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My hcg levels are 2600 but nothing was seen on US

I went to the ER Friday because of abnormal vaginal bleeding. I found out that I am pregnant for the first time at age 36. I've always been told that I probably wouldn't be able to have kids, so imagine my surprise! Anyway, the spotting completely stopped and my hcg levels were 872. I went to the Dr today and my levels have raised to 2600. From what I understand that's good, but they were unable to see anything on the US. Now, I'm scared to death that this may be an ectopic pregnancy. Any words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated
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Hello dear, I have no experience with ectopic pregnancies but that's interesting that your HCG more than doubled. Did they tell you to come back?

As far as women being told they won't be able to have kids...my dear friend was told that, had several M/C and now she has 3 healthy kids. Don't loose hope. Best wishes.
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Sometimes if you're earlier than six weeks you will not see a just stational sack or fetal pole in the ultrasound. Every 2 to 3 days they will repeat your hCG levels to see if they double that will be a good sign. If the numbers rise significantly then there may be a problem with hydatidiform mole ( tissue and excessive growth within the womb)
You will also have to be checked for atopic pregnancy us. If you start to have pain in the growing area that can also be of concern. Brown spotting and light bleeding can sometimes be normal in early pregnancy but heavy vaginal bleeding like a period or bright red bleeding with clots are almost definite signs of miscarriage.
I meant just gestational sac,  don't we all hate auto correct
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