A 30-year-old female asked:
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I am 6wk 3 days preg I had an ultrasound I am measuring 4 WK. 6 days with no yolk sac and no fetal pole just a gestational sac. Am i miscarrying ?

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Dr. Matthew Hitchcock
12 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe: That is very suspicious for something called a blighted ovum. The only way to know for sure is to follow with more ultrasounds to see if there is any further growth.
Answered on Feb 16, 2017
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