A 32-year-old female asked:
vag u/s says 6w 4 days. there were 2 yolks and 1 fetal pole/heartbeat. same gestational sac. could the other develop a heartbeat in the next few days?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No, : Probably started out as a twin that did not develop.
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Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Maybe: Keep checking with your doctor frequently to get serial ultrasound exams. Good luck !
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Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Possible: Yes, this may occur.
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Last updated Mar 11, 2014
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