Ealry ultrasound twins?

Patient

Q: Dear Dr.,

i had a pelvic ultrasound at 5 weeks 3 days, i attached a photo. The dr. pointed to one fetus, shown with pink arrow. but since i didn't have a full bladder, she asked to come back next week for better pictures..
fraternal twins pregnancies often have a " twin peak" or triangular shaped separation, i seem to have one in my ultrasound shown with yellow arrow.. am i reading too much into my ultrasound? what is then this black triangular sac next to the gestational sac in my ultrasound?

Best regards

Doctor

A:   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Yesterday I had a ultrasound appointment and my doctor stated that the baby hadn't grown in weight for a week and als...

Q: Does the morning after pill still work during ovulation? I had sex yesterday and the condom broke, I took ellaone 30 ...

Q: I am 16 and I have had protected sex every time I have had it and he has never came inside me even with the condom on...

Q: Hi dunno how to really say this but here goes for 3 days since my ovulation I've been sleepin with my partner cus we ...

Q: I've had a 2day period. Light flow stopping & starting with bright red then brown blood. I've always had 6 day pe...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews