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fetal pole no heartbeat 7 weeks

A female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Do you know the actual measurements ?There is a guideline that can be used called the 5-10-20 Rule for Crown Rump Lengths and Gestational Sacs > i ... Read More
Dr. David Dinhofer
41 years experience Radiology
Ominous: The findings of a deformed gestational sac with internal echos and no heart beat is ominous. However, tests are not perfect. I suggest you have the ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
50 years experience Radiology
Worrisome: Normally a fetal heatbeat can be detected by a good machine at about 5 weeks. Sometimes technical difficulties make this harder. The absence od a hear ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
46 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Heart activity usually starts about half way through the 6th week.
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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stay calm: I'm sure a follow up ultrasound has been scheduled
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It is : possible under normal circumstances to not see the fetal pole during the 5th week. It should be visualized within the next week or so.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Brown
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy: Yes, that is a possibility. You are so early at this point that it is difficult to see anything meaningful on ultrasound. A recheck in 2 weeks shoul ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
No heart beat on U/S: Seeing a sac with fetal pole at 6 weeks is normal and I would have expected cardiac activity. Possibly it's somewhat delayed. Recheck in 2 weeks, no ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Scanning so early...: One's Ob-Gyn doctor can help with such concerns because normally women don't need to get scanned so early. Perhaps this is a special situation, which ... Read More
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