Why is the the baby seen through and ultrasound and not a X-ray?
Ultrasounds are safer for the baby. X-rays emit a possibly dangerous amount of radiation. ...
Asked in Medical Technologies
How many ultra-sounds are safe during pregnancy?
There is no proved data that ultrasounds are hazardous to fetus. However, in routine practice, three ultrasounds are done one in each trimester of pregnancy. These are considered totally safe by all the gynaecologists. Some ladies might have to undergo through more ultrasounds if some fetus anomaly is suspected. There is no evidence that these ultrasounds were harmful to fetus. So ultrasound during pregnancy is totally safe. The number of ultrasounds required are decided by the gynaecologists. ...
Asked in Birth Control, Menstruation
Had an IUD put in about a year ago been on period 8 months straight had blood work and ultrasounds everything came back normal Does that mean that the IUD is causing it and should it be removed.?
I think IUDs are dangerous, so yes, have it removed.
Asked in Pregnancy
How many ultrasounds does a woman typically get during her pregnancy?
It depends on the woman's pregnancy on how many ultrasounds she should have. Most women only have 2 or 3. If a woman has a complicated pregnancy, she may need to have several more. ...
Asked in Inventions, Laboratory Testing, Engineering
Why are ultrasounds important?
Ultrasounds are very useful in the medical field. They allow techs to view babies to make sure they are healthy and figure out how far along the mother is. They also can be used to locate other oddities such as cysts or kidney stones. ...