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if i had a vaginal ultrasound 9 weeks after sex & all that could be seen was my iud, what are the chances of missing a sac that had not developed?

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Dr. Joey Philip
19 years experience Radiology
Very unlikely: The chances are very unlikely that you are pregnant if the IUD is in place. If you still however have concerns of being pregnant, a simple over the counter pregnancy test or further serial or consecutive pregnancy blood tests will exclude pregnancy.
Answered on May 23, 2014
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