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Scan and heart beat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Pregnancy
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   doc my last mensus startedd on 11 sept 09
User :   im pregnant now
User :   my first ultrsound was done on 25th occt
Doctor :   Ok
User :   in which they could not get the heeart beat of bby it normal
Doctor :  
The heart beat of the foetus is first heard around 6 to 8 weeks of pregnancy
User :   ultrasound says that the pregnancy is of 5 weeks 3 days...but if i actually count it from my last period then it has to be 6 weeks
Doctor :   Calculating from the last period is crude way

User :   ok
Doctor :  
Scan is finer and more relaible
Doctor :  
hence it is also called Dates scan
User :   ok doc
Doctor :  
which determines the exact period of pregnancy
Doctor :  
So do not worry
Doctor :  
User :   they asked me to do it again next week
Doctor :  
The next scan should go fine
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
This is exactly right
User :   so when should i go to them
User :   cn u suggest me the date
Doctor :  
you can wait and go in 10 days
Doctor :  
from now
User :   ok doc...
Doctor :  
I know you are anxious but be patient
Doctor :  
and work positively
Doctor :  
Wear a positive attitude and everytghing goes fine
User :   the doctor doing u/s said that normally hertbet is deteccteed round this time
User :   yes doc
Doctor :  
Do you have any more questions?
User :   no doc thnx
Doctor :  
Pleasde fill the feedback form
Doctor :   Please get back to me after the Ultrasound scan

User :   yes doc ,,,bye
User :   sure doc thnx
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