You can request and ultra sound at any point. Often doctors advise certain procedure as needed. If you feel you would like to have an ultrasound discuss this with you doctor. Most doctor care about your concerns very much. Never be too shy to explain your concerns to your doctor. He or she is their to provide a service to you that should meet or exceed you expectations.Communication is a large part of his job. Now about your period, I dont know how pregnant you think you may be. However women can have a period and be pregnant. when you menstrate you are shedding the lining of the Uterus. at early stages of pregnancy it is possible to have a period. Also understand there are things that can give you false signs of pregnancy. The best way to determine your condition is to consult your doctor.
Through an ultrasound.
The risks of having a pregnancy ultrasound are minimal compared to the benefits. The ultrasound is not an invasive procedure, but can provide a good picture of how the baby is developing.
Gender can usually be determined around 20 weeks into pregnancy with an ultrasound.
Only an ultrasound will tell you for sure.
An ultrasound would reveal an H-mole pregnancy. They are very rare.
By having a ultrasound scan when you are over 6 weeks into your suspected pregnancy. Or by having a blood test.
the sonologist can tell you about 12 weeks into your pregnancy at an ultrasound.
With a dating ultrasound done in early pregnancy, about 5 to 6 weeks.
Ultrasound scan requirements vary depending on the type of ultrasound. For example, for a pregnancy ultrasound, the woman is expected to drink 4 glasses of water and not relieve her bladder for an hour before the scan.
The most common reason for ultrasound in early pregnancy is to determine how far along you are and figure out a due date. Later pregnancy ultrasounds are usually just routine to make sure everything is normal as the baby grows. Most commonly, a doctor will do a 20 week ultrasound where they will do all of their measurements and make sure everything is developing normally, and tell you the gender if you would like to know. After the 20 week ultrasound, unless you are having complications, it is unlikely that you will get another ultrasound until towards the end if the pregnancy.
it was invented so doctors could tell what stage of pregnancy a women is in... or if you are having problems with your abdominal area
Yes, it is very safe to have a ultrasound. Your known how your pregnancy is progressing via the ultrasound and you can also see your little one. Good luck but go for this ultrasound asap because pains need to be investigated.