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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Must know HCG level: The correlation between the sonographic findings of a 12 mm mean gestational sac is much better with your blood betaHCG levels than with your estimate ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
No, the sac is there: A blighted ovum happens when a fertilized egg attaches itself to the uterine wall, but the embryo does not develop. Cells develop to form the pregnanc ... Read More
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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Anembryonic...: A blighted ovum occurs when a fertilized egg implants in the uterus but doesn't develop into an embryo. With a blighted ovum, though, the pregnancy s ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes , possible: Blighted ovum is when gets implanted with out embryo , detected by sonogram , will have placenta, HCG will be positive , yolk sac may be present with ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
It can be: A blighted ovum means the embryo (the actual baby to be) either does not develop or dies very early in utero. Since the embryo is the last of the ear ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Best to: Wait. It is too early now to be definitive.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
13 years experience Gynecology
Varies: It depends on the size of the gestational sac. If it's very small, then there is a chance she's just earlier than 5 5/7 weeks. But if the mean (averag ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally not: If your HCG is doubling and the sac is approx. Consistent with your dates, chances are that you do not have a blighted ovum - could be a normal pregna ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Maybe: But your ultrasound was done too early to say, just as likely everything is fine. If feb 7 was your certain lmp, then you'd be exactly 6 w 1d today (3 ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
No fetal pole: The absence of a fetal pole in a 5+ week gestation is ominous. Check your hCG and Progesterone levels, and repeat both in 48 hrs to monitor the pregn ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Repeat Sono.: The HCG levels you provide are meaningless without a times scale. You are about 8 days less along than would be expected from the lmp. Could be late o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Trust: Your doctor. I am sure you are very anxious, but these questions always involve some waiting to see what happens. If you do not trust your doctor's ad ... Read More

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