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When Will I Be Able To See My Baby On An Ultrasound
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
Very early, depends: This really depends on what you want to see. Some need an ultrasound early, like at week 8, to confirm a viable pregnancy. At that point, you may see a teeny "walnut" as my wife calls it, with a beating heart. The classic ultrasound is done at 20 weeks, with most parts present. That's when they typically tell the sex of the baby. ...Read more
See below: It debends on your body type, but a guess would be around 10/12/12 which would be about 10 weeks, given your information. Congratulations! ...Read more
16 weeks pregnant...Where would the baby be located and when will i be able to feel him with my hand?
2 years and up: Most children need at least 2 years of exposure to environmental allergens before becoming allergic to them, especially in the case of seasonal pollens. Therefore, in regards to environmental allergies causing nasal and ocular symptoms these rarely occur in children less than 2. However, food allergies are different and can occur much earlier. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband is 60 and I am 34. If possible this will be my first time to get pregnant. Will it be hard for us to have a baby?
Will i be able to keep my contact lenses in while I am having the c-section? I want to be able to see my baby. If i can't i would like to know why.
CLs and Caesarean: So long as the anesthesiologist is aware of your cls on, i see no reason why not. Especially under epidural or other form of spinal anesthesia. Under general, anesthesiologists usually apply some eye ointment to prevent eye dryness and corneal injury while asleep. Discuss it with you anesthesiologist. ...Read more
5 weeks pregnant my hCG is 7042, would i be able to see my baby or a heart beat on an ultrasound?
You can: You can see the heartbeat as early as 5-6 weeks, but not much more. You OB may wait until 8-10 weeks to do an ultrasound, when we can see more of the embryo or make sure it's ok. ...Read more
If I am at home on my PC with a camera, will you be able to see me and I be able to see you through Healthtap?
Healthtap: Yes that can happen under the right circumstances. ...Read more
If I have an abortion a week before my gynecologist visit and regular check up, will they be able to tell that I had the abortion?
Possibly: If abortion is by D&C, there may be some signs on exam. If by medication, less likely by exam. But depending on how far along you are now, your pregnancy hormone (HCG) may still be elevated enough to be detectable by urine pregnancy test or blood test. Regardless, you should feel comfortable sharing the fact that you had an abortion with your gynecologist - we are here for you =) ...Read more
When is it a good time to get your 1st ultrasound to see your baby/heart beat? I am 5 weeks pregnant. And anxious to see my baby.
It should be obvious: If a relative has a big nose that was not obvious in infancy and you are suspecting the same, wait and see. What would you do about it anyway? ...Read more
I have a got an infected cyst on my ear the infection as spread to my neck and face and need an operation will i be able to go back to work after it?
Sounds aggressive: Surely you will be able to return to work after you are better, but that may take some time. It is important to treat this aggressive infection first so you dont get really sick. Best of luck. ...Read more
The doctor says I have a dermoid on my ovary. He wants to remove it. How will that be done and will it hurt. Will I have scars?
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