A 26-year-old female asked:
i had an ultrasound today. my gestational sac measures 16mm. she said there was a yolk sac but no fetal pole yet. does this mean miscarriage?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Jeffrey Levine answered
31 years experience Family Medicine
No confirmed IUP: How many weeks pregnant are you? If you are very early, it may mean that they identified a gestational sac, but it may be too early to see a yolk sac, which would confirm an Intrauterine Pregnancy (IUP). Did they tell you to come back for another ultrasound in 1-2 weeks?
Answered on Jul 10, 2015
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