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When can a doctor tell if you are pregnant by pelvic exam?

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Answered 2006-08-30 07:01:54

Yes. If you are far enough along that the uterus is enlarged. But that is not the best way to diagnose a pregnancy and there is no reason to do a pelvic exam in early pregnancy.

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