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Hi there my name is Jennifer and I was hoping someone would help me... im a little confused. I had my period on MAy 15th and on MAy 28th I didnt feel right. I took two pregnany tests and they both came out positive. I went to my doctor and she drew blood and the results were i was 3 weeks pregnant with an hcg level of 491. June 2nd i went to the doctor again and my hcg levels went to 1339. On June 10th I had light spotting and was worried so I went to the emergency and the doctor said I was fine and my hcg levels were at 2618... from thar day on i couldnt stop bleeding. The next day (june 11)i went to emerg. again and my hcg levels were at 2649. From there they set up an appointment for me to go to do an u/s. On June 12th I went for an ultrasound and based on the ultrasound my baby is 7 mm and 5.6 weeks but were not able to see anything in the sac.... they completed another blood test and my hcg levels dropped to 2587...62 less than the day before.... the doctor said bc im bleeding still ad my hcg levels dropped a bit I may miscarry but to set another blood test in 5 days. I set up another appointment on monday june 16th for some more blood work and an u/s on the 19th... I just find it weird that my doctor told me I was 3 weeks pregnant and now all of a sudden I am 5.6 weeks pregnant based on the u/s? is it normal for my hcg levels to drop a bit...n I have gone from light spotting on Monday to a little heavier on tues, to wearing a pad on wednesday and thursday?? someone pls let me know if you know anyone or if you have had SOME KIND of the same issue...THANKS!!!
Jennifer
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replied June 12th, 2008
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Your doctor meant you were 3 weeks gestational, but 5 weeks pregnant. Pregnancy starts the first day of your last period. Although your baby is only 3 weeks old, you're considered 5 weeks pregnant. I hope that makes sense.

An empty sac itself is not really a cause for worry. At 5 weeks your baby is tiny and can be missed on an ultrasound. The bleeding and drop in hCG is troublesome though. Definitely go back for your follow-up blood test.

Good luck.
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replied June 29th, 2008
bleeding, 5weeks 3 days
I am 5 weeks and 3 days pregnant. Iwent to the er on Sunday because of bleeding and they gave me an sonogram which showed a sac with nothing in it. My hcg level was 12330. The dr said I may be miscarrying. I went to my dr on weds and had another sonogram, the same thing nothing in sac. But , my hcg level went up to 23600. My dr says they should be seeing something with levels this high. She is leaning toward a miscarriage. I am getting another sonogram and blood work done again next week. If that doesnt go well she wants to get a DNC. Anyone know anything? I dont want to lose my baby. Cindy
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replied October 4th, 2012
Hey Cindy im going through the same thing but im having another sonogram did after three one through my Dr. and two through the er but after Tuesday of next week my Dr said if she dont see anything then she going to do the dnc but i dont want it done bc a part of me is saying its to early to tell right now. So if you have any suggusting please share bc im confuse and worried
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replied October 4th, 2012
Hey Cindy im going through the same thing but im having another sonogram did after three one through my Dr. and two through the er but after Tuesday of next week my Dr said if she dont see anything then she going to do the dnc but i dont want it done bc a part of me is saying its to early to tell right now. So if you have any suggusting please share bc im confuse and worried
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replied June 21st, 2010
10 weeks and 3 days sac with no baby and bleeding.
I'm 10 weeks and 3 days pregnant. I started bleeding yesterday and got an ultrasound done. They couldn't find a baby in the sac. I don't know what my HCG levels are. Can someone help me?
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replied June 21st, 2010
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