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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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Do transvaginal US have the same margin of error as abdominal US in the dating pregnancy the first trimester?

Do transvaginal US have the same margin of error as abdominal US in the dating pregnancy the first trimester?

Slightly less: Transvaginal sonograms are slightly more accurate in the early first trimester. Either way the margin of error is only about 3-5 days. ...Read more

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What are the risk and outcomes of low amniotic fluid in the first trimester? (17weeks pregnant)

What are the risk and outcomes of low amniotic fluid in the first trimester? (17weeks pregnant)

Poor lung developmnt: The fluid is what the fetus "breathes" and helps the lungs develop normally. Severely decreased amniotic fluid can prevent the lungs from growing, developing, and being able to support the breathing needs of a newborn. Please visit with your provider to discuss management and options. Best wishes to you. ...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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On the sonography report, it was notated "intrauterine gestation 17w 6d." is this the actual fetus size? Does intrauterine gestation mean time of fetus in uterus?

On the sonography report, it was notated "intrauterine gestation 17w 6d." is this the actual fetus size? Does intrauterine gestation mean time of fetus in uterus?

Yes -relax.: Intrauterine means that the pregnancy is where it is supposed to be: inside your womb. The estimated gestational age is the result of measurements of the size/weight of the fetus and is pretty accurate before 20 weeks in predicting your due date. Congratulations! ...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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How does the growth of a baby in pregnancy progress in the third trimester?

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How does the growth of a baby in pregnancy progress in the third trimester?

See below: During the third trimester, weight of fetus triples and height doubles. ...Read more

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What complications can occur in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What complications can occur in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Many: Growth restriction, pre eclampsia, pre term labor, increased heartburn, back pain; that question is a bit broad, may need to be more specific to have your answer satisfactorily answered. ...Read more

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Single live intrauterine gestation of 12 week with low lying placenta... what is the meaning of this?

Single live intrauterine gestation of 12 week with low lying placenta... what is the meaning of this?

Explanation : This means that you are pregnant with one child, and placenta is on the low level of your uterus. This is one of normal variation of pregnancy. Congratulations. Be well. ...Read more

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What is the reason of backache in pregnancy during second trimester.

What is the reason of backache in pregnancy during second trimester.

Pregnancy Backache: Often this is caused by a hormone, relaxin, that is released that loosens the ligaments around the back and pelvic joints. A mother-to-be belt/girdle can certainly help provided the much needed support. ...Read more

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Increased blood flow to placenta in the 12th week of pregnancy is it fine or something to worry in the first trimester ?

Increased blood flow to placenta in the 12th week of pregnancy is it fine or something to worry in the first trimester ?

Great news!: First, that there is a functioning placenta. Secondly, perfusion to the developing fetus is going very well and providing nutrients to the fetus. ...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 cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Unclear question: Breasts normally get larger in pregnancy. It is the result of hormones trying to get the breasts ready for feeding the baby. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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What is the cause of placenta accreta?

What is the cause of placenta accreta?

Uterine scars/defect: The placenta tends to implant over pre-existing uterine scars or defects; when that occurs, the invasive nature of the placenta can lead to abnormally increased vascularity in areas without sufficient uterine muscle to control the bleeding once the placenta is delivered (particularly near the cervix). That is potentially life-threatening if undiagnosed until delivery and managed in small hospital! ...Read more

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What causes bleeding in the third trimester?

What causes bleeding in the third trimester?

Multiple: Placental abruption, placenta previa , local lesions and unidentified cause, are the commonest reason behind bleeding in the third trimester. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Placenta Blocks Cervix (Definition)

A previa is when a placenta entirely covers the opening of the cervix into the uterus (internal os). It is a reason for a cesarean section and if bleeding occurs and stops it may be a ...Read more


Placenta (Definition)

The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via ...Read more