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04 Apr 2006

The safety of Ultrasound Scans
Dear Doc,

More than a year ago I fell pregnant and was diagnosed with a "Blighted Ovum" after going for an ultrasound at 6 weeks pregnancy. My Gynae performed a D & C to clean everyting out. It has taken me a year to fall pregnant again. I am now 7 weeks pregnant. When should I book an appointment for my first Ultrasound scan?
I have been advised that Internal Scans are more harmful for your pregnancy and unborn baby than External Scans - is this true?
I am petrified of doing anything wrong this time to jeapordize my pregnancy.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

There is no truth in that. Scans are safe vaginal and abdominal. You will feel better after the scan knowing what is going on
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