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17 Mar 2003

12 week scan
Hi doc,
i am due to go for my 12 week scan tomorrow. Is it necessary to have a full bladder for the scan?
Also, will they test the nuchal fold at this scan? What all is looked at at this stage.
thanks
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

The nuchal fold can be measured at this stage. The basic anatomy can be checked, but it is really too early to see detail. You should start off with a full bladder. If your doctor scans your transvaginally, you would have to empty your bladder for this.

Best wishes
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