I am also very confused!! I began to bleed very heavily on 12/6/12 passing some small clots and then a very big clot. Went to the Dr who said it was possibly a dysfunctional uterine bleed which can happen sometimes. He took bloods to check that I wasn't pregnant and in the evening phoned me to tell me the bloods came back with an hcg of 5000, but it was likely that I had miscarried.( I had no idea that I could possibly be expecting!) Went back on 15/6 and had more bloods and my hcg and gone up to 11705. He booked an appointment for me at the EPU for 26/6 and took more bloods on 18/6 which came back as 14391- he then told me that I had a viable pregnancy of the womb due to the rising levels! I had more blood taken on 22/6 and hcg was 20504. I attended my appointment at the EPU and had a transvaginal scan- the specialist told me that there was a gestational sac and an embryo present CRL measurement 5.5mm. But she could not detect a fetal hearbeat. She said that the viability of the pregnancy is uncertain and I have to return in 8 days for another scan. She said because my bloods were not increasing as she would expect and my progesterone level is also low at 11.00 that I should prepare myself for the pregnancy not being viable. She also said I was approx 6-7 weeks( although I am unsure of my last period). She said she had a good view when she scanned me and her feelings were that the pregancny isn't viable as she should have seen a flutter in accordance with my dates, but that she "was sitting on fence with this one" til my next scan. I have had very little symptoms- the bleeding has stopped now. I HATE this waiting and feel completely alone. Can anyone relate to my story, I don't know how to feel :-(
I can understand the tension, stress and anxiety that you are going through. However, there is nothing much you can do but wait. Normally a gestational sac with a yolk sac appears at about 5 weeks (calculated from your last missed period date) of pregnancy and can be well visualized by 6 weeks on a transvaginal (through a vagina) ultrasound (so it can be missed at 5 weeks). Fetal heart beat usually appears by 8-9 weeks. This is why it is best to repeat the scan a week or two later. Take care!
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