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gestational sac but no yolk sac at 6 weeks

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: The yolk sac is usually present by the fifth week of pregnancy - it would be concerning if there was no yolk sac seen during the fifth week.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ken Levin
Dr. Ken Levin answered
44 years experience Radiology
Yes: yes
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ken Levin
Dr. Ken Levin answered
44 years experience Radiology
Yes: short interval follow-up is recommended
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Miscarriage: It means there is no embryo or fetus developing and will eventually become an apparent miscarriage.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Bosin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yolk sac: This may not be normal if you are not off on your dating. It could represent a miscarriage. However, if you are off on dating, you can do another ul ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: Assuming date is accurate, it is common to be able to see the yolk sac at 5 weeks.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
29 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: You'd better see a GS at all times because the baby is always inside the GS. the yolk sac will go away sometime between the 9th and 14th week. Good wi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anil Khosla
Specializes in Radiology
5-6 weeks: Normally yolk sac should always be visualized when gestational sac diameter is more than 8mm. Follow up ultrasound and quantitative HCG will be help ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Uncertain: The yolk sac should be visible on transvaginal sonogram with an 18mm gestational sac diameter, so this may possibly be abnormal. Check with your doct ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
21 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Sorry for your loss!: The risk of first trimester miscarriage after gestational sac is visible is 12-15%. I'm sorry for your loss.

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