Ultrasound Scan

An ultrasound scan is a diagnostic test that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the organs and structures inside the body. It can be used to diagnose conditions affecting the bladder, kidneys, prostate, liver, testicles, ovaries, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, gallbladder, uterus, etc. As it does not use any radiation, it is mostly used to view the developing fetus during pregnancy.

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What is the possibility of viable pregnancy when there is no sac in USG?

Query: Hi doctor, My last period was 45 days ago. Pregnancy test was a strong positive. My HCG count is 7290 and 8800 at a gap of five days. But in sonography, no sac was seen. Intervaginal sonography also showed no sign of sac. I have no signs of vaginal bleeding until now. Just facing light cramps in ab...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from amenorrhea and your last menstrual was 45 days ago. Your beta HCG count was 7290 and 8800 at a gap of five days but USG (ultrasound) of pregnancy profile or transvaginal sonograph...  Read Full »

Kindly tell me how to calculate the days of pregnancy.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 weeks 2 days pregnant. My friend told me that I am supposed to add two weeks to those 18 weeks while counting. Is that true? Can I get pregnant if I had sex during period? My period was on the 28th and I had sex on the 5th. That time, my period was on, but not heavy. Could I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is no chance that you get pregnant when you are in period. The reason being there is no ovum (egg) for fertilization. If you had your period on 28th and you had intercourse on the 5th, then there is no chance that you would have got your pregnant in said frame of ti...  Read Full »

Why do women gain weight during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, When I had my third ultrasound, I was 24 weeks pregnant and it appeared like two faces in the ultrasound. I keep asking my obstetrician regarding my weight gain. I am gaining so much weight when I barely eat and my stomach so huge. I found that at 14 weeks on my first ultrasound I was h...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. One cannot make out from the picture of an ultrasound (attachment removed to protect patient identity) whether there is a single or twin pregnancy as in one section only one fetus is seen at a time. There is absolutely no indication for a pelvic exam at this point in you...  Read Full »

Is everything normal in my wife's fetal ultrasound report?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 25 weeks pregnant. She is 27 years old. Her weight is 64 kg and height is 5'2". This is our first pregnancy. Now, doctor found one problem in level two ultrasound report. Fetal head mildly dilated lateral ventricle 9.6 mm. I consulted with doctors. They are saying that it w...  Read Full »


Dr. Eris Ranxha

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. The changes are normal as the baby grows bigger. You do not have a reason to be worried too much. For further doubts consult a fetal medicine physician online -->https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/fetal-medicine-s...  Read Full »

Does my ultrasound report show any skeletal abnormality?

Query: Hi doctor, Please comment on my ultrasound report. Single fetus in cephalic presentation. Placenta: anterior Gr-1 and amniotic fluid is adequate (AFI-16.4). Fetal measurements are as follows: BPD 80 mm, HC 306 mm, AC 280 mm and FL 58 mm, RT - humerus 52 mm, radius 45 mm, ulna 50 mm, tibia 50 mm and ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a normal third trimester fetal growth parameter ultrasound report. Biophysical profile is normal. Weight is corresponding to the age of gestation and presentation is cephalic with head down towards pelvis, which is normal. So, you need not worry. Baby's growth ...  Read Full »

Why do I have a swelling in the middle of the neck?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 22 years old. I have swelling in the middle of my neck since last two months. I do not have thyroid and I got it tested two months back. The result was negative. I have consulted a doctor and he prescribed me Monti FX and Lugol's iodine solution and it helped me a little, but after ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alok Rathi

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Swelling in the middle of the neck has huge list of causes. If you do not have fever, pain, difficulty in swallowing and just swelling is present, then thyroid swelling and lymph node swelling are the two most common causes. Thyroid swelling does not mean that your blood...  Read Full »

Will undescended testis descend on their own in babies?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby boy was born after full term pregnancy by surgery. His birth weight is 3.75 kg.  But, his both testicles are undescended. What are the chances that his testicles will descend on its own? For how long should I wait before further treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Vijaykumar Mundeshi

General Practitioner, Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of the time in 98% cases, the testes will descend by 6 to 9 months of age. But, I want you to get an ultrasound done to check the presence of testes and its position. Revert back with the report to a paediatric surgeon online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-do...  Read Full »

Can you please interpret my pregnancy ultrasound report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am attaching my wife's prescription and test results. We would like to know whether the pregnancy will be normal or not. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The ultrasound (attachment removed to protect patient identity) suggests six weeks gestation with non-visible fetal node. The fetal node is usually identified by 6-1/2 weeks, but in some women it is not seen till 9 weeks. In some cases the absence of the fetal p...  Read Full »

How to treat blockage of urine due to enlarged prostate?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 67 years old. He is having mild psychiatric problem for the past 17 days. In the middle, around five days back the creatinine level increased from 1.1 to 5.6. So, an ultrasound was done and that showed blockage of urine due to enlarged prostate. But, urination was not comp...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your father has enlarged prostate with severe obstruction, which is bad enough to cause renal failure. So, I would strongly advice your father to undergo transurethral resection of the...  Read Full »

Please interpret my 36-week ultrasound reports.

Query: Hi doctor, My earlier ultrasound mentioned big head. But, my present ultrasound done in 36 weeks says big head with mild prominence of bilateral lateral ventricles. My radiosonologist did confirm big head but on part of hydrocephalus she was not sure. I have attached the report for your feedback.  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is prominence of the ventricular system of the brain, if it is beyond certain dimensions then we call it hydrocephalus. This dilatation can sometimes be a normal variant, but t...  Read Full »

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