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Why Is My Doctor Requiring Me To Have Serial Ultrasounds
Good question: Yes, your doctor may be monitoring growth if he/she is concerned about your baby being overly large or small, or if *you* are overly large and measurements of your abdomen are felt not to be reliable. You should ask your doctor why so many ultrasounds are being done. I have seen cases where ultrasounds were being done way more often than needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a child is losing some weight, and has a complex cyst being followed by serial ultrasounds, does the weight loss make you start to suspect cancer?
Doc how accurate is 17 -18 weeks ultrasound (quadruple scan) gender prediction? Sonographer told I'm having s boy.. How accurate it will be?
>90%: It's very accurate in determining gender with an ultrasound at that gestational age ...Read more
U/S at 5 1/2 wks says i conceived 10/30, ultrasound at 8 1/2 wks says I conceive 10/27 which is what doc is going by. Which US is the most accurate?
Preg. Ultrasound: No ultrasound can detect within three days therefore you are considered the same due date by other means not by ultrasound ...Read more
Hi Doc. My husband 's ultrasound shows a septate cyst + a simple cyst in same kidney 1x1x1.1 + 1.1x1.3x.9cm. How serious is this + what should be done?
Follow : Normal varient. Get u/s in 6 mo. & note any change. ...Read more
First ultrasound said she was 8w5d. That is what was on the U/S. Does the US add the two weeks on or does the doctor.
What makes doctors decide to go by ultrasound for EDD instead if LMP? EDD was changed from January 2 (LMP) to January 12 (u/s)
So are ultrasounds more accurate in the first trimester at 8w1d? And should I trust if I know my LMP & doctors change EDD going by u/s now??
First trimester u/s: The earlier an ultrasound is done, the more accurate it is. An ultrasound done at 8weeks and 1 day is probably a day or two off. This is the reason for assigning a due date based on your early ultrasound. It is probably only a day or two off. Remember, a due date does not mean that you will deliver right on that day. ...Read more
See below: Ask him/her. You should feel free to do so. ...Read more
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