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At 5 weeks 2 days after ivf, is it normal to see only a gestational sac but no yolk sac? Gestational sac was 10mm

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: The yolk sac is usually present by the fifth week of pregnancy - it would be concerning if there was no yolk sac seen during the fifth week.
Answered on Jan 10, 2016

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