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no cardiac activity at 6 weeks 4 days.

My LMP is 20th july 2012. iI had my Transvaginal sonography today which reads..
gravid uterus. gestational sac with foetal pole is noted within it.
no obvious cardiac activity noted.
CRL=6.8 mm=6 weeks 4 days.
the perigestational collection(haemorrage) is noted.
Both ovaries are normal in size, shape and echotexture.

gestational age by LMP= 7 weeks.

I am very much worried. Can you guide me?
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replied September 7th, 2012
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sanchita1976,

Did you discuss the results with your physician? That is actually the best thing to do.

While a heartbeat can usually be detected on a transvaginal ultrasound at about 7 weeks, it may be that it just could not be seen this time (either due to equipment or development of the fetus).

Again, you should discuss the study results with your obstetrician and ask what the next step in evaluation will be. Sometimes, a repeat ultrasound is done a week or so later. The physician may also want to follow the levels of hormones in your blood.

Wishing you the best. Good luck.
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replied September 19th, 2019
Hello and welcome to EHF !


I went through your query and i understand your concern.Heart activity is detected often at 7 to 8 weeks. But if not then repeat ultrasound after a week or two to check viability. If no activity then it might be due to some chromosomal problem preventing the fetus to develop resulting in absent fetal pole and blighted ovum.



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