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Method for determining the foetus age through ultrasound scan - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hello XXXX
Doctor :   How can I help ?
User :   Hi Doctor,In an Ultra Sound scan of early pregnancy
User :   How is the age of the foetus determined?
User :   is it from the time of last periods or time from which the egg is fertilised?
Doctor :   It shall be based on the Age of the Gestation and then the Respective Bone length.
User :   Age of gestation?
Doctor :   YEs the Manual Measures would look for the Ovulation date and the possible ovulation date
Doctor :   Age of Gestation is the
Doctor :   Weeks of pregnancy
Doctor :   Though the Calculation is from the LAst Menstrual date the Calculation it self would
User :   and how early can a urine strip pick up pregnancy?
Doctor :   Involve the Conception Date not any thing else
Doctor :   1 week of missing the PEriods if the Hormone Levels are good.
User :   so the bottom line is " age of foetus on ultrasound repoty" is the day from day of conceving and not last period right?
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   All the Calculators from the Date of Conception

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