Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My quadruple test report says increased risk of neural/abdominal wall defect : further investigation advised. But my doctor ignored this.why? My TIFA scan was ok.
Answer: hi dear !
so dear tiffa scan is used to detect congenital abnormalities. It involves a detailed scanning and examination of the fetus for any abnormalities.
so if that has come normal then no problem. as if there is a risk then in tiffa scan it should have been reported about the defect. so dont worry there is no problem.
take care dear!
i hope this information was helpful!
Question: My marker test shows afp was high so high risk in neural tube defect but my ultrasound report shows no neural tube defect worried which is correct
Answer: Hi dear. Marker test is more accurate than ultrasound.
Question: I m 14 week pregnant.I jst got report of 1st trimester biochemical screen blood test...it is written in the result that risk low.what does it mean
Answer: At 14th week quadruple screening is done so the quad test has three levels low risk moderate risk or high risk soloist means a good report what test screens you for anomalies and downs syndrome probability in your baby the chances and percentile of the syndrome and the expression with the help of blood markers such as a afp proteins values
do not worry it is normal
Question: Hello doctor,i m 20 week pregnant... can u tell me ....about neural tube defect?...last week in my blood test report shows ...neural tube defect ...high risk.....its not sure......is it serious problem? Or only now the measurment?
The baby has this defect or not?
Incase one screening test suggested high risk your doctor will advice you to go through a few more screening tests-these tests are non invasive with no side effects.If other screening tests also place your child in a high risk group your doctor will then advise you for a diagnostic confirmatory test like amniocentesis .
As of now your baby has a high risk of neural tube defect but is not sure to have it
All the best