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Question: Hii doc after anomaly scan doc suggested me do triple marker test. Why
Answer: Hello, I'm happy to help. It's an important test. Triple Screen Test is a maternal blood screening test that looks for three specific substances: AFP, hCG, and Estriol. AFP: alpha-fetoprotein is a protein that is produced by the fetus. This results of the blood test can help your doctor see if your baby may be at higher risk for certain birth defects. Triple marker screening is administered as a blood test. It’s used for women who are between 15 and 20 weeks pregnant. Take care.
Question: What is anomaly scan of fetus? Why should I do it? What is the right time to do it?
Answer: Anomaly scan is done to rule out any kind of anomalies like downs syndrome ,etc.and also to know the growth of the baby,whether baby is having any kind of neural tube defects ,anencephaly,spinal cord defects,etc.... So ,every mother must do it to rule out these defects in appropriate time. The anomaly scan is performed between 18-21 weeks of pregnancy
Question: Doctor suggested me anomaly scan why it is necessary..??
Answer: Anomaly scan is necessary to see the anatomical details of the baby It tells you about the all the organs of the baby like Kidneys, digestive system, brain, lungs liver etc It tells you about the baby's position, placenta position amniotic fluid etc Please get it done it is necessary