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Can an ultrasound show if you had a miscarriage?

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2005-09-19 10:44:43
2005-09-19 10:44:43

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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Have your doctor do an ultrasound.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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

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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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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can a 5 week fetus show on an ultrasound

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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.

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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.

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Im living proof! I had a miscarriage on march25th and found out I was pregnant on april19th.. I'm currently 6 weeks pregnant confirmed by ultrasound today:) 5/2/2011

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A miscarriage means you have definitely lost the baby, there is usually lots of cramping and clots. A threatened miscarriage means just that, you are still pregnant but may miscarry in the future. Any spotting while pregnant can be called a threatened miscarriage and many women go on to have healthy babies. If you still have signs of pregnancy like swollen and sore breasts it is probably just a threatened miscarriage. Most doctors will order an ultrasound scan to tell for sure. I should think that a blood test (Quantitative HCG) would be more reliable than ultrasound. Levels are decreased in the case of miscarriage, threatened &/incomplete abortion, & if the fetus is dead.


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