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When a pregnant lady should go for the first sonography test? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 02-Aug-2013
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User:Hello, I am having a query for gynecologist
Doctor:I am a General Physician, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User:Shall i address my queries related to pregnancy
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:sure thanks
User:i wish to know when a pregnant lady should go for the first sonogrphy test?
User:i mean after how many weeks of pregnancy
Doctor:If the urine test turns positive, it sonography is the next test to CONFIRM pregnancy. Urine test is just to screen.
Doctor:This would usually be in the first 3 months after her last mestrual period
Doctor:Most commonly in second month
User:okie, we have tested it through test kit in market and it is confirm, But i believe that doing sonography earlier then 7 weeks will not help to see anything, If i am not wrong
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User:yes i got it i think 8-9 week could be good time to go for sonograpgy?
Doctor:Usually between 12 to 15 weeks will be good if the Gynecologist and Radiologist are experienced
Doctor:Even in 8-9 weeks is good
User:okie, by that time the heart of baby is also developed..
Doctor:Fetal part start to develop very ear;y
Doctor:No, not the heart but other embryonic parts
Doctor:Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts.
User:okie, when can we hear the heartbeats of baby during sonography?
Doctor:By sonography we cannot hear them
User:okie, one another query
User:Does pregnancy of 5-6 weeks leads to the pain in breasts of pregnant lady?
Doctor:Fetal heart rate can be assesed but we cannot hear them
Doctor:It is a non specific finding, may or may not be
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User:okie, so its not necessary that pregnancy leads to pain in breasts
User:okie thanks Doctor
Doctor:HAve a nice day
Doctor:Thanks for consulting.Bye for now.
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