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How can an ultrasound show positive pregnancy results 7 weeks post LMP?

Mar 2015
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23 oct my period date 1 nov start physically relation 6 dec pregnancy report positive 14 dec ultrasound machine report i am pregnant 7 weeks 2 days how possible
Fri, 25 May 2018 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 35 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Calculated from the last menstrual cycle

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
The gestational age is calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period, irrespective of the day of ovulation and conception.
By calculating from your last date, which is 23 rd October, then on 14 the December, your gestational age is 7 weeks 3 days.
So, the ultrasound report is normal and correct.
Nothing to worry.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Dr Deepti Verma
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