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am pregnant 6wk, 4/7days. I was having vaginal bleeding 2 days ago. I had an ultrasound yesterday: it showed a distorted gestational sac with normal YS, no heart beat visualised per mD due to excess blood in the area.
I am 41yo, conceived with IVF, had a miscarriage at 8wk in 3/2010.
Is it possible this is a threatened abortion?


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replied September 1st, 2010
Complications during Pregnancy Answer A15857
Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. A tiny amount of blood during the first trimester of pregnancy is common and is called spotting. However, if there’re clots of blood coming out and there’s associated lower abdomen pain, then a possibility of threatened abortion can’t be ruled out.

Please do consult a gynecologist for the same and seek an opinion. You might need further tests like an ultrasound of the lower abdomen, Beta HCG levels etc to rule out an ectopic or a molar pregnancy.

I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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