I went in for an ultrasound on Monday (8weeks, 4days) and got to hear a healthy heartbeat as well as see my baby. When I met with the Dr. they stated there was an item of concern in my ultrasound - they found a mass in my uterus. I asked if it could simply be a cyst and was told no, it is much more significant than that and they told me it was solid. They said they thought it could be a molar pregnancy. They took blood for an HCG test which came back at 195,844. They said this was too high and they are sending me to a specialist because they think it's a molar pregnancy. I have no symptoms; no morning sickness, nausea, bleeding, etc. I know the HCG level is high but still shows in the normal range and there was no comparitive done to see how they are increasing. What are the other possibilities?
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The high levels of HCG are a matter of concern. Go ahead with visiting gynecologist/obstetrician for further evaluation and assistance. Also request for repeat ultrasound scan after 2-4 weeks to confirm the previous ultrasound scan findings (especially of the molar pregnancy). Molar pregnancy usually gives appearance of grape like mass, not solid mass. It is possible that you have twin pregnancy (possibly not viable) or possibility of fibroid. Be in regular follow-up and monitoring with your gynecologist/obstetrician for fetal wellbeing and monitoring of the âmassâ (if it gets confirmed).
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