A 21-year-old female asked:
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what is the earliest you can detect pregnancy on an ultrasound (not transvaginal)?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
5 weeks: You can see a gestation sac with a fetal pole at about 5 weeks in a normal intrauterine pregnancy.
Answered on Sep 8, 2013
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