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Ultrasound Confirmation of Embryo Verifies Pregnancy....but

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Hello...can u please help to answer a worry we are having...we thought i was about 6weeks pregnant.I started bleeding on friday so I went to A&E and they booked me in for a scan yesterday(saturday),I went and had that but the scan couldn't pick up my baby or a sack,she did say it could be because I'm less weeks than we thought,she did an internal exam and still couldnt see anything,but again she said this could be why.when I did bleed there wasn't any clots and it happend after sex while I was in the shower so there was more water than blood.
They took a bloodtest yesterday aswell and I will have to go back for another one tomorrow (monday)to see if the HCG hormone has doubled,they also said they couldnt see anything to sugest it might be eptopic,but I'm petrified I just do not no what on earth to do...i dont want to loose my baby,It would be the last thing i could put up with and i already love him/her so very much...please help,thank you for your time.JadeX
ps.I'm still secreating a browny discharge.


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replied April 6th, 2006
First Trimester of Pregnancy Answer A668
If you are pregnant (confirmed first with a positive pregnancy test), an ultrasound can confirm the embryo sack’s presence in the uterus during the 5th or 6th week of pregnancy. A positive pregnancy test without an ultrasound confirmation of the embryo in the uterus is a very suspect case for ectopic pregnancy. hCG levels normally double every 2 days.... This does not occur, however, in the case of ectopic pregnancy. Besides spotting, pain is typical in ectopic pregnancies (none in your case). Sometimes, a laparoscopy is needed to prove or exclude the possibility of ectopic pregnancy.
Another possibility is that you had early miscarriage. Spotting is always present with or without pain.
The last possibility is that you weren’t pregnant at all but you had delayed menstruation. In this case pregnancy test must be negative.

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