A 24-year-old female asked:
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recently went to er at 5w5d prg. seen for bleeding. u/s was to early to tell but hgc was 23. is pregnancy likely?

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Dr. Christina Adberg
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Difficult to say: An hCG level of 23 would be consistent with having conceived approximately 10 to 14 days ago. An ultrasound will show the very beginning of a gestational sac at an hCG level of about 1200. We generally cannot see a viable embryo until about 10,000. Unfortunately with only one measurement, it is impossible to say what will happen. You just need time.
Answered on Aug 10, 2014
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