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What does a Doppler scan look for during pregnancy?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal


Practicing since :1999

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Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Why doppler scan during pregnancy is necessary ??? Now im just 1 week ahead for due date.
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It scan blood flow through different part of baby.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I have gone through your history and understand your concerns fully.
Doppler scan is important during pregnancy because it shows blood flow through baby different parts of body like umblical cord,heart and brain.
So we are able to detect high risk pregnancy before delivery, so we can treat them accordingly,so chances of negative outcome are less.
We can take timely decisions of c-section.
Hope found useful, feel free to ask more information.
Good luck.
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