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4 ultrasounds, 9 hpts and blood test are all negative, but I look five months pregnant and still have pregnancy symptoms, why?

4 ultrasounds, 9 hpts and blood test are all negative, but I look five months pregnant and still have pregnancy symptoms, why?

Pseuodopregnancy: This can occur but you need to have your physician consider an endocrinology evaluation to be certain. Sometimes there can be emotional issues that need to be considered.Discuss this with your physicians ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more


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I had my LMP on 09/10/14, missed my period this month, and did hCG with level of 3866. 2 positive home Pregnancy test. NOTHING on ultrasounds. Help?

I had my LMP on 09/10/14, missed my period this month, and did hCG with level of 3866. 2 positive home  Pregnancy test. NOTHING on ultrasounds. Help?

Too early: usually at 4-6 weeks after conception you will see a yolk sac or early fetus image- this can take up to 3 months depending on the equipment used. Please call your GYN for ongoing evaluation. ...Read more

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I Keep Take Pregancy Test. Theyre All Post. Doc. Confirmed I'm 5Weeks. No Symptoms. Nothing Shows On The Ultrasound & I'm Scared Is Something Wrong?

I Keep Take Pregancy Test. Theyre All Post. Doc. Confirmed I'm 5Weeks. No Symptoms. Nothing Shows On The Ultrasound & I'm Scared Is Something Wrong?

Get full GYN exam: Positive pregnancy test means something somewhere in your body is producing the hormone HCG which is detected in the urine. That something can be a normal embryo in the uterus, an embryo outside the uterus (tubal pregnancy), molar pregnancy (incomplete embyo) or an HCG-producing tumor. All these possibilities need to be explored urgently. ...Read more

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Does the free clinic do ultra sound and pregnancy test?

Does the free clinic do ultra sound and pregnancy test?

Usually: It would depend on which clinic you are utilizing, but all should do a pregnancy test and most would have ultrasound capability. ...Read more

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Can u have a possitive pregnancy test and u take an ultra sound and cant see anything even though it says I should be 8 weeks pregnant is this normal?

At times: Empty fetal sac. At times it indicates a high risk of a miscarriage. Some OBs recheck an ultrasound at 10 weeks. Good luck! Speak with your OB ...Read more

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Is missed periods, negative pregnancy and ultra sound tests normal?

Is missed periods, negative pregnancy and ultra sound tests normal?

Many possibilities: At 38 years of age there are a wide variety of possibilities. You need a doctor to work this up. Premature menopause, thyroid malfunction, stress, sudden weight changes, medication side effects are just a few possibilities. ...Read more

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How many blood test and ultra sound you will have during pregnancy. I am 24 weeks pregnant right now and had 1 blood test and 1 ultra sound.

How many blood test and ultra sound you will have during pregnancy. I am 24 weeks pregnant right now and had 1 blood test and 1 ultra sound.

It is all safe: Ultrasound has no radiation so it is safe. Blood tests are done for evaluation and if there is something your doctor is following, it is done a little more often. You don't lose more blood than you make in the process. ...Read more

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How soon can a sonogram detect ectopic pregnancy ? I'm 3 days late with positive test. Last period april 1.

Another week or two: You'd be 5 weeks counting from your last period. Pretty early to see the pregnancy in either the tube or the uterus. Have you had previous ectopics? See your provider. A good plan is to get pregnancy hormone blood tests drawn every few days then an ultrasound in a week or so. It's good that you are seeking medical care early. ...Read more

Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more