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6 WEEKS PREGNANT AND NOT FETAL POLE OR HEART BEAT. GROWTH NOT GROWING PROPERLY IS THIS NORMAL?

By Anonymous February 16, 2010 - 11:46pm
 
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I WAS TOLD I HAD AN ECTPOIC, THEY GAVE ME METHOTREXATE AND NO BLEEDING SO FAR ITS BEEN 3 WEEKS SINCE I HAD THE SHOT. COME TO FIND OUT I DIDNT HAVE AN ECTOPIC. HAD 3 ULTRASOUNDS DONE GROWTH OF GESTATIONAL SAC NOT GROWING PROPERLY AND NO FETAL PLOE OR HEARTBEAT WERE DETECTED ON ALL 3. LAST U/S SAYS IM 6 WEEKS 1 DAY. THERE IS A YOLK SAC BUT ODDLY SHAPED. SO NOW IM WORRIED THAT I MIGHT HAVE ABORTED THE BABY WITH THE SHOT. BUT I HAVENT BLED OR ANYTHING YET. SOOO SCARED!

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I have a history of PCO.some months i get periods on 40 day of cycle.after treatment of clomid and IVF i have a baby.My LMP was on 7 May, on 19 and 20 may i spotted which i normaly dont bcz i hv PCO. Next month i missed my period i feel severe back pain.PG test on 13Jun (a week after missed date) was -ive then on 24 it came +ive on 25June ultrasound said pregnancy is 5.3weeks with no fetal pole and yolk sac seen while GA shld b 7 weeks. Doctors asked to come after 2 weeks for another ultrasound.i wanna knw did my zygot implant late thats y fetal pole and yoll sac are not developed yet? Or it could b a misscarriage? My gestational sac is 0.8 cm.i m currently having cyclogyst would it help? In feb and mar and apr i had a UTI and vaginal infection. In may after 19 i had diflucane and vaginal cream as well..would this med hv effected my pregnancy?

June 30, 2016 - 11:45am

Dear Anon,

I am very sorry you are going through this right now-- I have been in your shoes before. I know you're measuring around 6 weeks but since you have had an ultrasound already, may I ask how far along you should be? By six weeks, a fetal pole should already be found.

I am wondering why your doctor would give you Methotrexate without being sure that you had an ectopic pregnancy. It is a very powerful drug which should never be given to a pregnant woman. Did he or she run additional hcg blood tests as well as ultrasounds prior to giving you the shot? Or were these 3 ultrasounds done afterwards?

Unfortunately, many times when we miscarriage we bleed but sometimes we don't. For those of us who don't a procedure called Dilation and Curettage, or D & C, will be done. The procedure involves scraping and collecting of the tissue from inside the uterus and is an outpatient surgical procedure.

I wish you the very best and if this pregnancy is unviable, I am truly sorry but if there is one thing I can tell you from having gone through a miscarriage myself is that it truly does help you appreciate the meaning of life and when you do have a baby, that baby will be your rainbow after the rain.

February 18, 2010 - 6:57am
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Anonymous (reply to Rosa Cabrera RN)

i should be almost 7 weeeks! i really dont know why she would give me it without even looking at the ultrasound. she just based it off what the e.r. technician found. she did hgc blood tests after she gave me the shot and they were going up but not so much and they werent doubling either. so she told me it was a viable pregnancy. my doctor scheduled a d&c to be done but i dont know when yet. waiting for the call. started blleding but just spotting not to much though. told my doctor i wanted to wait it out to see if my body miscarries on its own. so im just waiting to see what happens.

February 18, 2010 - 1:47pm
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I'm sorry, Anon.

Depending on the dr they will sometimes let it happen on its own but sometimes they want to get you in asap. In my case, my ob was very concerned about hemorrhaging and she scheduled it after 3 ultrasounds (including a vaginal one) and countless hcg tests.

Like I said, this is a rough experience but you will find that your next child will be a gift and you will love him or her like no other person in the world.

Good Luck :-)

February 19, 2010 - 8:10am
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