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Elmsford, NY
A 22-year-old female asked:

At 8weeks the doctor did an abdominal ultrasound and couldn't find the baby. he send me to do a vaginal one in 2 days i am scared hcg level 41, 000?

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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
Radiology 48 years experience
Calm Down!: The HCG level you give could be seen in a 6 wk pregnancy. Would be hard to see with abdominal sono. Molar pregnancies tend to have higher HCG values. Get the vaginal sono and find out for sure. If there was a problem then it is best to get it over with earlier than later. Hope things work out for you!
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