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Port Lavaca, TX
A 22-year-old female asked:

Could i still have a miscarriage or an ectopic pregnancy if the sono showed a sac in the uterus?

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Dr. Charles Bloom
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes…: But these are 2 different questions. If there is a true gestational sac in the uterus, there can still be a chance of miscarriage. This risk drops dramatically to less than 5% when an embryo with a heartbeat is seen. It is also possible to have an ectopic pregnancy with a gestational sac in the uterus but this is rare, about 1 in 30,000 naturally conceived pregnancies.
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