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Preg scan report-No heartbeat detected.

I am 11 weeks as per LMP (5-dec).but as per U/S it is 6 weeks. Conception is on 25 dec .No heartbeat detected. Pls advice is it positive.can I wait for next u/s. My abdomen had slight pain .I c light brown discharge.pls advice.
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replied February 15th, 2018
Hi, and thanks for your query on eHealth forum!

Well, this type of discrepancy between LMP date and US scan date occurs but usually the difference is 10-14 days. Here it is a month’s difference. Either you your LMP date is incorrect, in which case USG scan will not be able to detect heart beat now, or there is no development of baby or it can even be blighted ovum. You will need another scan in a couple of weeks to determine this.

Meanwhile please get blood HCG estimated at 3 days intervals. Doubling levels indicate pregnancy going forward. Falling levels indicate miscarriage.

Please consult your healthcare provider for further guidance. This reply to your query is just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit and treatment by a doctor who can examine you. Hope this helped you in making an informed decision about your health. Take care!

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