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So my friend said that she had got an ultrasound and found

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So my friend said that she had got an ultrasound and found out she had a cyst. She also said that she got a letter a while latter from the doctors that said she had been nine weeks pregnant? I find this hard to believe as she as the contraceptive thing in her arm and I didn't think you could find out you were pregnant through the scan that was done?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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it sounds like she had a contraceptive implant in her arm.

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if she has had it for more than 3 years, the hormones could have worn off

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yes, an ultrasound of her abdomen and pelvis can see a developing baby in her uterus if she is pregnant.

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this can be confirmed with blood or urine testing to check for the pregnancy hormone bHCG

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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it sounds like she had a contraceptive implant in her arm.

if she has had it for more than 3 years, the hormones could have worn off

yes, an ultrasound of her abdomen and pelvis can see a developing baby in her uterus if she is pregnant.

this can be confirmed with blood or urine testing to check for the pregnancy hormone bHCG

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