false negatives....purpose is to look for genetic defects. Gender is bonus! ...Read more

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What is the incidence of depression in pregnancy?

What is the incidence of depression in pregnancy?

5-25 %: Depending on how the studies have defined depression (major versus minor, etc.) and whether postpartum depression has been included in that definition, the incidence has been estimated at anywhere from 5-25%. If there are any concerns about possible depression, have a conversation with your provider. ...Read more

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Can a vanishing twin affect the results of genetic blood test in the first trimester?

Can a vanishing twin affect the results of genetic blood test in the first trimester?

No: if they were identical twins, they would share the exact same genetic information. So no it should not make any difference. If they were fraternal twins, still should not be any effect. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...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

Dr. Mark Pack
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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. Gary Stephens
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Stillbirth (Definition)

Stillbirth =death of fetus e after ...Read more