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04-19-2010
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Expeted Date of Delivery in this girl

A 23 year old girl has been found to have a positive bHCG test today. Her LMP was June 12, 2009. Past medical history is significant for a cylcic pattern of breast tenderness, mood swings, and cramps three weeks on and two weeks off. What is the likely expected date of delivery?

A- March 5, 2010.
B- March 8, 2010.
C- March 12, 2010.
D- March 19, 2010.
E- March 26, 2010.
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The Naegele's rule is based on a regular 28 days cycle and it estimates the EDD as follows; LMP - 3Months + 7 days.

Since your patient is have 35 days cycle then you have to add the extra days
35-28= 7 days. So the formula will be
LMP - 3 Months + 14 days.

u do the math
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Yes, u r right.
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E- March 26, 2010

E- March 26, 2010
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26-3-2010
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 Originally Posted by farqad a 23 year old girl has been found to have a positive bhcg test today. Her lmp was june 12, 2009. Past medical history is significant for a cylcic pattern of breast tenderness, mood swings, and cramps three weeks on and two weeks off. What is the likely expected date of delivery? A- march 5, 2010. B- march 8, 2010. C- march 12, 2010. D- march 19, 2010. e- march 26, 2010.

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