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An ultrasound scan will show if you have had a miscarriage. Sometimes you may bleed from near the placenta (afterbirth) but you don't miscarry and it will show this too. Sometimes you bleed and lose the baby but not all the placenta comes away which can be dangerous, causing bleeding and/or infection. the ultrasound scan can show all these things.

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How can you tell if you have had a miscarriage?

Have your doctor do an ultrasound.


Can the ultrasound be wrong your doctor told you there was no heartbeat and you've miscarriage but i'm not bleeding?

No the ultrasound is usually right, it's called a miss miscarriage I think.


If im pregnant and have severe cramping and bleeding and took a test again and came out positive can that still be a miscarriage?

The test will show positive for a few weeks after a miscarriage until the hormones have settled. You need to get a ultrasound to be sure.


How soon can an x-ray show if you are pregnant?

Do NOT get an Xray if you think you are pregnant... it can harm the baby and can cause miscarriage... You must see your doctor for an ultrasound...


If you have had a miscarriage and are being sent for an ultrasound what are they expecting to see and will it tell you that you were pregnant or show any signs of previously being preg?

They could be checking for any tissue that was not expelled during the miscarriage. They may be able to tell that you were pregnant depending on how long ago the miscarriage happened, and if anything was left behind.


Your ultrasound showed that you are 6 weeks pregnant but you should be 9 could that mean you are having a miscarriage?

An ultrasound at 6 weeks should show a fetal heartbeat, if there was a fetal heartbeat you're not miscarrying.. It's probable you estimated your due date wrong.


How can doctors tell if you've had a miscarriage?

testing of your blood and urine, physical exam,and ultrasound.


Is it possible to still be pregnant after a miscarriage?

My wife had a miscarriage at 13 weeks on Friday and went for an ultrasound Tuesday and turns out there was twins and 1 was still alive So yes


How do you tell if you had a miscarrige?

If you don't bleed and cramp and just suspect it you have to see your doctor. he can tell you by giving you a ultrasound. Even after a miscarriage will the pregnancy test show positive for awhile until the hormones have settled.


Are there any uses of ultrasound in medicine?

yes when you get an ULTRASOUND when your pregnant it use ultrasound waves to show the image.


How long does it take baby to show up on ultrasound?

it takes a baby 500 years to show up on an ultrasound


How many pregnancies end in miscarriage?

Studies reveal that anywhere from 10-25% of all clinically recognized pregnancies (a positive pregnancy test or ultrasound) will end in miscarriage.


Is there any signs on an ultrasound scan to show the sex of your baby?

Is there any signs on an ultrasound scane to show the sex of baby


Did you have a miscarriage if you had severe pains for several hours and when you went to the bathroom a big clot came out and then the pain stopped?

It is quite possible you had a miscarriage. Did you know you were pregnant? Have you had an ultrasound scan before or since?


What are the symptoms of a miscarriage during the first month of a pregnancy?

bleeding, sometimes pain and cramping. All bleeding cannot be considered an immediate miscarriage. An ultrasound and fetal hearttones need to confirm.


Can ultrasound detect previous miscarriage after 4 years because your miscarriage done after 4 month's of pregnancy means this miscarriage done by delivery So now after 4 years can this detect?

Normally all miscarriages come out the vaginal way but there is no way to detect a miscarriage afterwards. Everything is gone.


Why do you you get an infection after you have a miscarriage?

This usually occurs if your body has not expelled the foetus completely. A ultrasound scan will determine whether or not this is the case.


How do you know if your miscarriage was uterine or ectopic?

no, they did ultrasound and cant tell one way or another. 6 wks along


6 weeks pregnant and no sac in the ultrasound?

well you may had a miscarriage or you are not pregnant and are experiencing the symptoms i am truly sorry


After a miscarriage is it a must to have your uterus washed or it can happen normally?

If everything has come out there is no need to scrape the uterus. They see this on the ultrasound.


If your OB does not find anything on the ultrasound could that be because you had a miscarriage?

If your OB didn't find anything then that means that you either had a miscarriage or there wasn't anything there from the start. if nothing at all was there then probably no miscarriage unless you had a chemical pregnancy. I had a miscarriage and the ultrasound showed small empty sack, but no baby. It is interesting to note that two or three weeks later i had another ultrasound because of unexplained bleeding and i very much pregnant, everything that should be there was there. A lot of times when ultrasound shows just a sac a number of things can be the cause.It could be you're not as far gone as you thot or you're overweight with fat deposits around your mid or you have a tilted uterus. This is why a lot of OBs these days ask you to come back after a couple of days just to be sure. Check the website Misdiagnosed Miscarriage on the left; stories abound.


Will drugs show up in an ultrasound?

No


Does a cyst show on an ultrasound?

Yes


Can a 5 week fetus be seen in an ultrasound?

can a 5 week fetus show on an ultrasound


Why do metal objects show up on ultrasound scans?

metal objects show up on a ultrasound scan because when it hits a new media, It will reflect and slow down, so compressed objects will show easily on ultrasound scans.