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A 38-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to see a heartbeat at 6 weeks and a week later not see it and still be viable? fp 4mm. dr says the 1st hb could have been a mistake

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Dr. Samantha Maplethorpe
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Possible. : Depends on the ultrasound and position of your uterus. Get Hcg levels 48 hours apart. If they double, the pregnancy is likely viable.

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Last updated May 11, 2014

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