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what happens when the yolk sac collapse

A female asked:
Dr. Elvia Greathouse
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could Be: Without knowing all of the details, it could be an indication that you have miscarried. Of course, an ultrasound should be repeated in a week or so, ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
5 weeks: Usually the 5th week as measured form the first day of your last period. Good wishes
A female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to know: Early ultrasound in pregnancy can sometimes be inaccurate because a fetal pole needs to be big enough for the ultrasound technology to pick up. Typic ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eva Duckett
30 years experience Radiology
No: Seeing a yolk sac only lets us know that at least the pregnancy is in the right location within the uterus and not in the fallopian tubes. To confirm ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, that's possible: Yes, the ultrasound may be correct, as many women do not ovulate at precisely day 14. You see big changes pretty rapidly in an embryo that young. Of c ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Ectopic pregnancy: If not sac is visible in the uterus, ectopic pregnancy needs to be ruled out.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early ultrasound: When is your next scan? It is reassuring that a sac and yolk sac were both seen. A follow up ultrasound is appropriate.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Carleo
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait and see: Could just be an early pregnancy or signs of a miscarriage. It depends on the size of the gestational sac. You should see a fetus if the sac is > ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In a sense: The yolk sac is visible before the embryo grows large enough to be seen. As the fetus then grows the yolk sac will disappear. It is more a matter of ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Around: 5-6 weeks in most cases.

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